H1 to L1
I’m from India. I got my H1 lottery picked in 2022, got stamped my visa in Feb 2023 and I moved to USA in month of May 2023.
Prior moving to USA I had worked for the same company for 14 months and moved to their USA office through H1 visa.
Post moving to USA I found my spouse can’t work on H4 visa till we get I140, when I requested my company to process my I140, they are stating they will do it after I complete 1 year wok in USA.
Now the manager mentioned that company is ready to file petition for me on L1A/B visa thus it helps my spouse to work in USA.
Now I’m in a confusion to accept the L1A/B visa or remain in H1.
Please suggest me if moving to L1A/B lead to cancel my H1 visa ?
Does it mean I’m locked with same employer and can’t move back to H1 ?
I have to move back to H1 in future Do I need to get into H1 lottery again ?
Also if I get L1A/L1B petition approved, do I need to go back to India and get the L1 Visa stamped ? OR can I change the status to L1A/B as I’m already in USA