I am in the U.S. in L1B status, and recently have been offered a more senior position. The new position involves much of the same specialized knowledge, but the job duties are different, so my employer is filing an L1B amendment. Can I start working in the new position upon receipt of the amendment?


Unlike the H1B category, where a person typically can begin a new position based on the filing of an H1B amendment, this is not permitted for the L1B category. If an amendment is required, the L1B worker generally must wait for the amendment to be approved before starting the new position. (15.Sep.2022)

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