I was transferred to the U.S. in L-1 status a few weeks ago and just learned that I am going to continue getting paid in India, rather than being paid in the U.S. I will, however, be receiving the salary indicated in my L-1 petition. Is this allowed, or is it required that the U.S. company pay my salary?


Generally speaking, it is permissible for an L-1 worker to be paid by the foreign entity rather than the petitioning entity in the United States. (11.May.2023)

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