Updating l 1a visa
However, the period of admission may extend beyond the blanket L-1 petition validity.
Public Law 111-230 became effective on August 13, 2010, immediately increasing the fees paid by certain high-volume users of the H-1B and L-1 programs.
However, the petitioner and other qualifying organizations may not seek L classification for the same alien under both procedures, unless a consular officer first denies eligibility.
Whenever a petitioner which has blanket L approval files and individual petition to seek L classification, the petitioner must advise that it has blanket L approval and certify that the beneficiary has not and will not apply to a consular officer for L classification under the approve blanket petition.
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Once the L-1 Blanket is approved, the company may transfer people to the U. on L-1 visa quickly and on short notice without having to file a separate petition for each employee with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
Names and addresses of all relevant affiliates, subsidiary and parent companies, branches, overseas offices, etc.
The alien beneficiary must apply for admission into the U. or be granted a change of status only during the validity period of a blanket L-1 petition.
Once approved, L1 blanket petitions considerably reduce the processing timings as the employer does not have to prove eligibility every time by filing individual petition.
Only the employee has to prove the eligibility at the U. consulate abroad, and no processing at USCIS is required for individual cases.
All the above fees should be made payable to "Department of Homeland Security" and can be paid with personal check, corporate check or money order.
Each of the fee listed above must be paid with separate checks or money orders.
In addition to the $500 Fraud Prevention and Detection Fee at the time of submitting blanket L-1 petition, this fee also must be paid for each employee at the time of visa issuance.