My spouse’s L-1A expired in May and the lawyers got her I-129 petition in b4 the visa expired. If (🤞🏽) and when her petition gets approved does she HAVE to travel to the home country for a stamp?

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It’s an extension and I’m pretty sure it was filed as “extend the status of beneficiary because beneficiary already holds this status”. D1, we tick change of status when a beneficiary is on a status like F-1 and we are requesting a change to a new status without the person leaving the country. This allows the person’s status to be switched to the new status once the petition is approved (or in the case of H-1B’s the beginning of the fiscal year.) Since your wife’s L-1A was timely filed, she’s considered to be in status and once her I-94 expires and her extension is pending she has 240 days to remain in the U.S. For visa stamping, once her petition is approved, she does not need it unless she leaves the US. She will need the L-1 visa to renter the US.

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Thanks A1, that answers my question. She doesn't need a stamp unless she wants to exit the country and return back to the US. We were worried that she might HAVE to mandatory fly back just to get a stamp in this COVID time, which seems to be a non-requirement as per you

If they filed it as a change of status application or as an extension of existing status then no, stamp isn’t necessary if you’re not planning to leave the US anytime soon. Visa expiry also doesn’t matter- you’re fine throughout duration of status. If she doesn’t have status as L1A, then I don’t see what sort of status she might have while the I-129 is pending approval...

D1- The petition receipt doesn’t mention any “change of status” it just says petition for non-immigrant worker. Is there any place I can check the type of petition as you mentioned ?

It’s a box lawyers check on the form, so you have to read the form the lawyers actually filed..

D1- the lawyers say that my wife would be on legal status L1A while the I-129 is pending approval.

That’s good. It means while her visa stamp has expired (and that stamp isn’t useful for any information beyond entry into the country), she’s still on L1A status. You might as well ask the lawyers about need to travel to stamp too. They’ll be able to tell you if they filed as change of status.

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