L 1 INTRA COMPANY TRANSFER VISA
The L1 intra-company transferee visa is available to employees of international companies who are sent to work in the parent, branch, affiliate or subsidiary in the USA. Holders of an L1 visa may enter the U.S as an L1 intra-company transferee and at the same time seek permanent residency.
An L1 Visa Holder can travel freely in and outside of the US while his /her visa is valid. His/her dependents can come to live with him/ her in the U.S. A spouse of an L1 visa holder can apply for valid employment. (L2 visa) To be eligible to sponsor an L1 visa, an Employer must meet the following criteria: