H1b, L1, L2, H4 Visa Stamping After Trump’s Executive Order
People are really confused now about visa stamping after the executive order.
I hope this discussion will clear your all doubts.
Let’s first discuss confusions that everybody has.
1st confusion: What will happen, if H1B or L1 visa holders are in the USA and their H1B or L1 visa have expired? Can their spouse go for H4 or L2 dependent visa stamping?
2nd confusion: What will happen, if the H1B or L1 visa holders have valid visa stamping but they are in their home country. Can their spouse go for visa stamping.
The recent updates have clarified all your doubts. Please read carefully. If you are a H4 or L2 spouse, you can go for Visa stamping in two situations.
Situation 1. If your spouse is in the US with valid status. Valid status means even if your spouse’s visa has been expired, he should have valid I-797 or I-94.
Situation 2. If your spouse has a valid visa stamping then you can go for stamping without any problem whether your spouse is in the USA or not, it does not matter.
Now, Let’s discuss Conditions for H1b and L1 visa stamping after Trump’s Executive order
Condition 1. If they work in public health related areas or research areas, then they can go for stamping.
Condition 2. If they work for a government agency’s IT support or services then they can get exceptions for stamping too.