The L visa has an initial period of stay of three years, and recipients can apply for two extensions in two-year increments. This means individuals on an L visa can remain in the U.S. for a total of seven years. However, if the recipient has spent time out of the U.S., they can request that the full days spent outside of the U.S. during the period of petition validity be ‘recaptured’ and added back to their total maximum period of stay. It should be noted that transit travel times are not counted.
Your spouse and your unmarried children under the age of twenty-one, may accompany you to the United States. For employment questions for family members please contact us.