L classification applies to intracompany transferees who, within the three preceding years, have been employed abroad continuously for one year, and who will be employed by a branch, parent, affiliate, or subsidiary of that same employer in the U.S. in a managerial, executive, or specialized knowledge capacity.
A U.S. employer or foreign employer must file the petition,
but a foreign employer must have a legal business entity in the
United States. The petition must be submitted with:
Evidence of the qualifying relationship between the
United States and foreign employer, based on ownership
and control, such as an annual report, articles of
incorporation, financial statements or copies of stock
L Petition Requirements.
A letter from the alien’s foreign qualifying employer
detailing his or her dates of employment, job duties,
qualifications and salary; and
A de******ion of the proposed job duties and
qualifications, and evidence showing that the proposed
employment is in an executive, managerial or specialized