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You are supposed to turn in the I-94 when you leave. You would get a new stamp when you enter the U.S. after October 1, 2013 and it would be an L-1A stamp which would override the H-1B status so you could continue on your L-1A status as before.
You would not get a new I-94, per se, because they no longer give them out as of earlier this year. You just get the stamp in your passport. They will keep that record for you.
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Hello Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq. ,
Thank you so much for quick answer to my question.
I have been told that while traveling to Mexico/Canada chances of taking I-94 while leaving for vacation are very minimal. If in case my I-94 was not taken do I have a provision to drop this at USCIS drop box in any International Airport while leaving from USA?
You are welcome. As far as the I-94, they never take it. You are supposed to turn it in when you leave. You will not be getting a new I-94 because they do not give them out anymore. And stop reading things online. What you have read is in regards XXXXX XXXXX visas, not work visas. Here is an official link:
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Hello Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq.,
I need to hand over my I-94 while exiting from USA to Flight Carier, if in case they do not take? and come to USA after my 3-4days of vacation at port of entry the Visa Officer would issue ( I mean - admission stamp will show the date of admission, class of admission, and the date that the traveler is admitted)???
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