Eb2 to Eb1c - international assignment


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Hello, 

Context:  I work as a leader (director of engineering) at a MNC. I've approved I-140 on EB2 visa and in the 7th year of my h1b. I've both a team in India and in the US. There is an opportunity for me to travel to India for a year or more for operations expansions in India and to help set up a high performing team. I was thinking that it may give me an opportunity to apply for EB1 C upon my return from India. 

Questions:
Could I still maintain my H1B status while I'm in India while expanding my team there? If yes, what is the maximum length of time that I could maintain that visa status and work from India? If I could maintain my H1B for an year, would I be able to come back to apply for my EB1 upgrade? Should I be a salaried employee of our India office to be eligible for EB1C upgrade?
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