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Applying for an F1 as a business owner in your home country

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Applying for an F1 as a business owner in your home country

Postby Silviya » Wed, 09 Nov 2016 04:26:38 -0500

I have 2 questions: I have a Freelancer account. I know freelancing on F1 is illegal, but my question is: Should I shut this account down before my visa interview, or as long as I don’t log in and bid, it is ok to keep it?
My second question is: I know it is illegal to operate a business on F1 unless I do it under an OPT permission. So what happens if I own a business in my home country?

Thank You for Your time and for throwing a little light on the mysterious labyrinth of the US legislation.
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