As an f-1 student can i sell a screenplay or does it count as employment hence illegal?

Asked over 1 year ago - Los Angeles, CA

I am studying at a filmschool and i am from india?

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I wrote the screenplay in India

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  1. Brad S Kane

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    Answered . I have updated your practice area, so you can hear from knowledgeable immigration lawyers.

  2. Giacomo Jacques Behar

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    Answered . Makes no difference where you wrote the screenplay . As an F-1 student you are prohibited from working (or attempting to promote and sell) without a valid EAD issued by USCIS. Talk to your school's DSO and FSA and see what they have to say about this.

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  3. John Grayson Davidson

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    Answered . You may not work and generate income.

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