Can I work as a part-time ESL teacher on my opt work visa?

Asked 8 months ago - West Palm Beach, FL

I just completed my Masters degree in Education. Can I work as a ESL teacher on my opt work visa with this degree? Is that considered directly related to the field?

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  1. Carl Michael Shusterman

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    Answered . Yes

    Mr. Shusterman's (former INS Trial Attorney, 1976-82) response to your question is general in nature, as not all... more
  2. Christian K. Lassen II

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    Answered . Yes

  3. Ajay Kumar Arora

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    Answered . Yes, but it should not be free lancing or self-employment. Please provide the DSO with all employment information so that your SEVIS record can be updated.

  4. Alexander M. Ivakhnenko

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    Answered . Not legally.

    DISCLAIMER The answer given above by the lawyer serves for educational purposes only and provides general... more

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