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Can i work for american company as estimator from mexico by internet if i had been deported for tried crossing illegaly to usa?

Atlanta, GA |

i used to work for american company in GA as drywall foreman and estimador but i came to visit my parents a year ago and i tryed to go back illegaly but i got cought by border patrol , now i got offer to work online for them can i get especial permit or since is outside the country can i do it with out.

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US immigration law only applies to people within the US, not people abroad.

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In general, an employee can work from abroad for a US company with little impact on the employee.

The employer on the other hand has to consider a handful of issues, including:

- local hiring entity
- payroll deductions
- employment law
- permanent establishment
- IP protection

So, the simple answer to your question is that your past issues with US immigration law will not likely interfere with your ability to work remotely from Mexico.

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Yes you can work for the US company since the work is being done remotely.

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