I'm a holder of an L2 (spouse) visa & I also have my EAD. Can I freelance for companies here and overseas? How will I be paid?

Asked over 1 year ago - Sugar Land, TX

We've just moved from Australia to Texas.

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  1. Carl Michael Shusterman

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    Answered . Yes you can. You can be paid as an employee or as a contractor.

    (213) 394-4554 x0 Mr. Shusterman is a former INS Trial Attorney (1976-82) with over 35 years of immigration... more
  2. Alexander Joseph Segal

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    Answered . You can work for the duration of the card. That includes freelancing and any other worm of self employment.

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  3. Alexander M. Ivakhnenko

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    Answered . I do not believe Congressional intent for valid L2 was encompassing one's desire to free lance for companies here and overseas.

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