Is it possible to open a "small business" as a translator so I can invoice services while switching from F1 Visa to a B1Visa?

Asked about 1 year ago - Los Angeles, CA

How much would it cost in attorney fees and filing fees?

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  1. Carl Michael Shusterman

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    Answered . No, you do not have permission to work in the US.

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  2. J Charles Ferrari

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    Answered . No,

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  3. Rodrigo Ivan Canido

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    Answered . I agree, a B1 visa allows one to do the following: travel as a business associate, or, travel for a scientific, educational, professional or business convention or conference, settle an estate, or negotiate a contract. What you want to do does not really fit this purpose.
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