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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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 experience. His response to your question is general in nature, as not all the facts are known to him. You should retain an attorney experienced in immigration law to review all the facts in your case in order to receive advice specific to your case. Mr. Shusterman's statement above does not create an attorney/client relationship.
You can work for the duration of the card. That includes freelancing and any other worm of self employment.
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