Q: Question about working and visa status
I’m remaining in F1 status (student visa-nonimmigration), I have far- relative lives in New York, he is owning a restaurant. I live with him and his family. I volunteer to help him with his restaurant during my free time just about 2-3 hours per week. No income received, no salary, no tips, no money and I volunteer to do that, no compulsion. Is that consider like working unauthorized or unlawful working which violated my visa status ?
If in case the answer is yes, what is the consiquence I have to face with ?
A: If you are merely helping out without pay the I would not consider it employment.
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