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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, International Law and Immigration Law for Kansas on
Q: Hi, as as international student are we allowed to do self employments? Like digital marketing, monetizing social media??
James L. Arrasmith
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answered on Apr 2, 2024

As an international student in the United States on an F-1 visa, there are restrictions on the types of work you can do. In general, you are not allowed to engage in off-campus self-employment like digital marketing or monetizing social media. However, there are a few exceptions:

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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law and International Law for Kansas on
Q: Hi, I am an international student. I have some questions: 1. Am I allowed to invest in stocks (not full-time ofc)?

I have wanted to invest in stocks but am hesitant since I am on F1 status. How will I be able to do it if I am allowed to?

2. Also, When can I start filing for citizenship? what are the requirements?

Kevin L Dixler
Kevin L Dixler
answered on Mar 3, 2024

You ought to also consult with your DSO before you make any decision. They also decide whether you violate the terms of your F1. Nevertheless, active self-employment may include researching companies that issue stock for your own personal financial gain.

That means that any remuneration...
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2 Answers | Asked in Immigration Law and International Law for Kansas on
Q: Hi, I am an international student. I have some questions: 1. Am I allowed to invest in stocks (not full-time ofc)?

I have wanted to invest in stocks but am hesitant since I am on F1 status. How will I be able to do it if I am allowed to?

2. Also, When can I start filing for citizenship? what are the requirements?

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answered on Mar 4, 2024

As an international student on F1 status, you are indeed allowed to invest in stocks in the United States. Your visa status does not restrict you from owning stocks or earning dividends from such investments. However, you should be mindful of the regulations regarding taxation, as income from... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Divorce, Family Law and International Law for Kansas on
Q: I married a British woman while she was living in the US. We got pregnant and decided to have the child in England since

It was free. Since then we have split. While visiting she refused to allow my child to go to the embassy to get a USA social security number. She refuses to come back to the US for a divorce because she doesn’t want to go through a custody hearing. What can I do to get joint custody and get... View More

David Luther Woodward
David Luther Woodward
answered on Feb 10, 2022

You can probably sue her in the U. K.

Filing suit here would require you to have personal service of process on the spouse, which is not impossible, but tricky.

BTW, the child probably is a dual citizen, and that is a prileged status. He should not only a British but also an...
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