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An F-2 visa holder cannot work unless they get a work permit. They are allowed to volunteer but volunteering is only legal for the ‘employer’ in the not-for-profit/charity sector. Unpaid internships are legal but only where the relationship is primarily for the benefit of the intern. An “internship” where the intern is doing work that could/should be done by ...


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You don’t have to work for a company you own I’m an owner of 3 private companies and part owner of dozens of public companies. I only work for one. Other people are employed to do the work. So, you can start a company you are not allowed to work for and that company (at your direction) can employ other people who are allowed to work. See Are directors ...


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An F-2 visa holder is free to create and publish online content, but can’t profit off of it since F-2 holders are not allowed to work, even for themselves. That being said, an F-2 holder could provide the funds for someone else to create online content as long as the visa holder acts strictly in an investor capacity and does not actually “work” on anything. ...


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