Monday, May 26, 2008

F1 Student - Adsense/online income

Just discovered that F1 students are
not allowed to be involved in any kind
of income through online advertisements
or any other type of employment, unless
you are an OPT or having a green card.

Details were provided by a famous lawyer as:

An F1 visa does not allow you to take off campus employment anywhere or anytime you want. You can only take employment under specific circumstances, such as through OPT or CPT and there are hardship provisions too. But generally, an F1 student cannot simply go out and find employment. This is illegal. I would encourage you not to do this because it is a violation of your status.

Complete article is found here