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Hi Ajay,
Many thanks for you helping people like us, who are in dire need of help and guidance.
I am on a H4.Is it allowed of me to work for my indian employer and get paid in indian money in India.
my indian employer is headquatered in US. And the end client is in US too.
Please help.
thanks again.

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Hi,

H4 status allows for employment if you are physically outside the U.S. However, you cannot be employed within the U.S. even if your employer pays you in foreign currency, or even if the work being performed is on behalf of a client or customer outside the U.S.

Perhaps you can talk to the prospective employer about supporting you by filing an H1B petition.

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Ajay K. Arora

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I can answer your questions on employment and family-based U.S. Immigration Law. Expertise in various immigration categories includes the following: H-1B, L-1, O-1, PERM (labor certification), EB-1 to EB-3 I-140 employment-based immigrant petitions, family or fiance(e) or spousal sponsorship, visa extension or change of status, adjustment of status, naturalization (citizenship), etc.

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Ajay K. Arora attended Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wales at Swansea (United Kingdom), and earned his law degree at Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, in 1993. Mr. Arora has practiced Immigration Law since graduation and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995.

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American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) full member since 1995.

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Ajay K. Arora attended Pennsylvania State University and the University of Wales at Swansea (United Kingdom), and earned his law degree at Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, in 1993. Mr. Arora has practiced Immigration Law since graduation and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association since 1995.

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