I have an existing business I run in my home country. It does not require me to work from any particular location so I've been able to travel for short periods without any interruption to work. My wife is on an F1 visa with an OPT for the next year and I am planning to apply for an F2 to be able to stay with her while she does this. Considering my business runs in India and payments are made to an Indian bank account, and no jobs are being taken from US citizens am I breaking immigration law continuing my business to run, or do I have to dismantle the company? I also own a house that is rented out from which I earn income; I intend transfer both these incomes to the US on a monthly basis to cover living expenses while I'm here – my account in India to a joint account in the US. Is the process of bringing money into the country illegal for an F2 as well. And does this question change at all if I was on an H4?
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