I will be entering the US on a J-1 Visa on April 1st. My wife will not join me until July 1st. Can she continue to work in her home country up until July 1st?

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    She can do what she wants in her home country
    – BritishSam
    Commented Jan 22, 2018 at 15:57

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She is only in J-2 status when she is in the US. When she is outside the US, she doesn't have a US status and she is not subject to any US regulations about what she can do in J-2 status.

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