You don’t have to be wealthy, or even a citizen, to establish a U.S. based business
Here is the game plan:
- Establish an LLC in the United States from anywhere in the world.
- Access the U.S. market, start earning money.
- Doors that are closed to your countrymen start to open for you.
Let me explain…
There are entrepreneurs in every country. They are individuals with an attitude of independence and creativity. An entrepreneur finds a way when everybody else says, “that’s impossible.”
Unfortunately, governments around the world get in the way of entrepreneurs’ desire to start a business. Even if you do start a business, the market in your country may not be substantial and immigration laws often command that you stay put.
Love the USA or not, one thing the U.S. government definitely tries to support is wealth creation.
This means that for a U.S. based entrepreneur – the only boundaries between an individual and their success is their own creativity and hard work, not excessive bureaucracy and corruption. Here’s the crazy thing, though. You don’t have to be an American citizen to have an American company!
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Alternative Ways to a U.S. Visa
If you are willing to be an entrepreneur, there is a path towards citizenship.
For most people who want to immigrate to the United States you either have to apply for asylum which means you have greater problems than starting a business right now – or you must already have family here. For everyone else, you just wait, and wait, and wait.
If you have aspirations to become a legal permanent resident but don’t have family in the U.S. or a sponsor, the first step is to start a business.
Besides, starting a business in the U.S. is wise even if you never plan on coming here! Check out these individuals who operate businesses in the U.S. from outside of the U.S. These are some of our clients from myusaservice.com and their businesses include real estate investment, e-commerce, and consulting.
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But How Does Starting a Business Convert to a Visa?
You may have heard of an EB5 visa where you must invest $500,000 — $1,000,000 in a market. Well, you don’t have to have that much money to be eligible for other types of visas in the U.S.
What you will need is some cash flow, real transactions with American firms or individuals, and some real business to be done in the United States.
Having business to do in the U.S. is what I call a “good problem to have.”
For a free general consultation on business opportunities that may work for your situation, go ahead and schedule a call with our experts here.
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After You Have Set-Up Your U.S. Based Business…
There are some visa options that are potentially available.
*Let me clear — this is not legal advice and these visas are not as clear-cut as family-based visa opportunities. The point is, they can be a foot in the door for you, as they have been for many others.
The E2 Visa (for those from Treaty Countries):
From immigration specialists at alcorn.law
“The E-2 nonimmigrant — or temporary — visa allows foreign nationals whose home country has a trade treaty with the U.S. to remain in the U.S. when investing capital in a U.S. business.
An E-2 visa is valid for only two years. However, it can be extended indefinitely every two years as long as the conditions under which the visa was granted remain in place.”
This visa allows stays for up to two years. Read more about the E-2 nonimmigrant visa here.
The B1 Visa:
“You may be eligible for a B-1 visa if you will be participating in business activities of a commercial or professional nature in the United States, including, but not limited to:
Consulting with business associates
Traveling for a scientific, educational, professional or business convention, or a conference on specific dates
Settling an estate
Negotiating a contract
Participating in short-term training”
This visa allows stays between 1 and 6 months and unlike a tourist visa, permits some types of professional activity.
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Like I mentioned at the beginning of the article, the U.S. government supports wealth creation for its entrepreneurs. And these non-immigrant business/investment visas may be your first step to finding a sponsor, an employment opportunity, or the type of wealth that can open up doors to citizenship for you.
Whether or not U.S. residency is your motivation, we at myusaservice.com are here to guide you, step by step, through the process of establishing a U.S. based business in mere weeks! Schedule a free consultation today.