I'm citizen from Angola Africa and i open a company here in texas and now my partner who is a legal resident said i can't claim

Asked over 1 year ago - Dallas, TX

nothing because I'm under a B2 visa and I'm not eligible to open a company

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  1. F. J. Capriotti III

    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . This isn't really an immigration question. Talk to a business lawyer.

    PROFESSOR OF IMMIGRATION LAW for over 10 years -- This blog posting is offered for informational purposes only. It... more
  2. Isaul Verdin

    Contributor Level 16


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    Answered . Your question is lacking as to what you are attempting to claim. However, as an investor, you may be eligible for certain investment visas that will allow you to stay in the US and work for your company. You should contact an immigration attorney ASAP. Best of luck.

    Verdin Law Firm, LLC
    Dallas, TX


  3. Michael Charles Doland

    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . You can open a company under a B2 visa. You just can't obtain permanent residence or work for that company until you obtain a different visa.

    The above is general legal and business analysis. It is not "legal advice" but analysis, and different lawyers may... more
  4. Gary A Kester

    Contributor Level 17


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    Answered . Need more information to answer this question it does not end with citizenship. Perhaps there is something in the partnership agreement. Sit down with a business attorney in your area (Not in Africa but TX).

    I am an Arizona attorney. AVVO does not pay us for our responses. Simply because I responded to your question... more

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