I'm in brazil and would like to setup a company in usa, is it possible?
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There is only one thing you need to "set up a company in usa (sic):" Money (in US dollars). Use your US dollars to hire a very experienced lawyer who practices Immigration Law and Corporate Law in one or more of the states where you intend to set up your corporation. They will take it from there.
You should consult with an immigration attorney who specializes in EB5 investor visas. The attorney will be able to tell you the steps necessary to enter into the US and set up a business as an EB5 investor. Very detailed financials and business plans, etc. are required, but the visa is very possible and a very good way to enter the United States.
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You need to have a consultation with an experience law firm that specializes in EB-5 Visas and corporate startups and business law. Very few law firms offer this type of expertise, so you need to act quickly so you know the situation. Immigration is an extremely complex and technical area of law. This is not merely a matter of filling out forms. What you do not know can have grave consequences and even prevent you from obtaining immigration benefits. You need to retain an experienced immigration attorney for any immigration matter or you may throw away your future. Do not let geographic restrictions get in the way of retaining the best attorney. Pick the best attorney you can find and remember one rule: a good attorney is generally never cheap, and a cheap attorney is generally never good so don't choose based on price.
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You will need to obtain a Tax ID Number and then you should choose which state in which you wish to form your entity, hire a Registered Agent and form it.
I would advise retaining an experienced business/corporate attorney to assist you and watch over things, as you are abroad.
Best of luck.
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