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Buying a Business in the USA - Immigration Issues
Issues that may come up if you plan to move the U.S. to buy a business

By Richard Parker | Diomo Corporation
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Q: I am interested in buying a business though I'm living overseas. I am planning on moving to the USA and I was wondering whether it is possible buying a business from overseas. Would I be able to get a green card and a loan? I am particularly interested in a child care centre or kindergarten as I am a fully qualified kindergarten teacher myself with leadership qualities. What deposit will I need for a business? And how will transactions and training by the seller work. I would be very grateful if you could answer my questions.

A: You raise some excellent points. Let me address them individually. The first thing you must do is contact and engage an immigration attorney. At the very least, get them to provide you with some general parameters regarding how to go about obtaining entry to the US. There is a ton of information on the Internet when searching: "US immigration information". As for your other points:

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Richard Parker is the author of: How To Buy A Good Business At A Great Price, the most widely used reference resource and strategy guide for buying a business. He has purchased ten businesses in his career and has helped thousands of prospective buyers worldwide learn how to buy the right business for sale. He is also founder and President of Diomo Corporation - The Business Buyer Resource Center.

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