USA EB-5 Visa Program

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Looking for an EB-5 Investment? Think Burger King

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Looking for an EB-5 Investment?  Think Burger King.  As recently reported in the Wall Street Journal, more and more Brazilians and other non-US are looking to permanently move to the US (read more…).  The US investor visa EB-5 requiring a $1 million investment is often discussed as one way for a family to obtain permanent residence […]

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As a Brazilian, should I buy a property in the US in my own name?

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Most lawyers would advise you not to buy a US property in your own name.  There are two reasons for this.  The first is that if you put the property in your own name it will subject it US estate taxes which could go as high as 55% next year.  The second reason not to […]