Immigration and Bankruptcy

: Chris Lee Law Firm

  Filed under: Debt

peopleMany individuals come to the USA from other countries full of excitement and anticipation of the new opportunities that await them. They have had to deal with a great expense just to arrive in the US.  Often things don’t work out as they hoped and they find themselves getting into a serious debt situation. The high cost of living and sometimes medical bills lead them to where they cannot manage their debt.

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One of the concerns about filing for bankruptcy is how it will affect their immigration status.  The first step is to seek out a good Dallas bankruptcy lawyer. Also being in debt and having to file for bankruptcy should not affect the status of an immigrant. These are not considered crimes and there is no way that deportation would even be considered, therefore no immigrant that is in a tough financial situation should worry about this.

When you go through the bankruptcy process, it is the same for everyone when it comes to the rules and regulations whether you are an immigrant or not. The bankruptcy trustee has the responsibility for ensuring that no financial fraud is taking place by using the bankruptcy relief. Fraud comes into play when an individual is filing for bankruptcy with false information or is trying to hide assets. It also includes filing bankruptcies several times in different states.

As an immigrant that is need of debt relief then you have the right to use this debt relief resource just like anyone else without the worry about repercussions regarding your immigration status.


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