Non Citizen

May 16, 2009

Non Citizen filing for Bankruptcy

Non Citizens and Bankruptcy by: Andres Montejo, Esq.   A question was posed…   I am a resident alien, and I am interested in filing for […]
May 17, 2012

Can Non-Citizens File Bankruptcy?

The answer is simple: Yes. The Bankruptcy Code does not limit who may file based on citizenship status. It states that “only a person that resides […]
May 22, 2012

Do Non-Citizen Debtors Get All the Benefits of Filing Bankruptcy?

In a blog last week I said that non-citizens—legal or not—can file bankruptcy. All they need is appropriate identification. But that begs two questions: 1) Would […]
May 24, 2012

Does Filing Bankruptcy Affect a Non-Citizen’s Immigration Status?

Usually not.  But in some limited situations the indirect consequences can be huge. Considering what’s at stake, if you are either a legal or illegal immigrant […]