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Bankruptcy and Immigration in Sacramento, California

Many people in Sacramento, California face not only debt problems, but immigration concerns as well. If you are considering filing for bankruptcy and are concerned about your immigration status, it is important to have the counsel of an experienced attorney. At Bankruptcy Law Group, PC, we are experienced bankruptcy lawyers who can answer your questions about bankruptcy and immigration. We are focused on making your debt relief goals a reality.

Contact us today to speak with an experienced Sacramento, California bankruptcy lawyer.

Debt Problems and Immigration Status

We represent many clients throughout California who are struggling with debt and immigration issues. There are a number of questions about bankruptcy and immigration you may be facing, including:

  • Do I have to be a U.S. citizen to file for bankruptcy? No, you do not. You simply have to be a legal resident. You do have to establish your identity, however, and can do so with a Social Security card or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN). You also have to have lived in the area you are filing for a minimum of 180 days.
  • Will filing for bankruptcy hurt my chances at becoming a naturalized citizen? There is no law forbidding people who have filed for bankruptcy from applying for citizenship. There is a question on the N-400 Application for Naturalization as to whether an applicant has failed to pay any taxes. If you answer "yes" to this question, it may have an impact on your immigration status.

Our lawyers are here to help you explore your debt relief options. We understand the special concerns of those facing bankruptcy and immigration issues, and we are prepared to help.

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If you are facing issues involving bankruptcy and immigration, our bankruptcy attorneys are here to help. Contact us today to schedule a free debt relief consultation with a knowledgeable Sacramento, California bankruptcy immigration lawyer. We hold regular office hours and are available evenings and weekends by appointment. We also speak Spanish.