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Can i file for bankruptcy as an alien with no legal immigration

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Can i file for bankruptcy as an alien with no legal immigration status but with a valid SSN ?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Bankruptcy Law
Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 6 years ago.

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Can i file for bankruptcy as an alien with no legal immigration status but with a valid SSN ?

 

Response: Yes, you can. You do not have to be a citizen and in status in order to file for bankruptcy protection. You must however have a picture identification and a valid social security card in order to file. See 11 U.S.C. Section 109.

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