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Guillermo J. Senmartin, Esq., Immigration Lawyer
Category: Immigration Law
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Experience:  10+ years of experience in various aspects of U.S. Immigration Law.
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can a permanent resident claim bankruptcy, chapter 7 and 1

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can a permanent resident claim bankruptcy, chapter 7 and 13?
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Absolutely. Either one is possible. In fact, claiming bankruptcy wouldn't even hurt them when they apply for U.S. Citizenship. As long as there is no fraud that rises to a criminal level, there is no affect in regards XXXXX XXXXX Residency. If there is no debt to the IRS, it would not affect a U.S. Citizenship application either.


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