Illegal immigrant can file for bankruptcy in the U.S.
According to statistics in the United States illegally at the moment live from 7 to 20 million people. Many of them came to the U.S. in search of work and a better future, but are experiencing significant financial difficulties and wish to announce bankruptcy to write off the debts and start your financial life over a new leaf. We are often asked whether you want to be a U.S. citizen to file for bankruptcy.
Nowhere in the American Bankruptcy Code does not say that one of the requirements for filing for bankruptcy is a U.S. citizen. To file for bankruptcy, a person must reside in the U.S., have a business here, or property. Sobiraetsya return to the U.S., but is not required to be a legal resident or citizen. Thus, you must show that you have been in the U.S. for a certain period of time and we intend to make the U.S. your home.
However, in order to file for bankruptcy, you must have either a social security number or individual taxpayer identification number. Thus, if you are in the U.S. illegally and want to file for bankruptcy, you must provide documentation that you pay federal income taxes in the United States. Tempting to use false identification, but it can not only lead to a denial of bankruptcy, but also to bring to justice.
If you against criminal charges, you may be deported from the United States. Therefore it is very important that you do not commit any crimes during your bankruptcy proceedings. If you are in the U.S. illegally and would like to file for bankruptcy, you need to speak with an experienced and qualified bankruptcy lawyer who will help you in this difficult process.