Monthly Archives: November 2012

What crimes are deportable?

I recently had a case that a client was charged with Possession for Sale of a Controlled Substance.  I became concerned because he couldn’t bail out because there was an immigration hold on him. This meant that even if he … Continue reading

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Can a Bankruptcy affect your application for citizenship or permanent residency?

Don’t be afraid to meet with a bankruptcy attorney if you think it will affect your application for naturalization/citizenship. Application for citizenship is very form driven.  There is nothing in the N-400 Application that specifically requests information about ever having … Continue reading

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Discharge Limit of Unsecured Debt in Chapter 13

$360,475.00 This includes your credit cards, medical debt and any secured liens that are stripped. So if you have a large second on your house and it is worth less than you owe, in order to strip the lien it … Continue reading

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