Not Born in the USA? The Perils of Bankruptcy Filings by Undocumented Persons

By Richard J. Parker, Parker, Butte & Lane, P.C. (Portland, OR)

Immigration status is a complex legal issue for anyone not born in the USA. While some people born overseas are still U.S. citizens at birth, there are some hoops to jump through that do not exist for those born in the U.S. For example, even if Barack Obama had actually been born in Kenya, he would still be a U.S. Citizen, just as is John McCain who is a U.S. citizen despite . . .

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