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Battling the Shame of Credit Card Debt

There’s no denying the fact that having large credit card debt can be extremely traumatic and stressful. It’s also humiliating. According to research, the most embarrassing thing that you could Read More

Cosigner’s Bankruptcy Could Leave Private Student Loans in Default

Some of the biggest problems that student loan borrowers have to deal with when it comes to paying back their loans, are issues related to cosigners. Even when a private Read More

The Case for Driving Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants

This year, the California Department Of Motor Vehicles will begin the task of issuing driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants in the state. California is one of the most recent in Read More

Medical Debt and Bankruptcy

Medical debt is one of the biggest causes of personal bankruptcy, and according to one study, in 2013, bankruptcies caused a result of medical debt affected close to 2 million Read More

More Reasons to Pass Immigration Reform Legislation

Bipartisan immigration reform legislation may have stalled in Congress for the time being, but the longer lawmakers drag their feet on passing this important legislation, the higher the revenues that Read More

USCIS Announces Changes in International District Names

In an important development, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services has announced new international district names, that will be used for international districts henceforth.  According to the notice, the Read More

Americanization of Names Linked to Increased Earnings for Immigrants

The practice of adopting a common American name is not an uncommon one among immigrants.  In fact, ever since the first immigrants began pouring into this country, the practice of Read More

American Public Supports Path to Legal Citizenship for Undocumented Immigrants

Regardless of the fate of immigration reform in this country, the American public is strongly in favor of the path to legal citizenship for undocumented immigrants. Statistics by the Pew Research Read More

Credit Card Debt and Bankruptcy

One of the debts that you will be able to discharge during a typical Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is credit card debt.  While the average amount of American credit card debt Read More

Deportations, Not Citizenship, Major Concern for Immigrants

While much of the current debate on immigration reform in this country centers on the need for forging a path towards citizenship for undocumented immigrants in the United States, many Read More

The Truth on Immigration Reform from Speaker Boehner

For months now, ambitious new immigration proposals have stalled as House Republicans continue with their stubborn refusal to consider the proposals. The Republicans have long claimed that the reason for Read More

Military Service Members Face Threat of Deportation

It’s hard to believe that military service members, who have served and defended the nation in some of the most challenging conditions possible, could actually be forced to leave this Read More

Many Deportation Cases Linked to Minor Infractions

The federal administration insists that its deportation policies target people engaged in criminal or illegal activity in this country, and denies that these policies impact students or those who are Read More

More Companies Now Participate in E-Verify Program

An online program that allows American employers to determine the eligibility of employees to work inside the United States is becoming very popular with companies. According to the United States Read More

Do I Have To Clear All My Debt in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

A Chapter 13 bankruptcy is an important option for a personal bankruptcy, and is especially ideal in those cases in which the person wants to start over on a fresh Read More

African-Americans at Much Higher Risk of Huge Medical School Debt

The average student in the United States now graduates with hundreds of thousands of dollars in student loans, and not that many employment opportunities to help pay off those loans. Read More

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