In general, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) don't factor in your credit score or consumer debts when reviewing your application for citizenship. These debts are considered a civil matter, meaning companies who you owe money to would seek remedies against you in civil rather than criminal court. Thus they have no bearing on your fitness as a potential US citizen and would not factor into any deportation decision.
However, there are a couple of exceptions to this rule.
If you need to undergo child custody mediation after your divorce to come to an agreement regarding your children, it's important to go into things prepared.
Any child custody agreement that's made during and after mediation could have a lasting impact on your relationship and future interaction with your children, so a lot is riding on the meetings you are going to have.
You can go into child custody mediation as prepared as possible by doing the following five things beforehand:
If your spouse died while serving their country as a non-citizen, you can apply for their citizenship posthumously on their behalf. This will not only fulfill your spouse's dream of becoming a United States citizen, but it will also be the first step in getting survivor benefits for you and your children. Here's what you'll need to do.
Contact the post's family advocate
You'll need paperwork from your post's family advocate.