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Does bad credit or private loans/litigation affect immigration?

I am UK citizen and had withdrawn a bank loan when I was in UK, which I did not pay back. I am on bad credit in UK. Currently I am working in USA for more than 2 years and my current employer in USA is ready to sponsor Green Card for me. My current USA employer does not know about my bad credit in UK. My Question is: During background and security check for green card process, will this loan effect my GC? Does the GC background and security check process includes financial unpaid loans/bad credits in other countries as well?

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I don't think it should be a problem unless that non-payment of the loan was somehow some kind of a crime in the United Kingdom. If it is not a crime I don't see why this is an issue at all. More...


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