Facing Default, Some Student Loan Borrowers Flee Abroad
Millions of Americans owe a collective $1.3 trillion in student loan debt, and roughly a quarter of them are behind in their payments. As they struggle to stay afloat, some have even sought refuge abroad, where it’s possible to escape student loan collectors – but only for those who plan never to return to the United States.
Here & Now‘s Meghna Chakrabarti discusses the phenomenon of student loan debt dodging with Joshua Cohen, an attorney who focuses on student financial aid.
- Joshua Cohen, attorney who focuses on student loan issues. His website is TheStudentLoanLawyer.com. He tweets @studentloanlaw.