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In 1950, Congress passed the first Federal child support enforcement legislation requiring State welfare agencies to notify appropriate law enforcement officials when it became necessary to provide aid to dependent children who had been abandoned or deserted by a parent

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Q: When was child support in the US started?
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How do you notifify US Immigration of Failure to pay child support?

Your State's child support agency can do this.

Can you sue your biological father for back child support if your mother received welfare?

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Yes, you can still be a citizen. The US does not revoke citizenship for people who owe child support.

Which US states do not garnish wages for child support?

All US states allow income garnishment for court ordered child support.

Do I need to pay child support if you started a new business?

No. You only need to pay child support if you have a child. Starting a new business is not classed as having a child though it can be expensive.

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Child support is paid to the child's other parent regardless where the child is.

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In the US, yes, you have to continue paying child support.

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How do you file for child support if absent parent is working out of the country?

Some countries have reciprocal agreements with the US about child support - contact your State's child support agency for help with this.

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