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Can my US-born wife sponsor me using only a joint sponsor’s income? Is she required to obtain a job before she can sponsor me or can we completely forgo that by adding a joint sponsor to the petition in order to meet the income requirements?
Yes. You can immigrate with a joint sponsor even if your petitioner (your wife in this case) has no income and does not have a job. Note that you don’t “add a joint sponsor to the petition” • the I-864 Affidavit of Support is only needed when you file Adjustment of Status (I-485) in the US or apply for the immigrant visa abroad.Your petitioner (your wife) would fill out one I-864, even though her household income is insufficient, and your joint sponsor would fill out a second I-864, and that joint sponsor’s household income needs to meet the required level for their household size.
What are the responsibilities of a K1 visa joint sponsor?
A joint sponsor is someone who is willing to accept legal responsibility for supporting your family member with you. A joint sponsor must meet all the same requirements as you, except the joint sponsor does not need to be related to the immigrant. The joint sponsor (or the joint sponsor and his or her household) must reach the minimum income requirement alone. You cannot combine your income with that of a joint sponsor to meet the income requirement.
What happens if the consular officer at your K-1 visa interview says there's not enough evidence of income?
It's best to prepare to make sure this doesn't happen to begin with, as going to the interview and then being told the evidence is insufficient will likely cause long delays in an already frustratingly long process! :-)To check if your income qualifies, use this chart here: http://www.usavisanow.com/wp-con... You will need to see if you income level is higher than 125% on that chart, counting yourself, your fiancé, and any dependents in your household number. If you exceed that number, you will be all set as long as you provide tax documents for the past 3 years, several recent paystubs, and a letter from your employer on business letterhead stating your salary and length of employment. If you don't meet the income requirement for your household count, you have 2 options: use a joint sponsor or use personal assets to add to your number. Using personal assets is confusing and doesn't always convince them, so finding a joint sponsor is the best method in most cases.Your joint sponsor can be basically any American citizen, but it's a good idea to use close friends or family as it is a serious legal commitment for them to sign papers to joint sponsor your fiancé. If you use a joint sponsor, you will need to use the same chart above and add your sponsor plus any dependents to yourself, your fiancé, and any dependents to get a grand total of the household count. Then you add your income to your joint sponsor's income and again try to exceed %125.You can add multiple joint sponsors as necessary, but you must make sure to add them and all their dependents to your household count. Then make sure you fill out a separate affidavit of support for each sponsor and provide the evidence (last 3 years of tax documents, recent paystubs, and employer's letter) for each sponsor.For more help with your K1 visa questions, visit my website My Visa Coach. Tons of free advice on my blog, sign up for a FREE 5-day visa application course, or enroll in our K1 Visa all-inclusive multimedia online course that will guide you through every step in the K1 process!Good luck with your K1! :)
What are the minimum financial requirements for US citizens to sponsor and bring thier spouses to the USA?
A financial sponsor must meet the minimum income requirements, which you can find at: HHS Poverty Guidelines for Affidavit of Support. The minimum requirements change over time, so it is important that you go directly to the most current form on the USCIS website to be sure you are getting accurate information. You will calculate your household size the same way you would on your federal taxes, based on how many dependents you have and how many immigrants you are sponsoring.If the US citizen petitioner’s income does not meet the financial requirements, you can seek out a joint sponsor. While the joint sponsor is often a family member, it can be any US citizen or permanent resident. It is important to note that you can not combine the income of the petitioner and the joint sponsor together. The joint sponsor’s income alone must meet the minimum requirements.
Is it possible to get a marriage visa for my girlfriend if I don't meet the financial requirement? Also, is it possible, if she is offered a job here, but doesn't have a work permit, will they consider her possible earnings?
No. As the sponsor you must meet the minimum financial requirement. Any income she makes (for the initial visa) doesn't count. Without a long-term visa for settlement she won't be able to work (in this case until she has Further Leave to Remain). (Marriage settlement visas don't allow you to work or volunteer.)You have to provide 6 months of bank statements and 6 months of pay slips to show you've earned the minimum.The only other way you can meet the financial requirements is with savings and it's a bit complicated. If you have no income it's ÂŁ62,500 pounds held in a bank account for 6 months.If you are trying to meet the ÂŁ18,600 and you only earn ÂŁ16,000. Then you can use savings to bridge the gap. You must have ÂŁ16,000 plus 2.5x the amount you are short.So, you if you earn ÂŁ16k per annum, you will need ÂŁ22,500 in savings as well to make up the difference.
Are you eligible to sponsor a would-be immigrant through the USCIS if you meet the income requirements by driving for Uber and Lyft?
The source of your income, as long as it is legal and taxed, doesn’t matter for sponsorship. You need to be able to provide 2 or 3 years• worth of tax forms to prove you are capable of providing for this person. And it goes without saying, you can not sponsor a friend, cousin, niece etc. The person you are sponsoring should be an immediate member of your family, like a parent or child or a sibling although sibling processing will take much longer
Can a non family member or a friend’s friend co-sponsor an immigrant visa applicant if their spouse did not meet the income requirement?
Yes. However, the term that you want to use is joint sponsor, not co-sponsor. A joint sponsor does not have to be a family member. A co-sponsor is a family member of the petitioner or the joint sponsor that lives in the same household as the petitioner or joint sponsor and can combine their income using an I-864A.Per USCIS, “A joint sponsor is someone who is willing to accept legal responsibility for supporting your family member with you. A joint sponsor must meet all the same requirements as you, except the joint sponsor does not need to be related to the immigrant. The joint sponsor (or the joint sponsor and his or her household) must reach the 125% income requirement alone. You cannot combine your income with that of a joint sponsor to meet the income requirement.” [1]In addition, the joint sponsor “..must also be at least 18 years old and a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident. You must have a domicile in the United States or a territory or possession of the United States. Usually, this requirement means you must actually live in the United States, or a territory or possession, in order to be a sponsor. If you live abroad, you may still be eligible to be a sponsor if you can show that your residence abroad is temporary, and that you still have your domicile in the United States.”I write free information and articles on the US fiancé and spouse visa processes along with adjusting to new life in the USA on my website and blog. See my website and blog in my biopage.Footnotes[1] Affidavit of Support
How can a U.S. citizen bring a foreign spouse to the United States if they do not meet the financial requirements?
If the petitioner’s current household income is insufficient, then they need to find a joint sponsor (any willing US citizen or permanent resident) whose current household income is sufficient to also complete an Affidavit of Support.
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