Legal Advice for “I-864” — 9 results
Written by attorney Tom Youngjohn, about 5 years ago.
When someone, say the beneficiary, is immigrating to the US based on a petition by a relative, a financial sponsor is required, sometimes more than one. The financial sponsor must file an... more
Written by attorney Michael Gianelli, over 3 years ago.
I-864 Affidavit of Support
1. Overview Virtually all family-based applicants applying for permanent residence must include an I-864 Affidavit of Support in order to comply with the... more
Written by attorney Ryan Reppucci, over 4 years ago.
Immigration form I-864a should be used by the person that intends to financially sponsor an immigrant but does not meet the financial qualifications set by law to be the actual sponsoring... more
Written by attorney Thanh Doan, almost 5 years ago.
Satisfying the Affidavit of Support Requirement
the affidavit of support, the sponsor must prove income at or above the 125% of
the poverty income guidelines by providing a... more
Written by attorney Thanh Doan, over 4 years ago.
all persons who immigrate through a family member must have a qualified I-864
filed on their behalf by the petitioner.  By completing the I-864, the petitioner/sponsor is... more
Written by attorney John Manley, over 5 years ago.
WHEN DO I HAVE TO SIGN THE AFFIDAVIT OF SUPPORT (FORM I-864)? The petitioning family member must be the sponsor for the Affidavit in family-based petitions. Note that even if the... more
Written by attorney Disna Weerasinghe, 5 months ago.
Determine Whether You Are Eligible to Become a Sponsor for I-864 Sponsors who are petitioning relatives, and joint-sponsors (does not have to be a relative of intending immigrant) who is... more
Written by attorney Greg McLawsen, almost 2 years ago.
When one spouse helps another immigrate to the U.S. he is require to sign an I-864, Affidavit of Support. The I-864 is a binding legal contract where the sponsor promises to provide... more
Written by attorney Susan Pai, about 5 years ago.
Beginning and End of the Contract Contract begins when the alien becomes a permanent resident (not when the I-864 is signed).
Contract ends if:
*Alien becomes a U.S. Citizen