We are filing a 1 - visa and we need a co sponsor for the Affidavit of Support . My fiance his parents want to be the co - sponsor . Is that allowed since they are relatives ?
Yes. A join sponsor can be any U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or lawful permanent resident who is at least 18 years old, domiciled in the U.S., or its territories or possessions, and willing to be held jointly liable with the petitioner for the support of the intending immigrant. A joint sponsor does not have to be related to the petitioning sponsor or the intending immigrant. There may be no more than 2 joint sponsors. You should consult and retain an immigration lawyer rather than go this alone.
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Yes, no issue with that as long as the relative has sufficient funds and is a green card holder or a US citizen.
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Yes, as long as they live in the U.S. and are US citizens or lawful permanent resident aliens.
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If they are a U.S. citizen or permananet resident at least 18 years of age domiciled in the U.S., and meet the income requirements independently, then, yes.
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