Can a 17 year old file The I-864 Affidavit of Support for her spouse and have her father the Joint Sponsor?

Asked about 1 year ago - Kenmare, ND

My 17 year old daughter, who will be 18 in September, is filing Family Forms for her spouse, who is in the US on a B-2 Visa, which was his status when they married in March. Can she file the I-864 as a spouse, and have her Father, file the I-864 as a joint sponsor? The question here is her age for filing the I-864, which states she must be 18 years old. If not, how does she file Affidavit of Support?

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  1. Alexander Joseph Segal


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    Answered . Yes, why not?

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  2. Stephen D. Berman


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    Answered . While she does not meet the requirements for the form, USCIS has allowed this in the past.

    The above is intended only as general information, and does not constitute legal advice. You must speak with an... more
  3. J Charles Ferrari

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    Answered . Yes

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more

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