Can a usa citizen continue on a welfare program in new York while filling for his wife that's abroad?he has a co-sponcer ,

Asked about 1 year ago - New York, NY

does he have to cancel the welfare before he starts filling?

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  1. J. Thomas Smith Ph.D.

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    Answered . Yes, you can. However, the purpose of the Co-sponsor is to insure that your wife does not become a public charge which is why the CS files the I-864 Affidavit of Support. It guarantees that your wife will not become a public charge for 40 work quarters.

    Law Offices of J Thomas Smith J.D., Ph.D 11500 Northwest Freeway, Suite 280 Houston, TX 77092 713-LAWYER-2 www.... more
  2. 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
  3. Madhu Kalra

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    Answered . I agree with Mr. Smith's response, that you can be on welfare, as long you have an affidavit of support from a qualified co-sponsor.

    Madhu Kalra Kalra Law Firm 23720 Arlington Avenue, Ste 5 Torrance, Ca 90501 (310) 325-9012 http://www.... more

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