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Do i have to pay in cash $220 if i have a joint affidavit of support?

Clarksville, TN |

my husband is filing for my green card and i was recently told by a lawyer aid that besides the ($1070,and $420) that i have to put in money orders for the forms..i need an additional $220 IN CASH because i have a joint affidavit of this true and where do i pay this fee

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No sepearate government fee for the affidavit of support where it is filed with the application for adjustment of status ($1070 fee). There is an affidavit of support government filing fee where the person will be applying for an immigrant visa application at the consulate abroad.

Ari Sauer
The Immigration Answer Man
Siskind Susser Law Firm
1028 Oakhaven Rd
Memphis, TN 38119
(901) 682-6455

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