Do I need a joint sponsor for my marriage-based green card?

Asked about 1 year ago - Dallas, TX

My wife works a part time job so she makes below the poverty guidelines, but she gets some kind of pension from her ex husband ,so with that her gross income would be above the poverty guidelines, do i still need a co signer?

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  1. Gen Kimura

    Contributor Level 18


    Lawyer agrees

    Answered . I agree with my colleague.

    This answer is of a general nature and should not be relied upon as final, nor is it intended as legal advice.... more
  2. Kristina A. Gasson

    Contributor Level 12


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    Answered . I would recommend having a co-signer just in case she loses her part-time job or something else comes up. Whenever someone is "on the line," I recommend having a joint sponsor. Good luck. - Disclaimer: This a general answer to your legal question. Unless you have a signed engagement... more
  3. J Charles Ferrari

    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . Most likely, yes.

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

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