Iam the petitioner but my friend is the sponsor, who should file form I864 me or my friend or both?
Im just a student so I don't make money to support.. so should my friend filed the form if he is the only one who can sponsor my mother? I filled the I-130
You should send 2( I-864 Form), one under your name and other under your friend's name (co-sponsor)
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If you filed a visa petition for your mother, you need to file an I-864. Your friend can also sign one as a joint sponsor.
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Any petitioner must file an I-864, even if you have a co-sponsor.
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Assuming you are a USC and over 21, you need to find a joint sponsor who is domiciled in the U.S. and is an LPR or USC and knows the consequences of being a joint sponsor.
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The petitioner is required to submit an I-864. If the petitioner cannot meet income levels to sponsor, a joint sponsor is possible. The joint sponsor has to meet the required income amount on his own and also would need an I-864.
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