I have a petition on going for my mom. I already sent my affidavit of support together with my last ITR. the visa application

Asked 10 months ago - Valley Stream, NY

was paid and sent to them. what we are waiting for is the letter for her interview appt. Last week, I just got fired from my job. My question is can I file for unemployment? I am worried that the petition process will be denied because of my job lost.

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  1. Marc Damien Sean Taylor

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    Answered . Unemployment benefits can be counted as income for the I-864.

    If you do not find another job before the interview, then make sure that you send a new I-864 with proof of your unemployment income and other assets you need.

    Hopefully, you earn enough, if not, you should consider finding a co-sponsor now.

    Law Office of Marc Taylor, Esq. PC, www.usavisanow.com, 888-645-6272, info@usavisanow.com , 224 W. 4th Street,... more
  2. Daniel Patrick Hanlon

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    Answered . Unemployment insurance payments are income, and may be used to meet the I-864 requirements. To the extent you cannot adequately support the I-864, you may need a co-sponsor.

    Please note that this posting does not constitute legal advice or create any attorney-client relationship with the... more
  3. Altin Nanaj

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    Answered . You may need a cosponsor if your income is not sufficient at the time of interview.

  4. F. J. Capriotti III

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    Answered . This could be a problem .. .if the US Consul asks for more information than that which you sent to the NVC with your I-864.

    PROFESSOR OF IMMIGRATION LAW for over 10 years -- This blog posting is offered for informational purposes only. It... more

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