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