My wife (Petitioner) income based on her W2 form isn't enough to fill out form I-864 for me, but I work as a teacher assistant in university on my F1 visa (I am a PhD student). My stipend is around 20,000$ per year from school. Can I use my income to compensate my wife's low income?
Yes, since your income is lawfully earned it can be added to the petitioner's income, given that you both reside in the same household. You'll need to fill out the supplement "A"'to Form I864.
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Yes, lawfully eared income can be used.
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