I have been married for about five month to my American wife. I have been in the country for about 9 years and working illegally ever seen but filed taxes every year. I lost my job and I don't have job anymore. My wife is an African-American. We got married, opened bank account together, bought and registered a car together, health insurance together, utility bills together on both of our names and we have pictures. I want to file concurrent form (I-485 and I-130). My wife told me she will never file taxes with me because it will affect her FAFSA and other benefits. She has given me necessary documents but said she won't be giving me her supporting document to file I-864 and 1040. She called me lazy and packed out today. I have no EAD.
Is it a must to submit a Form I-864 and 1040 to file?
You mean your wife is willing to file an I-130 for you but refuses to file I-864? I-130 has no value without I-864.
Yes she must submit the sponsorship form. This is an absolute requirement.
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Yes, the petitioning spouse must file an I-864 with supporting documents such as the most recent tax return.