I am trying to bring my Filipina fiance to the U.S. I have income from 2 different sources and need to know if this qualifies as support under the K-1 Visa. I have been getting mixed responses regarding income that qualifies as support for this endeavor. I receive Social Security Disability and work a part time job as well.
Yes, both Social Security disability income, as well as your wages on the part time job qualify as "income" to be shown on the Form I-134 Affidavit of Support you'll need to give to your Filipina fiancee to take to the US consulate on the day of her K-1 interview. Your/her chances of success are good, since the I-134 doesn't ask for much and is not as strict as the other (real) Form I-864 Affidavit of Support you'll have to deal with once Fiancee in the US.
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Yes, both of these sources qualify as income.
Mr. Shusterman's (former INS Trial Attorney, 1976-82) response to your question is general in nature, as not all the facts are known to him. You should retain an attorney experienced in immigration law to review all the facts in your case in order to receive advice specific to your case. Mr. Shusterman's statement above does not create an attorney/client relationship.
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