I am in a same sex marriage and my husband’s income didnt reach the required income to sponsor an immigrant. He is $1000 short. I have 2 questions;
1) He got a promotion a week ago and will able to meet the required income to sponsor me. Is there any way that we can use that when we file the petition this month? If yes, what are the papers we need to prepare?
2) if the first one still wont work, we will have a joint sponsor, does USCIS will contact the person in joint sponsor? The reason i ask is because my family doesnt know abt me in a same sex marriage and not ready for them to know yet. If i ask one of my relatives to be a joint sponsor, does uscis will contact my relative and verify?
No generally NVC does not contact the cosignor other than through the petitioner for further evidence. If you properly submit the application with all supporting evidence you should not have a problem.
A US citizen sponsored spouse requires the I-864 and tax returns to show income levels where a joint sponsor is required the joint sponsor is not contacted. However, as evidence of a bona-fide relationship family, friends, and neighbors may be contacted by USCIS.
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USCIS may contact your family to ask questions about their knowledge of the relationship.
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