What you really need is to secure a co-sponsor to file another Affidavit of Support supplementing yours .
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The combination of your income and assets need to meet 125% of the poverty guidelines. Any assets you use in completing your I-864 will be less any money owed on those assets.
I advise that you try to obtain a joint sponsor, who does not have to be a family member or relative. He/she shall be a U.S. citizen or with permanent residency status.
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If you need to include your assets, the net value has to be 3 times (if you sponsoring a spouse or a minor child) or 5 times (if sponsoring other relative) the difference between your household income and poverty guidelines.
I agree with my colleagues.
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