He files the petition abroad and if he does not have sufficient income then you two get a co-sponsor that is a legal permanent resident or us citizen.
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After marriage the US citizen files a form I-130 ... followed by MANY other forms ... a process that takes about 9-12 months.
Yes, income can be an obstacle if he doesn't make over $20,000 a year. If his income is too low, you'll need a financial co-sponsor.
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My colleagues are correct. Marry, file IR petition and visa process. Co-sponsor will be required if petitioner's income is insufficient.
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