I am filing I-130&I-485 for my mother, but I don't work. My husband has enough income to support my mom. We file our taxes jointly. Should I file I-864 as a sponsor (with unemployment status and $0 income) and my husband file I-864a as a household member to support this application? Or I have to file I-864 as a petitioner and joint sponsor (with $0 income) and my husband file I-864 as 2nd joint sponsor? Confusing...
The 864 and 864a appear to be the right combo
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Avvo has tagged your question as Medicaid and Medicare. I have relabeled it as an immigration issue so that attorneys experienced in that area can provide you with an appropriate response.
Read instructions to form I-864 carefully. It provides clear instructions.
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