My wife (US citizen) and I have been living in London for years and she's sponsoring me to get IR1. She has a savings account with a little over $70,000. Would that be enough to sponsor my application?
Her sister could be a co-sponsor, but she's currently unemployed because she's taking care of her mom who got sick. She might be unemployed for just one month, but we don't know yet. In 2018 and 2017 she filed about $50,000, but she was out of work for 2016.
The question is should we add my wife's sister as a co-sponsor and would this damage our application? If we don't add her, are our savings enough for the application to be accepted?
(My wife and I are both PhD educated and in the UK we made over £100,000 of combined income last year and this year as well)
An unemployed joint sponsor weakens the case. The US citizen abroad doesn't meet the US domicile requirement.
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