Hi. I am a U.S. Citizen and my fiance lives in Qatar. We we have already met in person and would like to marry. I was wondering what proof is needed for my situation. I have been receiving social security disability for 4 years, which is just $600 shy of the minimum income requirement to sponsor my fiance. I have been caring for children for over 2 years, and I am payed cash, which I always deposit into my bank account. This combined with my SDDI equals over $22,000/ year. Can I provide bank statements as proof or would I instead/also need a letter verifying my pay? Should I request to be paid via money order vs cash? Would my pay even qualify, since I am not required to file taxes based on my pay being under the required limit to file?
No, bank statements won't help.
Why don't you report this income and provide a copy of you profit-loss tax schedule along with your 1040.
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SDDI is also considered income for affidavit of support purposes.
Work with an experienced immigration lawyer on this Fiance petition and K-1 visa application - otherwise your risk not seeing your fiance in the US for a few years, if at all..
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