Originally from France, i got married in June.
My husband, who's American, had a good job when we filed for my green card application.
He lost his job this summer and since then he hasn't been working.
He just found a new job and his employer is willing to write a letter stating his salary but since our interview is in two weeks we won't be able to bring the pay stubs that are required.
One of our friend is willing to be a joint sponsor (She made $60.000 last year and she's not married and doesn't have any children)
Should we get her as a joint sponsor or a letter from my husband's employer will be enough ?
Kindly note that normally all "Form I-864 Affidavit of Support issues are raised (and settled) at the "National Benefits Center" level (within the first few weeks or months after your AOS application is received at the lock box) and if there have not been any "RFE"s received requesting "more evidence", then case is good to go as far as the I-864 is concerned and the "interviewing USCIS officer" normally does not go over the I-864 again. But that's in CA and you never know in NY.
Hopefully the letter from your husband's new employer, on company letterhead and with notarized signature, accompanied by the pay stub from your husband's first paycheck should be enough. Otherwise, if you want to really be a "perfectionist", simply have a new I-864 filled out by your qualified co-sponsor signed and ready, inside your bag, with a copy of her 2016 tax returns - but do not show or volunteer that new evidence unless specifically challenged and/or asked. Allez, merde!
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