I get SSN Benefits and retirement payment in the total of $45,000 per year for the past 4 years. I do not file taxes because of an exemption.
Can I serve as a sponsor to a family member (for I-485) ?
Yes,. Income is required not "earned" income. Besides, to me, your income is earned.You can be a sponsor. Review USCIS form I864P - google it. It is a charge of income levels vis a vis family size to serve as a sponsor.
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You will likely be able to sponsor a family member.
Take a look at this form: https://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/files/form/i-864p.pdf and see whether you make enough for your family size plus the family member you are trying to sponsor.
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you may sponsor a family member with social security benefits. the USCIS is expecting tax returns. other evidence of income may be provided.
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