by signing the I-864, you take on the responsibility to support your dependent. They cannot get means tested public benefit - medicaid is one of them. Pay the bill as the I-485 asks whether mom has ever received public benefits. The instructions to the I-864 are very clear. Speak to an attorney regarding the process and what to expect.
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By signing the affidavit of support you take on the responsibility to support your mom, but it shouldn't affect your credit. The affidavit of support is used to ensure that green card holders do not need public assistance - that includes Medicaid and other public welfare programs. Make sure you read all the instructions on the forms and consult an immigration attorney if you have any questions.
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