My wife ( the petitioner) is using her dad as a joint sponsor because she's a full time student and cannot support me (the intending immigrant).
Later on, we found out that her dad alone doesn't make enough to support me (since his household size is pretty big) therefore, we are also using his wife's income by adding an I-864A form because together they make enough to support me.
Question: Since we are using the I-864A, and on their joint tax returns she's listed as his spouse, would this evidence alone be enough to establish their relationship?
They also live in the same household (which is mentioned on the 1040 forms too)
In this regard you need to establish the household income and not necessarily the relationship.
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There is no legal need to prove up the relationship between a household member and a Co Sponsor only a showing of a qualified requisite income.
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Previously asked and answered. Again, there is no need to prove the relationship between a sponsor and his household member. The mere fact that they are married, filing taxes jointly and showing the same household address is more than enough.
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