USCIS Form I-864 affidavit of support: How to determine if a sponsor meets the income requirements
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USCIS Form I-864 affidavit of support: How to determine if a sponsor meets the income requirements

For most family-based immigration I-130 petitions the sponsor is required to complete USCIS Form I-864 Affidavit of Support. Form I-864 is used to verify that the sponsor meets the financial requirements to sponsor their family member for US permanent residence. See how to determine if a sponsor meets these income requirements.

Do I qualify for USCIS humanitarian reinstatement?
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Do I qualify for USCIS humanitarian reinstatement?

In some cases, the petitioner of USCIS Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative passes away before the immigration process is complete. When this occurs, there is discretionary relief available with US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) through what is referred to as humanitarian reinstatement. Here’s how to find out if you qualify.

What is the domicile requirement for an immigrant visa?

What is the domicile requirement for an immigrant visa?

To qualify as a sponsor for an immigrant visa, a petitioner must be domiciled in any of the States of the United States, the District of Columbia, or any territory or possession of the United States. (A lawful permanent resident (LPR) sponsor must also maintain his or her LPR status.) But what exactly is the “domicile requirement”—and how do you correctly fulfill it?