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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Tunisia
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I'm about to get the AOS ready, my sister is gonna be the co-sponsor for my husband.

I work as a nanny, but I dont have a bank account or tax returns, my sister does though.

Do I have to file an AOS too without tax returns or Is it just ok if I send the AOS of my sister (co-sponsor) only??? and what are the papers she would need besides tax returns??

please I need help, I dont wanna mess this up.


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09/29/2010: NVC received the case, Case# received, IIN received, Both email id provided

09/29/2010: I-864 AOS review fee ($88) online payment

09/30/2010: I-864 AOS status 'PAID', AOS package mailed out

10/15/2010: I-864 AOS package delivery

10/15/2010: I-864 AOS package completion

09/29/2010: DS-3032 Choice Of Agent emailed to NVC

10/06/2010: DS-230 IV fee ($404) online payment

10/07/2010: DS-230 IV status 'PAID', IV package mailed out

10/12/2010: DS-230 IV package delivery

10/12/2010?: DS-230 IV package completion

10/12/2010: NVC completion due to APPROVAL OF EXPEDITE REQUEST

10/15/2010: Received by Consulate

10/19/2010: MEDICAL EXAM

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Ireland
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You need to file a I-864 too, as you are always the primary sponsor of your spouse. You will need to include a letter explaining why you were not required to file tax returns (ie income too low).


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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Tunisia
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You need to file a I-864 too, as you are always the primary sponsor of your spouse. You will need to include a letter explaining why you were not required to file tax returns (ie income too low).

how low an income can get for them to not questioning why your taxes report didnt come with the AOS?

and what are the papers that the co-sponsor should give besides tax returns?


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09/29/2010: NVC received the case, Case# received, IIN received, Both email id provided

09/29/2010: I-864 AOS review fee ($88) online payment

09/30/2010: I-864 AOS status 'PAID', AOS package mailed out

10/15/2010: I-864 AOS package delivery

10/15/2010: I-864 AOS package completion

09/29/2010: DS-3032 Choice Of Agent emailed to NVC

10/06/2010: DS-230 IV fee ($404) online payment

10/07/2010: DS-230 IV status 'PAID', IV package mailed out

10/12/2010: DS-230 IV package delivery

10/12/2010?: DS-230 IV package completion

10/12/2010: NVC completion due to APPROVAL OF EXPEDITE REQUEST

10/15/2010: Received by Consulate

10/19/2010: MEDICAL EXAM

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Your income must be below poverty line according to IRS guideline. If you're single and less than 65 years of age and you only earned $9,350, you don't have to file taxes. But it is generally a good idea to file your taxes even if you make $1,000. You can look forward to rebates, credits, and whole slew of other benefits. Plus, filling taxes are your civic duties. Moreover when things like immigration comes around, you won't have to log into Visa Journey and ask "serious questions about AOS."

So in future, file your taxes diligently.

For more information, contact your tax professional or IRS @ http://www.IRS.gov

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Tunisia
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Your income must be below poverty line according to IRS guideline. If you're single and less than 65 years of age and you only earned $9,350, you don't have to file taxes. But it is generally a good idea to file your taxes even if you make $1,000. You can look forward to rebates, credits, and whole slew of other benefits. Plus, filling taxes are your civic duties. Moreover when things like immigration comes around, you won't have to log into Visa Journey and ask "serious questions about AOS."

So in future, file your taxes diligently.

For more information, contact your tax professional or IRS @ http://www.IRS.gov

Thanks for the response. I have special conditions right now that would not allow me to file my taxes at the moment. But I truly intend to file all of them once these conditions are removed.

So Should I add a letter with my AOS saying that I earn less than 9,350$ and that's my I have no tax returns?

Or they will just get that from the info I'll be filling in the AOS?


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09/29/2010: NVC received the case, Case# received, IIN received, Both email id provided

09/29/2010: I-864 AOS review fee ($88) online payment

09/30/2010: I-864 AOS status 'PAID', AOS package mailed out

10/15/2010: I-864 AOS package delivery

10/15/2010: I-864 AOS package completion

09/29/2010: DS-3032 Choice Of Agent emailed to NVC

10/06/2010: DS-230 IV fee ($404) online payment

10/07/2010: DS-230 IV status 'PAID', IV package mailed out

10/12/2010: DS-230 IV package delivery

10/12/2010?: DS-230 IV package completion

10/12/2010: NVC completion due to APPROVAL OF EXPEDITE REQUEST

10/15/2010: Received by Consulate

10/19/2010: MEDICAL EXAM

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Thanks for the response. I have special conditions right now that would not allow me to file my taxes at the moment. But I truly intend to file all of them once these conditions are removed.

So Should I add a letter with my AOS saying that I earn less than 9,350$ and that's my I have no tax returns?

Or they will just get that from the info I'll be filling in the AOS?

Send the letter along with the I-864.


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Thanks for the response. I have special conditions right now that would not allow me to file my taxes at the moment. But I truly intend to file all of them once these conditions are removed.

So Should I add a letter with my AOS saying that I earn less than 9,350$ and that's my I have no tax returns?

Or they will just get that from the info I'll be filling in the AOS?

You must file I864 and your co-sponsor must file a I864A. Along with it, include that letter explaining your situation. Don't be too wordy. Just write memo like letter to the point. You may post your letter here and we'll try to opine on it to make it better, if needed.

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23-DEC-2016 -:- N400 form mailed to Dallas, TX Lockbox (USPS EXPRESS)

27-DEC-2016 -:- N400 form delivered/picked up by USCIS

01-JAN-2017 -:- N400 form fee check cashed by USCIS

04-JAN-2017 -:- N400 form received per NOA1

09-JAN-2017 -:- N400 form NOA1 notice date

14-JAN-2017 -:- N400 form NOA1 on hand through USPS

30-JAN-2017 -:- N400 fingerprint taken

01-FEB-2017 -:- N400 interview schedule process started

26-JUL-2017 -:- N400 interview date set (01SEP2017)

29-JUL-2017 -:- N400 interview letter on hand

01-SEP-2017 -:- N400 interview date - Interview passed

10-OCT-2017-:- N400 oath ceremony letter on hand (oath on 26OCT2017)

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Filed: Other Country: China
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You must file I864 and your co-sponsor must file a I864A. Along with it, include that letter explaining your situation. Don't be too wordy. Just write memo like letter to the point. You may post your letter here and we'll try to opine on it to make it better, if needed.

The joint sponsor files an I-864a only if they live in the same household as the sponsor. It is not clear the OP and her sister are part of the same household. If they are not, the sister files an I-864, not I-864a.


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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Tunisia
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The joint sponsor files an I-864a only if they live in the same household as the sponsor. It is not clear the OP and her sister are part of the same household. If they are not, the sister files an I-864, not I-864a.

yes the sister lives in the same household as the petitioner (me). that means i should file I-864 while my sis files I-864a! I hope Im getting this straight!

thank you for your help!


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09/29/2010: NVC received the case, Case# received, IIN received, Both email id provided

09/29/2010: I-864 AOS review fee ($88) online payment

09/30/2010: I-864 AOS status 'PAID', AOS package mailed out

10/15/2010: I-864 AOS package delivery

10/15/2010: I-864 AOS package completion

09/29/2010: DS-3032 Choice Of Agent emailed to NVC

10/06/2010: DS-230 IV fee ($404) online payment

10/07/2010: DS-230 IV status 'PAID', IV package mailed out

10/12/2010: DS-230 IV package delivery

10/12/2010?: DS-230 IV package completion

10/12/2010: NVC completion due to APPROVAL OF EXPEDITE REQUEST

10/15/2010: Received by Consulate

10/19/2010: MEDICAL EXAM

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yes the sister lives in the same household as the petitioner (me). that means i should file I-864 while my sis files I-864a! I hope Im getting this straight!

thank you for your help!

do i need to include my sister's birth certificate with I-864A?


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09/29/2010: NVC received the case, Case# received, IIN received, Both email id provided

09/29/2010: I-864 AOS review fee ($88) online payment

09/30/2010: I-864 AOS status 'PAID', AOS package mailed out

10/15/2010: I-864 AOS package delivery

10/15/2010: I-864 AOS package completion

09/29/2010: DS-3032 Choice Of Agent emailed to NVC

10/06/2010: DS-230 IV fee ($404) online payment

10/07/2010: DS-230 IV status 'PAID', IV package mailed out

10/12/2010: DS-230 IV package delivery

10/12/2010?: DS-230 IV package completion

10/12/2010: NVC completion due to APPROVAL OF EXPEDITE REQUEST

10/15/2010: Received by Consulate

10/19/2010: MEDICAL EXAM

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Tunisia
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You must file I864 and your co-sponsor must file a I864A. Along with it, include that letter explaining your situation. Don't be too wordy. Just write memo like letter to the point. You may post your letter here and we'll try to opine on it to make it better, if needed.

thank you! i appreciate any help! i attached the letter in the forum, would you help me make it better?

sponsor statement.doc


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09/29/2010: NVC received the case, Case# received, IIN received, Both email id provided

09/29/2010: I-864 AOS review fee ($88) online payment

09/30/2010: I-864 AOS status 'PAID', AOS package mailed out

10/15/2010: I-864 AOS package delivery

10/15/2010: I-864 AOS package completion

09/29/2010: DS-3032 Choice Of Agent emailed to NVC

10/06/2010: DS-230 IV fee ($404) online payment

10/07/2010: DS-230 IV status 'PAID', IV package mailed out

10/12/2010: DS-230 IV package delivery

10/12/2010?: DS-230 IV package completion

10/12/2010: NVC completion due to APPROVAL OF EXPEDITE REQUEST

10/15/2010: Received by Consulate

10/19/2010: MEDICAL EXAM

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Tunisia
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thank you! i appreciate any help! i attached the letter in the forum, would you help me make it better?

would u please tell me if this can work as a good statement sayin why i dont pay taxes?

YOUR NAME: [ SPONSOR ] YOUR ADDRESS: TELEPHONE NUMBER:

National Visa Center ATTN: CMR 31 Rochester Ave. Suite 100

Portsmouth, NH 03801-2914

Statement describing why I am not required to file taxes.

To whom it may concern:

I have not been filing taxes because I have an income that is lower than 9,350$/year as I work as a .....

Thank you for taking that into consideration,

The Sponsor


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09/29/2010: NVC received the case, Case# received, IIN received, Both email id provided

09/29/2010: I-864 AOS review fee ($88) online payment

09/30/2010: I-864 AOS status 'PAID', AOS package mailed out

10/15/2010: I-864 AOS package delivery

10/15/2010: I-864 AOS package completion

09/29/2010: DS-3032 Choice Of Agent emailed to NVC

10/06/2010: DS-230 IV fee ($404) online payment

10/07/2010: DS-230 IV status 'PAID', IV package mailed out

10/12/2010: DS-230 IV package delivery

10/12/2010?: DS-230 IV package completion

10/12/2010: NVC completion due to APPROVAL OF EXPEDITE REQUEST

10/15/2010: Received by Consulate

10/19/2010: MEDICAL EXAM

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Canada
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The letter is ok, however you can't state the figure of 9,350, that ladynthetramp quoted, as this does not apply to all years.

What you need to do is look up the previous years 1040 instructions for 2007. 2008 and 2009.

The previous years forms are here.

So for instance, for 2007, if you filed married filing separately, the cut off amount (see page 6 of the instructions) was 3,400. If you were not married in 2007, then look at the cutoff for filing single, that amount in 2007 was 8,750.

You need to:

1. Look at the 1040 instructions for each year

2. Find the status that would apply to you for that year (single, married filing separately etc)

3. Find the cut-off figure

4. Include that in your letter

So it might read something like this:

I did not file taxes for the past 3 years as my gross income was less than the cut-off figure for filing:

2007 (single) 8,750

2008 (married filing separately) $amount

2009 (married filing separately) $amount

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Cuba
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All the above answers imply that she was receiving a W-2 for being a nanny and is not considered self-employed. The threshold for self employment is much much lower, not because of income tax but is self employment tax (which is social security tax). But I don't know if the USCIS cares about that, but the IRS does. My opinion, see a tax professional.

Sorry, above should say "not because of income tax but because OF self-employment tax"

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Wales
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Why not just state the income on the W2's?


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