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Has the sponsor in I-864 has any obligations for the American Sitizen spouse?

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One main question: if the sponsor is not the immigrant's spouse, but a third party, is he/she responsible for the American spouse?

For example if I want to become a sponsor to my friend who recently married his wife and she is the American citizen, will I be responsible for her?

For example, If she gets Medicaid, will I be responsible for those bills, in case I am asked to repay them (reimburse).

In case of a divorce, I will continue to be responsible for the immigrant, but will I continue to be responsible for his ex-wife?

I have these concerns, because I know my friend very well, but I don't know his wife very well.

They may divorce one day, and I want to know if in any way I am responsible for her bills or any other expenses.

I have some additional questions about the sponsorship below.

Beyond the "public means tested benefits" specified in the form, are there any other obligations that the sponsor should be aware of? In particular, is the sponsor in anyway held responsible for:

1. Any hospital bills incurred by the immigrants?

2. Any defaults of the immigrant's personal loans/debts?

3. Can the sponsor be sued by private individuals for example a car accident or medical costs to third parties?

4. Is the sponsor responsible for any legal costs arising from criminal activities (of the sponsored family)?

5. Can the sponsor be sued by the sponsored immigrant later on for whatever compensation? Is there anything else that the sponsor should be concerned with besides the financial support of 125% of the Poverty Lines?

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One main question: if the sponsor is not the immigrant's spouse, but a third party, is he/she responsible for the American spouse?

For example if I want to become a sponsor to my friend who recently married his wife and she is the American citizen, will I be responsible for her?

For example, If she gets Medicaid, will I be responsible for those bills, in case I am asked to repay them (reimburse).

In case of a divorce, I will continue to be responsible for the immigrant, but will I continue to be responsible for his ex-wife?

I have these concerns, because I know my friend very well, but I don't know his wife very well.

They may divorce one day, and I want to know if in any way I am responsible for her bills or any other expenses.

I have some additional questions about the sponsorship below.

Beyond the "public means tested benefits" specified in the form, are there any other obligations that the sponsor should be aware of? In particular, is the sponsor in anyway held responsible for:

1. Any hospital bills incurred by the immigrants?

2. Any defaults of the immigrant's personal loans/debts?

3. Can the sponsor be sued by private individuals for example a car accident or medical costs to third parties?

4. Is the sponsor responsible for any legal costs arising from criminal activities (of the sponsored family)?

5. Can the sponsor be sued by the sponsored immigrant later on for whatever compensation? Is there anything else that the sponsor should be concerned with besides the financial support of 125% of the Poverty Lines?

A joint sponsor is not responsible for any US Citizen. 1 to 5 above are all no. Some of the financial issue you describe could end up being the cause of an immigrant's need to access means tested benefits though.


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Hey - if this is really a K-3 visa - did you know ?

The I-134, affadavit of support, is not a binding document. It's used to EVALUATE on interview day, and that's it.

OTOH, the I-864, used for both the CR-1 visa and Adjustment of status (that a K-3 might file after arrival in the USA) , IS BINDING.

Regardless, those 5 items, as Push mentioned, have no bearing on the I-864.


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Hey - if this is really a K-3 visa - did you know ?

The I-134, affadavit of support, is not a binding document. It's used to EVALUATE on interview day, and that's it.

OTOH, the I-864, used for both the CR-1 visa and Adjustment of status (that a K-3 might file after arrival in the USA) , IS BINDING.

Regardless, those 5 items, as Push mentioned, have no bearing on the I-864.

Thanks for the answers.

I was not sure where exactly to post my question.

This Forum is poorly organized,

but thanks you for taking the time to answer my questions!

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It is organized by Visa Type. Not knowing the visa type helps to muddle the answers you get, you betcha.

Perhaps if you could tell us which visa type you are inquiring on, and at what stage of processing for the visa type, others (myself included) could make more intelligent answers.


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It is organized by Visa Type. Not knowing the visa type helps to muddle the answers you get, you betcha.

Perhaps if you could tell us which visa type you are inquiring on, and at what stage of processing for the visa type, others (myself included) could make more intelligent answers.

Profile and timeline both clearly indicate this is an adjustment of status case, not a visa case. As such, even though this is the wrong forum, he already has the answers he needs.


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Profile and timeline both clearly indicate this is an adjustment of status case, not a visa case. As such, even though this is the wrong forum, he already has the answers he needs.

Alas, he's not asking about HIS casefile, so anything in HIS Profile, and HIS Timeline, is useless.

Now you've pegged a useless thing, Push. Come on...


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Alas, he's not asking about HIS casefile, so anything in HIS Profile, and HIS Timeline, is useless.

Now you've pegged a useless thing, Push. Come on...

Ah, so. As long as it's actually an I-864 the answers are the same anyway. It IS a spouse case, so I-864 it is, to be sure.

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Oh - it's even more muddled - how could i have possibly missed this?

For example if I want to become a sponsor to my friend who recently married his wife and she is the American citizen, will I be responsible for her?

OK - 'She' is the American Citizen.

So, NO, you'd NEVER, in a million years, be responsible for 'her'.

geez. This is fun stuff. I need an adult beverage.


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Filed: AOS (pnd) Country: Slovakia
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It is organized by Visa Type. Not knowing the visa type helps to muddle the answers you get, you betcha.

Perhaps if you could tell us which visa type you are inquiring on, and at what stage of processing for the visa type, others (myself included) could make more intelligent answers.

My friend is applying for getting the Green Card - the Adjustment of Status Application (he is filing both i-130 and i-485 together in one package).

He and his American wife both live in the United States.

My case has nothing to do with this question.

My wife already got her Green Card in June of 2009,

in our case I was the Sponsor too, but I was wondering what happens if I am a third party Sponsor to another couple.

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Oh - it's even more muddled - how could i have possibly missed this?

For example if I want to become a sponsor to my friend who recently married his wife and she is the American citizen, will I be responsible for her?

OK - 'She' is the American Citizen.

So, NO, you'd NEVER, in a million years, be responsible for 'her'.

geez. This is fun stuff. I need an adult beverage.

I got it, thanks!

A joint sponsor is not responsible for any US Citizen. 1 to 5 above are all no. Some of the financial issue you describe could end up being the cause of an immigrant's need to access means tested benefits though.

Thanks for all the answers!

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*** moving to AOS forum ***


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Ya know, you can find the answer to your question with the advanced search tool, when using a PC? Ditch the handphone, come back later on a PC, and try again.

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