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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: United Kingdom
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Hi everyone.

Well, I have been in the states now for 18 months and because of stupid in-laws, they have persuaded her to file for a divorce.

What I would like to know is, how do I file for support from her parents as they were the ones that sponsored me. And, does it still hold even if I am divorced?

Thanks in advance.

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Canada
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An I-864/I-134 doesn't provide you support from the parents. It is for them to pay back the government for any means-tested benefits that you are granted.


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Short answer is that you can't...

If you apply for and receive Means Tested Benefits then the Government can seek compensation from them but you don't have a position in the contract they signed with the Government.

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Wales
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Why can you not work?


“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”

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Hi everyone.

Well, I have been in the states now for 18 months and because of stupid in-laws, they have persuaded her to file for a divorce.

What I would like to know is, how do I file for support from her parents as they were the ones that sponsored me. And, does it still hold even if I am divorced?

Thanks in advance.

You can't make them support you. If you ever receive federal benefits like food stamps, welfare, etc the US government can (if they want to) try to collect what you were given in benefits back from the sponsor and joint sponsor.

You need to be concerned with proofs of a good faith marriage and evidence of living together (copies of both driver's licenses at same address or bills to same address) plus joint bank statements, lease or mortgage in both names (co-mingling money). Gather some paperwork before you don't have access to it. You'll need it to get your 10 yr greencard as a divorced person. Go read the Removing Conditions forum for ideas of documents you'll need to help prove your marriage.


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Filed: Country: Mexico
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Hi everyone.

Well, I have been in the states now for 18 months and because of stupid in-laws, they have persuaded her to file for a divorce.

What I would like to know is, how do I file for support from her parents as they were the ones that sponsored me. And, does it still hold even if I am divorced?

Thanks in advance.

Follow the advice about gathering the documents you will need to get your 10 year card on your own after you are divorced.

If your wife makes more than you, you can ask for spousal support when going through the divorce proceedings in Family Court.

The uncalled for, rude personal attacks in this thread are ridiculous.


Link to K-1 instructions for Ciudad Juarez, Mexico > http://travel.state.gov/content/dam/visas/K1/CDJ%20-%20Ciudad%20Juarez.pdf

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Morocco
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do I understand right? Only 18 months in US? I thought you must stay married 5 years to apply for permanant status to remain here. If you did not last even 2, you should have to return to England?????

I would like feedback on this issue myself.

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do I understand right? Only 18 months in US? I thought you must stay married 5 years to apply for permanant status to remain here. If you did not last even 2, you should have to return to England?????

I would like feedback on this issue myself.

When you come here on a K-1, you get married within 90 days, and file for AOS as soon as possible after getting married. AOS takes an average of 4-6 months, at which time the immigrant receives a green card and permanent resident status. In about 2 years, they then file for ROC and receive a 10 year card. When arriving in the US through a spousal visa, they are granted permanent residence status as soon as they arrive. I have no idea where you got this 5 year thing. My husband arrived in the US last Oct., and was approved for permanent resident status in May, 7 months after arriving here, and 5 months after marrying me. He will be eligible to file for US citizenship in 2013, as you only need to be married to a USC and reside in the US for 3 years in order to file.


Link to K-1 instructions for Ciudad Juarez, Mexico > http://travel.state.gov/content/dam/visas/K1/CDJ%20-%20Ciudad%20Juarez.pdf

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Vietnam
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Hi everyone.

Well, I have been in the states now for 18 months and because of stupid in-laws, they have persuaded her to file for a divorce.

What I would like to know is, how do I file for support from her parents as they were the ones that sponsored me. And, does it still hold even if I am divorced?

Thanks in advance.

Your ex-spouse is the primary sponsor. So you would have to sue your ex-spouse first. The joint sponsor is there as a "back up" in case the primary sponsor cannot meet their obligation.

The sponsor's obligation is really for a situation where you use a means tested benefit. However, there have been a few successful civil cases based on the I-864. I believe that all your primary sponsor would be liable for is up to the poverty income for a single person. The 2011 amount is $10,890. Your boasts earlier in this thread make it seem that your 2011 income will exceed that amount.

When a marriage fails it's best to divorce and move on. It's not fun. But divorce is survivable.


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FOREIGN INCOME REPORTING & TAX FILING -->> https://www.irs.gov/publications/p54/ch01.html#en_US_2015_publink100047318

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Wales
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Ouch.

Lots of iffy comments.

You are not incapable of working so it is most unlikely you would be able to get a court to award you support through the Affidavit. It has been done but even a minimum wage job would rule out an award. However this is lawyer territory, not diy.

As soon as your divorce is final you can file to remove conditions independently.

Check local state laws re alimony, assume none.

Your wife is your sponsor and would be first on the hook anyway, her parents presumably are co sponsors.


“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”

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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Morocco
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the someone can come and marry and divorce anytime and not be deported?

5 years is what my bother in law was told when he married Russian girl. that she had to stay married at least 5 years, then apply for citizen and then she could stay even if divorced.

I know about the CR_1. I am married.

but he came on K-1 fiancee visa.

When you come here on a K-1, you get married within 90 days, and file for AOS as soon as possible after getting married. AOS takes an average of 4-6 months, at which time the immigrant receives a green card and permanent resident status. In about 2 years, they then file for ROC and receive a 10 year card. When arriving in the US through a spousal visa, they are granted permanent residence status as soon as they arrive. I have no idea where you got this 5 year thing. My husband arrived in the US last Oct., and was approved for permanent resident status in May, 7 months after arriving here, and 5 months after marrying me. He will be eligible to file for US citizenship in 2013, as you only need to be married to a USC and reside in the US for 3 years in order to file.

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Iran
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Who has custody of the child? Remember the family court (divorce court) will make an award of custody and child support and if your wife is awarded custody you will be Ordered to pay a certain amount each month to the custodian. Failure to pay your child support can result in you going to jail.

I strongly suggest you start looking for at least a part-time job to supplement your income while your business is developing. You will also need to file for removal of conditions when the divorce is final and this will cost you money.

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Brazil
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quite a few posts removed, one member thread banned and recommended for additional admin action.

spare the op any judgmental posts and cease the name calling.


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