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Hi all,

My fiance and I are expecting our NOA2 at somepoint in the next month or so, and we are a little confused as to the what the requirements are on the financial side of things.

What we are confused about, is which one of us has to meet the financial requirements? Earn more than the current proverty line.

My fiance is the petitioner and I am the beneficiary. My fiance's current income does not meet the requirements, however my income does.

Thanks for all your help.

Joe

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It is your petitioner's that needs to meet the income. Unfortunately they don't take yours into account at all, which is annoying. Your petitioner HAS to be the main sponsor so if she doesn't make enough she'll need a co-sponsor.

For adjustment of status they will consider your finances too, since you'll be married.


TIMELINE

2 0 1 1

3rd Feb - 129f Sent

10th Feb - NOA1

16th May - NOA2

8th August - Interview in London. APPROVED!

29th August - POE at SFO

7th Oct - Married

10th Oct - AOS Filed

17th Oct - NOA Letter(s)

20th Oct - Biometrics Letter (for 14th Nov)

28th Oct - Biometrics (walk-in)

2 0 1 2

3 Jan - Service Request Put In

13 Jan - EAD Approved

17 Jan - Interview Notice Received

24 Jan - EAD in hand

16 Feb - Interview Date. APPROVED!

2 0 1 3 / 2 0 1 4

21 Nov - ROC Filed

2 Dec - NOA

6 Jan - Biometrics (walk-in)

15 May - Card Ordered / Approved

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It is your petitioner's that needs to meet the income. Unfortunately they don't take yours into account at all, which is annoying. Your petitioner HAS to be the main sponsor so if she doesn't make enough she'll need a co-sponsor.

For adjustment of status they will consider your finances too, since you'll be married.

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Edited by Andie

Mar 2011 - After 5mths denied for lost docs - Attempts to follow up failed. Mar 18 2012 - I-129F sent - No sign of NOA1 but they have banked the check...Jul 24 - Update - USCIS has located our file
Infopass Apt - they sorted through everything - our 2011 and 2012 file keep getting mixed up - getting us a Case# (still waiting) Dec- Infopass Appt- expecting to get a case # in about a week ..Still no Case number

Mar 2013 Infopass - advised file was in a box somewhere,and it would be quicker for us to refile. Life gets in the way... New petition submitted July 2014 .
I-129F Sent : Jul 28 2014
TSC received: Aug 04 2014
I-129F NOA1 : Aug 06 2014
I-129F NOA2 : Feb 25 2015 (NOA2 copy rcd: Mar 02)

Sent to NVC: Mar 09 / Left NVC Apr 1 / Arr Embassy Apr 7 / Pkt 3 Rcd Apr 15 / Medical Apr 17 / Pkt 3 sent May 1 / Interview May 12

Left NZ May 15

Married Aug 10

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It is your petitioner's that needs to meet the income. Unfortunately they don't take yours into account at all, which is annoying.

It is very logical actually - what do you think beneficiary income will be once he/she comes to US and will not be allowed to work for a while (at least, not even speaking about getting a job later) ?

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It is very logical actually - what do you think beneficiary income will be once he/she comes to US and will not be allowed to work for a while (at least, not even speaking about getting a job later) ?

Because I dont have a job (recent graduate) but a lot of savings that could prove I would not be a financial burden and I wish they could take that into account and not my student boyfriend's part-time income.


TIMELINE

2 0 1 1

3rd Feb - 129f Sent

10th Feb - NOA1

16th May - NOA2

8th August - Interview in London. APPROVED!

29th August - POE at SFO

7th Oct - Married

10th Oct - AOS Filed

17th Oct - NOA Letter(s)

20th Oct - Biometrics Letter (for 14th Nov)

28th Oct - Biometrics (walk-in)

2 0 1 2

3 Jan - Service Request Put In

13 Jan - EAD Approved

17 Jan - Interview Notice Received

24 Jan - EAD in hand

16 Feb - Interview Date. APPROVED!

2 0 1 3 / 2 0 1 4

21 Nov - ROC Filed

2 Dec - NOA

6 Jan - Biometrics (walk-in)

15 May - Card Ordered / Approved

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