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I know they say you need to make 125% above the poverty level... is that right? I'm a teacher, so I make just over $32,000 a year. I'm not going to be living the leisure life with that, but that's ok isn't it? I wouldn't think being a teacher would put me close to the poverty line at all... although sometimes it feels like it lol.


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miranda - I am a guidance counselor, but we are on a teacher's salary scale.

Where do you teach?

Anyway I make about the same you do - and with just my husband and I in the household, we are fine...

Not sure how many you have in your household.


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My wife is also a teacher. She makes a little less than you and with me and her daughter as dependants, she still made more than enough to complete the I-864 without requiring a sponsor.

The link Tracy gave you shows that unless you have a household of more than 5 people, you should be good to go on your salary.

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Copied from a US Embassy website as USCIS and DOS have yet to publicly release the 2006 guidelines.

2006 Poverty Guidelines

Effective March 1, 2006 Here are the 2006 Poverty Guidelines for the 48 Contiguous States and the District of Columbia:

Size of Family Unit. Poverty Guidelines. 125% of Poverty Guidelines.

1.....................$9,800.................$12,250

2.....................$13,200................$16,500

3.....................$16,600................$20,750

4.....................$20,000................$25,000

5.....................$23,400................$29,250

6.....................$26,800................$33,500

7.....................$30,200................$37,500

8.....................$33,600................$42,000

For family units with more than 8 members, add $3,400 for each additional member to meet the poverty guideline; $4,250 to meet 125% of the poverty guideline.


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It's just me. When Patrick comes it will be me and Patrick. Thanks for the help. I guessed I was well above, but I'm a worry wart and had to be sure.

miranda - I am a guidance counselor, but we are on a teacher's salary scale.

Where do you teach?

Anyway I make about the same you do - and with just my husband and I in the household, we are fine...

Not sure how many you have in your household.

I teach in Georgia :) Where do you teach?


December 12 2005 ~ sent I129F packet to

December 14 2005 ~ Packet Recieved by

December 20 2005 ~ NOA 1

December 29 2005 ~ Touched

March 9 2006 ~ NOA2

April 5 2006 ~ Packet 3 arrives

April 11 2006 ~ Packet 3 returned to London Embassy

June 12 2006 ~ Interview Date (APPROVED!)

June 26 2006 ~ Entered the U.S. under K-1 Visa

July 06 2006 ~ JOP marriage

September 12 2006~ I-485 Received by INS

September 18 2006~ NOA recieved

September 30 2006~ Married

October 3 2006 ~ Biometrics Appointment (Fingerprinted)

November 16, 2006~ RFE reply received ...didn't even know we had an RFE (INS stated that the RFE was

probably sent to the DR. that did our biometrics)

January 17, 2007 ~ CSC is now processing cases received September 25 (11 days after ours was received) :(

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It's just me. When Patrick comes it will be me and Patrick. Thanks for the help. I guessed I was well above, but I'm a worry wart and had to be sure.

miranda - I am a guidance counselor, but we are on a teacher's salary scale.

Where do you teach?

Anyway I make about the same you do - and with just my husband and I in the household, we are fine...

Not sure how many you have in your household.

I teach in Georgia :) Where do you teach?

2.....................$13,200................$16,500

You will be fine! :thumbs:

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Yep you'll be fine :)


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jacksonville, florida :)

not far from geogia. Tons of teachers teach in GA to make more $$ :)

I have to admit. I moved here from North Carolina because there the MOST I could have made was 28,000, but it's more likely it would have been 25,000. But I had always planned to move here because I have family here and I thought it would be easier to be surrounded by my family when going through this immigration process. This is my first year out of college and I'm paying off student loans and it's been a tight year, saving for the wedding, immigration, paying loans. But with my family here I know that Patrick and I will be ok. I'm good at saving and budgeting so I don't expect to have to fall back on anyone, but it's a safety net I felt I needed.


December 12 2005 ~ sent I129F packet to

December 14 2005 ~ Packet Recieved by

December 20 2005 ~ NOA 1

December 29 2005 ~ Touched

March 9 2006 ~ NOA2

April 5 2006 ~ Packet 3 arrives

April 11 2006 ~ Packet 3 returned to London Embassy

June 12 2006 ~ Interview Date (APPROVED!)

June 26 2006 ~ Entered the U.S. under K-1 Visa

July 06 2006 ~ JOP marriage

September 12 2006~ I-485 Received by INS

September 18 2006~ NOA recieved

September 30 2006~ Married

October 3 2006 ~ Biometrics Appointment (Fingerprinted)

November 16, 2006~ RFE reply received ...didn't even know we had an RFE (INS stated that the RFE was

probably sent to the DR. that did our biometrics)

January 17, 2007 ~ CSC is now processing cases received September 25 (11 days after ours was received) :(

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