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AFFIDAVIT OF SUPPORT- sponsor and joint sponsor

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Hello all,

As a petitioner sponsoring my spouse with uncle co-sponsoring, I would like know what would I put on my I-864 in part 3 boxes and what would the co-sponsor check on part 3 boxes.

Part 5 question 21 on I-864--Persons NOT sponsored in this affidavit: should I leave it as 0 even though I am married for the purpose of tallying it correctly or should I put 1 and not count it in total.

As for a co-sponsor-what would he put from a-thru-h for question 21 part 5.

My co-sponsor owns a business so he is self-employed. I have asked him for the following supporting docs:

1. Last three years of tax return along with all the schedules or whatever he has filed in his return.

2. Business license

3. A copy of his US passport just the biographic info page.

Is this sufficient?



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I don't think I need that since I am not a K-1 petitioner. I am applying IR 1/CR 1 immigrant Visa after having I-130 approved for my spouse in Pakistan. I-134 is for non-immigrant petitioners such as K-1/K-3 (Fiance').

If my uncle has filed the 2011 tax return before mailing the AoS docs, I will definitely include that as well. If not, I will just send it to my wife later to take along at the time of the interview.



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Here is the guideance taken directly from the USCIS website:

All sponsors must submit the following documentation with their I-864:

  • Proof of current employment or self employment
  • A photocopy or an Internal Revenue Service-issued transcript of a photocopy or an Internal Revenue Service-issued transcript of your complete Federal income tax return for your most recent tax year, or an explanation if it is not submitted. Your W-2s and/or 1099 forms may also be required, see the I-864 instructions for details.

You may also, at your option, submit a photocopy or an Internal Revenue Service-issued transcript of your complete Federal income tax returns for your second and third most recent tax years if you believe these additional tax returns may help you establish the ability to maintain your household income at the governing threshold set forth in Form I-864P, Poverty Guidelines.

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