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I am new here, i spent a good amount of hours reading guides, forums. I just started getting ready all the forms, but i am still confused with the I-864. We got married Dec 2011, but we lived together for 3 years. I am on a H1-B visa married to US citizen. My husband doesn't meet the requirements to sponsor me, but my salary alone is above poverty lines so we will be using my income. I wish somebody would post a Example form for this situation, I'm a bit confused with part 25. The tax information is for the petitioner with very little income? or the person's who's income is used. Do i still need to file an I-864A?

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Moving from adjustment from family visa to correct section - adjustment from work, student, visitor.

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Your I-129f was approved in 5 days from your NOA1 date.

Your interview took 67 days from your I-129F NOA1 date.

AOS was approved in 2 months and 8 days without interview.

ROC was approved in 3 months and 2 days without interview.

I am a Citizen of the United States of America. 04/16/13

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Here are some individual instructions from the other day for the same circumstances. http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/358831-received-rfe-for-i-864-need-some-help-please/page__view__findpost__p__5242228 Read the instructions to make sure this works for you.

As the intending immigrant and the spouse of the USC, you can add your income to your spouses I-864. Your husband will be the sponsor, and you are the household member, and you are combining your income on the same I-864 form. You both need to send in tax returns.

AOS for my husband
8/17/10: INTERVIEW DAY (day 123) APPROVED!!

5/23/12: Sent out package
2/06/13: APPROVED!

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You also need to prove that your source of income will continue after you get your green card.

AOS TIMELINE (adjusting from F-1)

  • 06/24/2011 Wedding
  • 02/27/2012 Day 01 Filed AOS packet for (I-130, I-485 & I-765)
  • 02/29/2012 Day 03 Packet received @ Chicago lockbox (signed by "D Colonna")
  • 03/01/2012 Day 04 USCIS officially receives I-130 & I-765 paperwork according to their site.
  • 03/05/2012 Day 07 USCIS Acceptance (email) notification "NOA1" routed to NBC for processing.
  • 03/08/2012 Day 10 Checks cashed by USCIS.
  • 03/09/2012 Day 11 Received biometrics appointment letter; (appt. date= 03/27/2012)
  • 03/12/2012 Day 14 Hard copies (NOA1) received.
  • 03/15/2012 Day 17 RFE (requesting initial evidence) for I-485 sent (USCIS site.)
  • 03/20/2012 Day 22 RFE received (I-864 tax supporting evidence required for both petitioner + sole joint sponsor)
  • 03/27/2012 Day 29 Biometrics appointment @ local USCIS office successful. I-485 RFE responded to.
  • 04/03/2012 Day 36 USPS delivers on 3/29; USCIS officially receives RFE response (RFE Response Review)
  • 04/16/2012 Day 49 EAD approved email! Card production ordered.
  • 04/25/2012 Day 58 EAD card in hand; Get my new job on same day! smile.png
  • 04/27/2012 Day 60 USCIS mails notice for AOS interview
  • 06/01/2012 Day 95 AOS Interview (no decision)
  • 06/20/2013 Day 479 Still in limbo...waiting. sad.png (Reapplied for 2nd EAD and was approved tho)
  • 07/17/2014 Day 871 I130/I485 AOS approved.
  • 07/25/2014 Day 889 10 yr GC in hand! :)

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Thank you, I think I got it now. Since my husband barely had any income, he did not file taxes for 2010. I know i have to write a letter to explain why he didn't file. What do I write on the form though? None? $0? LOL. I think this form gave me enough headache that I wish i could afford a lawyer.

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