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Question On Affidavit Of Support Post Divorce

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Some recent thread made me curious.

I'm trying to understand the implications of the I-864. AFAIK, once signed only if the Beneficiary attains Citizenship, works over 40 quarters, dies or leaves the country (can someone define leaving the country?) can the document become invalidated.

So if Petitioner goes through a separation/divorce is he/she under any obligation to report the information of a status change to USCIS? I know it doesn't release the I-864 but do they need to know that a critical basis for the approval of the visa/status is broken?

Let's say a petitioner does goes through a divorce, how would he/she know when the I-864 is invalidated?

Let's say Petitioner A signs a I864 for Beneficiary B and they later divorce, if/when Petitioner A files for new Beneficiary C does he/she need to account for Beneficiary B in calculating poverty guidelines?

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The term leaves the country refers to abandoning their permanent resident status by handing their green card in to the consulate or CBP. They can also just leave the country and allow their status to expire without telling anyone.

Concerning the divorce situation, the only information immigration will need from the petitioner is an up-dated I-865 if their address changes due to the divorce.

Concerning the petitioner and future foreign spouses, you will need to include your ex-spouse when determining household size if you are still obligated to the previous I-864 contract.

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Unless you are on good terms with the ex(es) you will need to assume you are still on the hook. You can't get information on someone else from the governement so they would have to tell you when they meet the requirements to let you off the hook. Many never work/ get citizenship or leave. I guess you could pick on the dying part from a well constructed google search. ( They probably won't tell you that they died ) Either party has to inform USCIS of change of address.


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