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I am a bit confused about the country of domicile for the i-864. I am a US citizen living Germany, so that's why I'm filing at the Frankfurt consulate. However, I've read that I can't sponsor if not domiciled in the US (see link). http://www.***removed***/affidavit-of-support/country-of-domicile.html

Maybe I meet some kind of domicile requirement? I am a graduate student at a US state university (online), I have a US driver's licence, an American bank account, and am a registered voter. I also still have a bedroom at my parents' house. Stil, I am not taking "good faith reestablishment of domicile" steps until I know for sure that I can bring my husband with me.

So, where is my domicile? If it is in the US, how do you think is the best way to prove this? Copy of drivers' licence, bank statements, letter from parents, etc.


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You probably do. I don't know how strict Frankfurt will be, but you have the sort of stuff I'd suggest a person would take.

I was commenting on a thread yesterday about domicile. You might find some of the advice there useful: http://www.visajourney.com/forums/topic/467298-proving-domicile-in-the-us/

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