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Lindseybug

Will this be seen as "payment"?

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Hi everybody!

Quick background: Met my fiance online four years ago, I'm in Florida and live with parents, he is European, had three visits (he came here), engaged, going to marry in a month (!!!!!), there's a 9 year age gap. I'M about to go visit HIM for the first time, never been outside the country before and it's super exciting! We're getting married in Gibraltar, and when I'm back for Christmas we plan to send in the i-130 as fast as possible.

That said, he's been wanting to get back into trading stocks, but wanted to do it from a bank in the US verses one locally (they have weird fees and the likes). So we thought, okay, this is how we can have commingling assets. He transferred over about 7k to an investment account opened by me, and he pretty much does everything with it, it's just in my name. I mean, the username is both of our names, and it probably shows somewhere that money was transferred from his bank account. But now we're thinking about it, and worried that this will be taken inappropriately, as a gift instead of a gesture of trust.

I plan to use this toward my assets, as I don't break the 125% poverty line rule, so we want to keep it, but how smart is it to try and use as proof of a bona fide marriage?

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Anything could be twisted if they desired to do so. But to me it certainly looks like trust and planning a life together. If it was a payment, he wouldn't have access to the account, which he apparently does. Its understandable he can't be listed on the actual account until he has an SS number.


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