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Hey guys since I am currently visiting, me and my fiancé just sat down to prepare for the next step which would be noa2 and we calculated his income for the affidavit of support. He started the two jobs that he has right now as a subcontractor in May 2014 and earns about 2000 a month. This means he earned 17120$ in 2014 which is not above the poverty guideline. So we were wondering if this is going to cause problems and we are panicking a little :( his jobs will put him over the poverty guideline from now on the problem is just that he hasn't been working there for a full year.. I hope you guys understand what I am trying to say ? Any thoughts ?

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You can get a letter from his current employer confirming his salary and that his job is in good faith. I believe there is an example letter in the example forms in the guides. Good luck! :)


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Hey guys since I am currently visiting, me and my fiancé just sat down to prepare for the next step which would be noa2 and we calculated his income for the affidavit of support. He started the two jobs that he has right now as a subcontractor in May 2014 and earns about 2000 a month. This means he earned 17120$ in 2014 which is not above the poverty guideline. So we were wondering if this is going to cause problems and we are panicking a little :( his jobs will put him over the poverty guideline from now on the problem is just that he hasn't been working there for a full year.. I hope you guys understand what I am trying to say ? Any thoughts ?

It doesn't only go by what's on his W-2 for the full year. His monthly paystubs are also taken into account. They will use those documents together. If his monthly income is that high & it is steady income that can be verified for like the last 3 months, I would recommend providing that as proof as well & then everything should be OK.


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CURRENT income is key. As long as his current income is above the poverty guidelines, and you are able to prove it with an employer letter and a few pay stubs then you should be OK.

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