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Hi guys!

As I'm getting ready to fill out my affidavit of support, I am starting to have a whole bunch of questions! (Duh lol)

I unfortunately do not meet minimum requirement for poverty guidelines so I am using my father as my co sponsor. My father is a Pastor and he gets a salary. Has been a pastor for 15 years now. I have his last 3 years if his tax returns and 6 months worth of pay stub. Should he write a letter of his own stating that he is a pastor and receives a weekly salary from his church? or should I be ok with what I have?

Thanks so much!


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Hi guys!

As I'm getting ready to fill out my affidavit of support, I am starting to have a whole bunch of questions! (Duh lol)

I unfortunately do not meet minimum requirement for poverty guidelines so I am using my father as my co sponsor. My father is a Pastor and he gets a salary. Has been a pastor for 15 years now. I have his last 3 years if his tax returns and 6 months worth of pay stub. Should he write a letter of his own stating that he is a pastor and receives a weekly salary from his church? or should I be ok with what I have?

Thanks so much!

To be on the safe side, have him write that letter. There is no such thing as too much evidence. :)

Good luck!

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The letter should come from the church compensation committee, or similar person(s).


I-864 Affidavit of Support FAQ -->> https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en/immigrate/immigrant-process/documents/support/i-864-frequently-asked-questions.html

FOREIGN INCOME REPORTING & TAX FILING -->> https://www.irs.gov/publications/p54/ch01.html#en_US_2015_publink100047318

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Ok thank you guys so much for the information :)


12/25/2013 - Officially became a couple

10/27/2014 - Married :wub:
12/26/2014 - Wedding Ceremony
02/20/2015 - NOA1
05/05/2015- NOA2
05/11/2015- NVC Received, Request for 2nd expedite
05/18/2015- Case Number assigned
05/27/2015- NVC/Embassy approved expedite request
05/29/2015- Case sent to Embassy
06/05/2015- Medical
06/08/2015- Vac Appointment
06/18/2015- Interview (APPROVED!!)
06/30/2015- Visa Issued!!! :dancing: :joy:
07/06/2015- Visa in hand
07/08/2015- POE (Miami)
07/18/2015- SS received

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