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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Ghana
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What about Children over the ages of 20ys will they be claimed still?and In my case also I need a joint sponsor and the sponsor the joint sponsor have one dependants who happens to be her niece and the poverty guidelines for three including me is 25200 and she makes 25722 annually am I good to go.

Just want to clarifying again for anyone reading that this is not true.

Children count even if you never see them, they live a foreign country, etc.

Under US law, you could be forced to support them at any time, so they would be a drain on your household income.

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What about Children over the ages of 20ys will they be claimed still?and In my case also I need a joint sponsor and the sponsor the joint sponsor have one dependants who happens to be her niece and the poverty guidelines for three including me is 25200 and she makes 25722 annually am I good to go.

Children under 21 who live at home that are claimed on taxes are counted. Children ove the age of majority who are not claimed are not.


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Filed: Lift. Cond. (apr) Country: China
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Post split into separate thread as poster is asking their own question and not replying to the OP of the other thread. Please start your own thread with your own questions instead of hijacking threads started by other members.


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Filed: IR-1/CR-1 Visa Country: Ghana
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Until those kids are 24 and above, they are part of the household.


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Legal age is 21. Where are you getting 24? If a child is in college you can continue to claim them on your taxes, but even at 18 if they don't live at home and are not claimed on taxes they do not count towards a household size.


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