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How do i know if i need a joint sponsor?

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I am filling concurrently and stuck on completing the affidavit of support. Am i right in saying that if my spouse's income doesnt match or is greater than the amount of the poverty guidelines sheet for the both of us, we would need a joint sponsor?

Also, how do we obtain W2 forms from previous years?

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If your US spouse does not make the minimum amount or greater than the minimum amount to cover the household size, then you guys will need a co-sponsor.

 

ETA: The amount has to be able to cover the US spouse + other dependents (if any) + foreign spouse.

 

Here's the info on obtaining previous years' W2: https://www.irs.gov/faqs/irs-procedures/copies-transcripts/transcript-or-copy-of-form-w-2. If your spouse's taxes are up to date, the tax transcripts downloaded or ordered from IRS would be sufficient and there wouldn't be a need for the W2.

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