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Greetings,

 

Has anyone used the Public Charge bond method in lew of form I-864?  I am hoping to learn if this method could be used for my step son's immigration as i do not have current tax returns. Thank you in advance for any help.

 

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Geri


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No.  You can use a joint sponsor if needed.  Are you not over the poverty guidelines or just havent done tax returns?


You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.  - Dr. Seuss

 

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as was said, no. You can use a co sponsor if your income does not meet the requirement. Why do you not have previous years tax returns/ transcripts (you can print those off the IRS website)?


5/7/2018 K1       Application mailed

5/9/2018             Application rec'd and signed for (sent via fedex)

5/14/2018          NOA1 Email notification

5/18/2018          NOA1 Paper copy rec'd (i797C)

11/5/2018          NOA2 ❤️ no RFE's

 

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Begs the question what the bond method is?


“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”

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11 minutes ago, Boiler said:

Begs the question what the bond method is?

had to look it up

 

https://suretybondauthority.com/immigration-bond/

 

Public Charge Bond

The Public Charge Bond is utilized to ensure that an admitted alien does not accept public assistance (such as welfare monies or food stamps).  The Public Charge Bond obligations remain in force until; 1) Permanent departure from the U.S. of the bonded alien; 2) Naturalization of the bonded alien; 3) Death of the bonded alien.  If the bonded alien accepts any prohibited public assistance, the bond will be forfeited, and the surety will be required to pay the full face amount of the bond.

 

For any who dont know a bond is a type of insurance policy.

 

and my computer is acting up but it seems there have been changes made to how admissible it is (as in... not very admissible at all)

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5/7/2018 K1       Application mailed

5/9/2018             Application rec'd and signed for (sent via fedex)

5/14/2018          NOA1 Email notification

5/18/2018          NOA1 Paper copy rec'd (i797C)

11/5/2018          NOA2 ❤️ no RFE's

 

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Aaahh had a blonde moment, coming back to me now. Yep there is that provision but it is never used.


“If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.”

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Is it possible? Yes. But this is a path virtually never walked.

 

Why don't you have tax returns?


Timelines:

Spoiler

AOS (I-485 + I-131 + I-765):

9/25/17: sent forms to Chicago

9/27/17: received by USCIS

10/4/17: NOA1 electronic notification received

10/10/17: NOA1 hard copy received. Social Security card being issued in married name (3rd attempt!)

10/14/17: Biometrics appointment notice received

10/25/17: Biometrics

1/2/18: EAD + AP approved (no website update)

1/5/18: EAD + AP mailed

1/8/18: EAD + AP approval notice hardcopies received

1/10/18: EAD + AP received

9/5/18: Interview scheduled notice

10/17/18: Interview

10/17/18: Approved

10/24/18: Green card produced

10/31/18: Green card received

 

K-1:

Spoiler

I-129F

12/1/17: sent

12/14/17: NOA1 hard copy received

3/10/17: RFE (IMB verification)

3/22/17: RFE response received

3/24/17: Approved!

3/30/17: NOA2 hard copy received

 

NVC

4/6/2017: Received

4/12/2017: Sent to Riyadh embassy

4/16/2017: Case received at Riyadh embassy

4/21/2017: Request case transfer to Manila, approved 4/24/2017

 

K-1

5/1/2017: Case received by Manila (1 week embassy transfer??? Lucky~)

7/13/2017: Interview: APPROVED!!!

7/19/2017: Visa in hand

8/15/2017: POE

 

 

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