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Hello,

 

Just a question about the i-134 form income requirements and household size.

 

My partner lives at home with his parents still. His parents both have jobs and work full time. My partner works full time and earns around $35k a year. Does this "household size" only include me and him (2 people), and not 4 people (including his mum and dad)? His parents are not financially dependent on my fiance in any way. 

 

I've just started thinking about this prior to my interview. The poverty guidelines for 2018 state that my fiance must earn over $16,460 for a 2 person household - so we'd be alright. 

 

Thanks

Alice


K1 Visa NOA1:  March 2018

K1 Visa NOA2: Sept 2018 

K1 Approved: Nov 2018 (184 days/6 months since NOA1) 

 

Married 4th Jan 2019 

 

AOS NOA1: 4th Feb 2019

Biometrics: 25th Feb 2019

AOS interview: Oct 2019 (261 days from NOA1)

 

EAD/AP NOA1: Feb 2019 

EAD/AP Approved/Rc'd: Aug 2019 (196 days since NOA1) 

 

 

 

 

 

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Household size is based on the number of people dependent on the sponsor, not the number of people living in the same residence. If the parents are listed on his taxes as dependents, then they musty be included. Otherwise, they wouldn't be part of his household size.

 

The CO makes a decision on the public charge issue based on the totality of the circumstances (not just minimums).


Timelines:

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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

10/24/18: Green card produced notice

10/25/18: Formal approval

10/31/18: Green card received

 

K-1:

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I-129F

12/1/16: sent

12/14/16: 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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35 minutes ago, geowrian said:

Household size is based on the number of people dependent on the sponsor, not the number of people living in the same residence. If the parents are listed on his taxes as dependents, then they musty be included. Otherwise, they wouldn't be part of his household size.

 

The CO makes a decision on the public charge issue based on the totality of the circumstances (not just minimums).

Thank you.

 

Are the poverty guidelines before or after tax by the way? 


K1 Visa NOA1:  March 2018

K1 Visa NOA2: Sept 2018 

K1 Approved: Nov 2018 (184 days/6 months since NOA1) 

 

Married 4th Jan 2019 

 

AOS NOA1: 4th Feb 2019

Biometrics: 25th Feb 2019

AOS interview: Oct 2019 (261 days from NOA1)

 

EAD/AP NOA1: Feb 2019 

EAD/AP Approved/Rc'd: Aug 2019 (196 days since NOA1) 

 

 

 

 

 

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2 hours ago, AlicerCooper said:

Thank you.

 

Are the poverty guidelines before or after tax by the way? 

before


i 485, 130, EAD and AP

04/09/2019    NOA1 received/check cashed i 485 and 131

04/19/2019    Rec'd appointment letter for biometrics

05/02/2019    Biometrics

05/15/2019    Submitted initial request for EAD expedite 5/22 faxed info

06/05/2019    EAD APPROVAL!!!!!!!!!!  06/06/2019    AP Approval

06/13/2019    Combo Card Received in Mail

06/19/2019    Social Security Card received in mail

10/07/2019     Received interview date letter for 11/7/19

11/07/2019     AOS Internview-Norfolk

11/10/2019     APPROVED (notification rec'd 11/10, approval dated 11/8)

DONE FOR TWO YEARS!!! ;)

 

Filed everything ourselves from K1, then married, withdrew k1, decided to adjust directly and filed I-130 and AOS ourselves with no RFE's or delays.

 

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