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I am an Italian citizen, my fiance is American. He is working in Asia at the moment, but will go back to the US in April (we are October filers). He is going to work for his dad's business, called Fianceslastname & Associates, and his dad is also our joint sponsor (because he has been working in Asia for 2 years and foreign income does not count, even though he was making 125% above the poverty line). I have 2 questions:

- Is it a problem that the dad is both his employer and joint sponsor?

- I'll probably have the interview in late spring, is it a problem that he will start his new job one or two months earlier? Also, we stated in our petition that he will be working in Asia until July, but he decided to end his contract sooner so that he could get everything set up in the US before I have the interview. Should we call USCIS, or just bring the current documents at the interview?

I know people move and change their mind all the time, and from what I read on other topics it is no big deal, but I would like to make sure and ask people that are probably more experienced than I am. I will have the interview in Naples. 

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1 hour ago, MarinaMT said:

I am an Italian citizen, my fiance is American. He is working in Asia at the moment, but will go back to the US in April (we are October filers). He is going to work for his dad's business, called Fianceslastname & Associates, and his dad is also our joint sponsor (because he has been working in Asia for 2 years and foreign income does not count, even though he was making 125% above the poverty line). I have 2 questions:

- Is it a problem that the dad is both his employer and joint sponsor?- No

- I'll probably have the interview in late spring, is it a problem that he will start his new job one or two months earlier?- No, if he has a valid joint sponsor Also, we stated in our petition that he will be working in Asia until July, but he decided to end his contract sooner so that he could get everything set up in the US before I have the interview. Should we call USCIS, or just bring the current documents at the interview?- I don't think there is an issue

I know people move and change their mind all the time, and from what I read on other topics it is no big deal, but I would like to make sure and ask people that are probably more experienced than I am. I will have the interview in Naples. 

 


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