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Can someone with a pension be a joint sponsor?

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Hi again! Sorry for 2 questions in one day, but I didn't see this question in here yet.

My only candidate for a joint sponsor is retired, but with a full pension, and I believe it's well above the poverty guidelines. They are also able-bodied and of sound mind, if that helps. Is this an eligible joint sponsor? Or do they need to be actively employed or below a "certain age"?

 

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Just now, ErikEla320 said:

Hi again! Sorry for 2 questions in one day, but I didn't see this question in here yet.

My only candidate for a joint sponsor is retired, but with a full pension, and I believe it's well above the poverty guidelines. They are also able-bodied and of sound mind, if that helps. Is this an eligible joint sponsor? Or do they need to be actively employed or below a "certain age"?

 

Thanks!

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1 hour ago, payxibka said:

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14 hours ago, R.DeLeon79 said:

So, just to be clear because I am soooo worried. My father and my mom both filed I-864A as household members, since I live with them. They are helping me meet the income guideline, to sponsor my husband (I-130). My father works part time plus receives retirement. The reason we filed hers is because they file joint on their taxes and although she does not work, she does receive retirement income which is all included on their taxes. 

Does it count? I'm worried that they will not count their social security retirement income. Maybe I am wrong and worry too much. Please help.

 

 

Unless you need all three incomes to be combined, your father should be providing an I-864, not I-864a.  Unless your father needs to combine income with your brother to qualify, your brother should stay out of it.  If your father is married filing a joint tax return with his spouse, the spouse should provide an I-864a whether they have income or not.


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