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Me and my husband are a bit confused what to put in question 7 part 5 on I-864 "my current individual income is". 
He was working till July on one job, then he quit it and next day started another job. On first job he got paid a bit less than on second one. Should we provide his current job annual salary or should we partially take a salaries from 2 jobs. Lets say he was doing on first job $80K and worked there for 6 months, and on new job he is doing $120K. Should we put $120K since it's his new salary or 80/2 (for 6 months) + 120/2 (for another 6 months) = $100K. 
Thanks a lot in advance .

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19 minutes ago, roxesss said:

Hello everyone! 
Me and my husband are a bit confused what to put in question 7 part 5 on I-864 "my current individual income is". 
He was working till July on one job, then he quit it and next day started another job. On first job he got paid a bit less than on second one. Should we provide his current job annual salary or should we partially take a salaries from 2 jobs. Lets say he was doing on first job $80K and worked there for 6 months, and on new job he is doing $120K. Should we put $120K since it's his new salary or 80/2 (for 6 months) + 120/2 (for another 6 months) = $100K. 
Thanks a lot in advance .

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In addition, you might find this helpful:  https://cliniclegal.org/resources/calculating-income-affidavit-support

 

" Enter “expected income for the current year.” This means calculating how much money the sponsor is anticipating earning for the calendar year"

Thus, $120K is what he expects to earn over the next year = current/new annual salary.

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@missileman Thank you fo the link. 
But as I see here from the example it looks like I should take it from 2 jobs and put $100K. See below: 

"Example: Mike is immigrating his wife and is filing an I-864. It is Oct. 31, 2016 and you are assisting him in calculating his current income for Part 6. Mike was unemployed for the first six months of 2016, but started working at a job on July 1 that pays an annual salary of $48,000. He is not anticipating earning any additional income and he is planning on working for this employer indefinitely. Mike’s current individual annual income is $24,000 (not $48,000) because that is the amount of income he is anticipating earning in 2016." 

What do you think? 


 

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11 minutes ago, roxesss said:

@missileman Thank you fo the link. 
But as I see here from the example it looks like I should take it from 2 jobs and put $100K. See below: 

"Example: Mike is immigrating his wife and is filing an I-864. It is Oct. 31, 2016 and you are assisting him in calculating his current income for Part 6. Mike was unemployed for the first six months of 2016, but started working at a job on July 1 that pays an annual salary of $48,000. He is not anticipating earning any additional income and he is planning on working for this employer indefinitely. Mike’s current individual annual income is $24,000 (not $48,000) because that is the amount of income he is anticipating earning in 2016." 

What do you think? 


 

Personally, I don't like the way they figured that because the ability to support an additional family member should be based, imo, on yearly/anticipated income in the future.....example:  if a person earned $200K in the first 6 months of a year, then is suddenly unemployed, his/her current/anticipated income  is now 0$.  In your case, you expect the income to be $120K over the next year......

Just my opinion.  Others might disagree.

Edited by missileman

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  • I751 mailed to Dallas PO Box: 3/28/2019
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@missileman Yeah.. it's kind of weird. In this case if a person has $0 now, it's not true it's $100K still.. That's why I am kind of confused. 
Honestly, in my case it does not make a big difference because in both jobs his income is above the poverty line. Just wanna make sure we won't get an RFE if we write it not that way as it's supposed to be.. or maybe even denial of application since now they even shouldn't send an RFE
Thank you for your help :)

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6 minutes ago, roxesss said:

Just wanna make sure we won't get an RFE if we write it not that way as it's supposed to be.. or maybe even denial of application since now they even shouldn't send an RFE

I don't think your income will be an issue.....unless you have very large family..😀  Good Luck....


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  • Texas Service Center after transfer from Nebraska
  • Consulate :Taipei, Taiwan
  • Marriage: 7/30/2015
  • I-130 NOA1 : 4/27/2016
  • I-130 Approved :9/8/2016
  • Case received at NVC: 10/11/2016                               
  • Case # and IIN#: 10/24/2016
  • AOS Fee Invoiced:10/24/2016  
  • AOS Fee Paid:10/25/2016
  • IV Fee Invoiced:10/24/2016  
  • IV Fee Paid:10/25/2016
  • DS-260 Completed: 10/28/16
  • Scan Date:11/9/2016
  • Supervisor review: 12/21/16 
  • Checklist: 1/13/17 
  • Case Complete: 4/10/17
  • Interview Date: 5/8/17 
  • Visa  "ISSUED": 5/10/17
  • Visa and Passport in hand/Flight to USA Booked!!!: 5/12/17  
  • POE Dallas DFW on June 22, 2017
  • SS Card received : 7/3/2017
  • 2-year Green Card received in mail: 7/15/17
  • I751 mailed to Dallas PO Box: 3/28/2019
  • I-797 extension letter  for ROC dated 4/2/2019  MSCxxxxxxxxxx received: 4/6/2019
  • Biometrics apt received for 4/25/2019: on 4/12/2019
 

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