documents (W-2s, 1099s, Form 2555, and tax schedules) for the most recent tax year.
Submit evidence of the joint sponsor's status as a United States citizen, United States National, or Lawful Permanent Resident.
The "Total Income" line on IRS Form 1040 is used to determine qualifying income for a sponsor, not the "Gross Receipts" line from IRS Schedule C or C-EZ.
If the petitioning sponsor or the joint sponsor is unable to meet the income requirements, they may qualify based on the cash value of their significant assets. Assets must equal the stated difference between the sponsor s income and 125 percent of the federal poverty guideline for the sponsor s household size.
Assets must equal the difference for applicants filing as orphans.
Assets must equal three times the difference for a spouse or child of a United States citizen. Assets must equal five times the difference for all others.
Acceptable evidence of assets:
Bank statements covering the last 12 months (statements will be averaged over a 12 month period) or a statement from an officer of the bank or other financial institution in which the sponsor has deposits, the account balance averaged over a 12 month period, and current balance;
Evidence of ownership, value, and dates acquired of stocks, bonds, and certificates of deposit;
Evidence of ownership, value/equity, and dates acquired of other personal property;
Evidence of ownership, a recent licensed appraisal or county tax assessment, any mortgage/lien or lien release of any real estate, and dates acquired.
For further instructions and the latest edition of Form I-864, visit the USCIS website at www.uscis.gov. See Specific Instructions and Specific Requirements listed in the Form I-864 instructions for complete information.
You have submitted Form I-864, Affidavit of Support, from the petitioning sponsor. We are unable to process the I-864 because it has one or more deficiencies. In order for us to process your application further, you must:
Submit a completed and signed Form I-864, Affidavit of Support, from the petitioning sponsor. All pages must be present and of the latest edition date.
Provide the petitioning sponsor's Social Security Number on Form I-864.
Provide a complete and correctly calculated household size for the petitioning sponsor on Form I-864. Submit a complete copy of the petitioning sponsor s Federal income tax return, including all supporting tax documents (W-2s, 1099s, Form 2555, and tax schedules) filed with the return, for the most recent tax year.
Note: Applicants using a family member's visa petition to adjust status must be listed as a family member on the principal immigrant's Form I-864.
For further instructions and the latest edition of Form I-864, visit the USCIS website at www.uscis.gov. See Specific Instructions and Specific Requirements listed in the Form I-864 instructions for complete information."
PLEASE HELP BECAUSE WE ARE LOST. We filed all the W2, 1040, IRS Tax Statements, Job Letter, Bank account statements, etc. So what did we do wrong?