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Hello everyone, I am living in Canada and my spouse is in the US. She is sponsoring me and our case is currently with NVC and by the looks of it, I will not be in the US for another 8+ months or so (hoping for it to be sooner of course, but it's looking quite unlikely). I saw a thread about tips and tricks for building a credit score in the US but, I'm not sure if I saw anything that relates to my current situation. Because I won't be living and working in the US for at least 8 months and I won't have a SSN until then, how can my wife and I get a joint credit card to start building our credit score in the meantime? Is this even possible considering I don't have a US SSN? Is opening a US credit card even possible let alone building credit? I don't have a US bank account either and I'm not sure if that is required. My wife of course does have a bank account and has great credit. Would love any info that can be provided! Thank you
I am about to start Community college and I was considering applying for the Dream Act, which is not part of FASFA. But I am wondering if the Dream Act would affect my Adjustment of Status (have not sent yet), in other words, would receiving money for educational use through the DREAM Act be considered a public charge and thus deny me my green card? Many thanks, Sara