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I 864 Support Calculation

I-864 Affidavit of Support: Calculating What Is Owed to a Beneficiary

U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents who petition for a beneficiary to immigrate to the United States must promise to provide adequate financial support for the beneficiary so that he or she does not become a public charge. This promise is ma… Read More
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I-864 Affidavit of Support: Are There Defenses to Enforcement?

The I-864 Affidavit of Support is a contract in which a sponsor agrees to financially support a foreign national being admitted to the United States. As we’ve noted in previous blog posts, both the government, and the sponsored beneficiary, can… Read More
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Lawsuit for I-864 Affidavit of Support

I-864 Affidavits of Support: Who Can Sue, When, and Where?

Many foreign nationals trying to obtain permanent U.S. residence through family-based or employment-based applications must have Form I-864 (Affidavit of Support) filed by a sponsor. This requirement is designed to ensure that foreigners who are like… Read More
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Prenups and I-864 Affidavit of Support

I-864 Affidavit of Support and Prenups — Is the Obligation Waivable?

Can a prenuptial or premarital agreement waive the support obligations that a sponsor assumes when he or she signs the Form I-864 Affidavit of Support for a spouse? The answer is … maybe. Different federal courts, just within the last few years… Read More
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Prenuptial Agreements and I-864 Affidavits of Support

Any alien who seeks to become a legal permanent resident (LPR) of the United States as an immediate relative or family preference immigrant is inadmissible if he or she is likely to become a public charge. To prevent the likelihood that an LPR would… Read More
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