Q: I am an American citizen living and working in Sweden and my Swedish husband and I would like to move to the United
States to help my elderly parents. I know I need to financially sponsor him but do I need to move back to the US first and get a job before we start the proceedings to get him into the US? Is there any chance that that after I do that,....that our petition will be declined? He is retired and I am 58 years old. I fully intent to work to provide for our expenses and medical insurance.
You petition will not be denied based on this reason, if you are able to prove to the interviewer that your marriage was bona fide your application will be approved. If you cannot sponsor him you can have a co sponsor who will be able to sponsor your husband. Talk to an immigration attorney to find out about the process. All the best.
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