Lincoln, NE asked in Immigration Law for Nebraska

Q: Solid financial information for sponsoring a fiance?

I am finding information that is not solid. I am finding information that for just two dependents (him and me) the HHS requires 125% of roughly $16,500 for annual income to sponsor. That seems VERY low. But other sites are saying that I would need to make at least $31,000 for a 4+ person household. What am I looking at as far as income requirements? Also, am I able to cover income requirements through multiple jobs/sources of income? or is it one source of income? I am trying to figure out if we are prepared for filing a fiance visa for next year. Thanks for the help!

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Hector E. Quiroga
Hector E. Quiroga
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Las Vegas, NV

A: The $16,400 figure is for active military service members who are sponsoring a spouse or minor child. It is 100% of federal poverty for a household of 2. 125% of federal poverty for a household of two is $20,575. For a household of four it is $31,375. It doesn’t matter how many jobs you have, so long as you meet the obligation. You can also include assets or get a joint sponsor.

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