Fairfax, VA asked in Immigration Law for North Carolina

Q: I am wanting to apply for a visa for my husband who resides in another country. I was told i need 3 years proof income

I was employed for over 15 years at the same job which i resigned in January 29,2019 to take care of a family member who got cancer which right now is in remission thanks to God! Now i am planning on going back to work. Can you tell me if i can apply for his visa and if theres a chance it will get approved? If someone can help me i would so much appreciate it!! Thank you !!!

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Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Orlando, FL

A: You need to file an affidavit of support and provide the current year tax return. If your adjusted gross income is at least 125 percent of the poverty threshold depending on the number of people residing in your household (including your immigrant fiancé) then you won’t need a joint financial sponsor. For example if your household size will only be 2, then the minimum AGI is roughly $21,500. If your income does not meet that threshold then you will need a joint financial sponsor. Consider working with an attorney. Counsel anywhere in the USA can represent you and some of us are very affordable. Good luck.

Kevin L Dixler agrees with this answer

Kevin L Dixler
Kevin L Dixler
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Chicago, IL

A: I agree with Mr. Black, but immigration law is complicated. There are many reasons for the USCIS or State Department to deny or revoke a marriage based visa.

As a result, I strongly recommend an appointment with a competent and experienced immigration attorney before there are any other complications. Good luck.

The above is general information, not legal advice, and does not create an attorney client relationship.

Allen C. Ladd
Allen C. Ladd
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Greenville, SC

A: I agree with my colleagues' answers, and I would add that you can ask for the financial support of another person who is a US citizen or permanent resident, to back up your financial commitment. Be sure to discuss this with the attorney you contact.

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