Q: My friend is US citizen, she wants to petition her mother but she is unemployed right now what will be her currentincome
So she filed joint tax return for the last year and with her husband joint income is 44K. And their household size including intending immigrant is 5. So is it ok to write joint income which is in 2019 tax return from IRS for the question of current income for the Form I-864?
A: No. It is more complex than that. It is possible to combine the income of the
household member (husband) but that requires more. Also her current income is
nothing (0.00) unless she is paid unemployment insurance from the state.
I would get an experienced attorney to properly fill the form or forms as well as
properly document the current income and not just 2019 income. There is
also a new public charge form I-944 which is required and is 18 pages and
requires a credit report and all loans and other financial information. Call us this
week and we can complete these forms and not risk a rejection as USCIS is
rejecting many forms as incomplete. They will mail them back to you and you lose
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