Denver, CO asked in Tax Law and Immigration Law for Colorado

Q: I-130, does low Income affected eligibilty to bring my wife in US?

I'm a new graduate , green card holder with a decent job now and planning to bring my wife in US. Last year my total income was around $8000 but this year it is around $50000. IRS ask 21k per year for family of 2. Can I submit my document will only the last tax year or will I need to add both ? The one from last year won't disqualify me?

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Mario Musil
Mario Musil
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  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Portland, OR

A: When you submit your affidavit of support it will ask for the past 3 years of your income. You will need to submit evidence showing that this year you are earning significantly more despite only having earned $8,000.00 on your prior return. A qualified immigration lawyer can assist you in this process.

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

A: You should submit as much financial proof of your situation as possible, in order to avoid having to get a joint sponsor. This would include a letter from your employer, showing your rate of pay, your job title, and that your employment will likely continue into the for seeable future. You should submit 12 months of bank statements showing cash flow’s that are sufficient to support you and your new fiancé., Your paystub’s, and three years of tax returns. If you have a savings account you should include that as well. Consider working With an immigration attorney. Some of us charge a very affordable flat fee and will handle the case from start to finish. Counsel in any state could represent you.

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

A: You must submit information regarding the three most recent tax years, but you will only submit a copy of the most recent one—2020.

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