San Francisco, CA asked in Immigration Law for California

Q: Can you change your sponsor right before your initial interview for immigrant visa?

my sister is living in the US with student visa, but her green card process has been ongoing during these times. Now she has her initial interview in a week and was asked to bring her sponsors' the most recent tax returns. The problem is her co-sponsor is not on the good term with her anymore and will not provide his document. However, she will still be able to get the documents from her main sponsor. So, would it be possible for someone else to substitute in as her co-sponsor at this moment? Will it have any impact on her interview and the overall process? Thanks in advance.

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Kyndra L Mulder
Kyndra L Mulder
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Jacksonville, FL

A: I suggest she bring the I-864 for her new co sponsor to the interview and request that they be substituted for the co sponsor documents that were previously submitted. Whether the service will accept this is up to the protocol of USCIS where he interview will take place.

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