You have to fill I, Affidavit of support form, if you need to show that you can financially support your relatives (or anyone else) visiting the U.S. You do not. SAMPLE. SAMPLE – Page 2. SAMPLE. Page 3. SAMPLE. Page 4. SAMPLE. IMMIHELP. Form I 11/30/16 N. Page 1 of 8. Affidavit of Support. Department of Homeland Security. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. USCIS. Form I-
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Filling Out Form I Affidavit of Support to Help a U.S. Visa Applicant |
By Ilona BrayJ. Form I is filled out by U. The person signing the form needs to be either a U.
afvidavit One of the most common questions asked by U. However, it does so only in borderline cases. Also, in theory, if the person being sponsored receives government assistance, the government agency can sue the sponsor for reimbursement. However, enforcement of this provision is rare, and many lawyers believe that Form I would not hold up in court anyway. One of the biggest hurdles that applicants for visitor visas category B-1 to the U.
One of the things they must prove in order to overcome that hurdle is that they have enough money to pay for their entire U.
If they can prove this on their own, then submitting a Form I is unnecessary. If the case is a marginal one, however, and the prospective visitor has family or friends in the U. The Affidavit will not be accepted automatically as proof that the immigrant will not become a public charge, but it will be given far less scrutiny than in the case of a longer-term immigrant or intending permanent resident.
A letter of invitation may also help in this regard. One important thing to realize is that the Form I is an easier version of the I Affidavit of Support that the U. Not only is Form I longer and more complex, but the income requirements are different. As someone applying for a U. However, if this is not sufficient, you may need to find a friend or relative who is a U.
Self-explanatory, calling for the U.
Form i-134 Affidavit of Support for USCIS – Sample Pre-filled
For regular visa applicants, simply answer it honestly. There is no requirement that you be a family relation in order to fill out this form for someone.
Back to the U. On the next set of lines, the U.
The questions about assets do become important, however, in cases where the U. An approximate total value of big-ticket items like cars, jewelry, appliances stereo, television, refrigeratorautomobiles, cameras, and other equipment will be enough. Nor does the sponsor have to supply proof of ownership. So be sure not to exaggerate on Form I Anyone whom the sponsor has listed on his or her tax returns should be entered here. This question attempts to find out whether the U.
If the person has filled out this form or Form I the Affidavit of Support used in green card applications on behalf of any other immigrant, these lines should be filled in. For the reasons that underlie Question 9, the U.
Oath or Affirmation of Sponsor. There is no need to take this to a notary public for signing.
Also attach a copy of the document that shows the immigration status of the person signing the Form I The information provided on this site is not legal advice, does not constitute a lawyer referral service, and no suppoft or confidential relationship is or will be formed by use of the site. The attorney listings on this site are paid attorney advertising.
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A letter from a bank stating when the account was opened, how much was deposited over the past year, and the current balance. List of bonds, with serial numbers and denominations. Other documents, such as real estate or other appraisals, as appropriate to listed income or assets. However, for a short-term visa, the consulate may not actually require all these documents.
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