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i-185 (Affidavit of support) Requirements with H1-B when spouse is not working

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Hi,

I am planning to apply for green card thru marriage.

My wife is a US Citizen.

I have a question for i-185 ( Affidavit of support).

She was working before our marriage and we relocated to other city after marriage. Right now she is not working from past 4 months.

My question is could i put my salary for i-185 form?

I also can show our joint account balance.

Is this will be an issue, if she is not working? She have w-2 form from last 3 years.

I been working in US for last 5 years.

Also, could we apply now with present documents and if she get a job in future, could we send the updated i-185 for future?

Please advise.

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Assuming there are no dependent children immigrating also, the household income can generally be included on the Affidavit of Support. The Affidavit of Support is a complicated form with certain legal intricacies and requirements, and it is advisable to seek the counsel of an attorney to prepare and file the family based petition in certain circumstances.

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Read the instructions first. I remember seeing something about including immigrant's income into the affidavit. Also, if the immigrant has accumulated 40 SS credits, the sponsor maybe exempt from the income requirement altogether.

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