Form I-864

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What is Form I-864, Affidavit of Support?

Form I-864, Affidavit of Support, is required for most family-based immigrants and some employment-based intending immigrants to show that they have adequate means of financial support and are not likely to become a public charge.

What is country of domicile on Form I-864?

Country of domicile is the country where you make your permanent home. The sponsor who completes Form I-864, Affidavit of Support, must be domiciled in the United States. Even if you don't currently live in the U.S., it may be possible to claim U.S. domicile.

How do I write a declaration of intent to reestablish U.S. domicile?

If you are sponsoring an intending immigrant for a green card on Form I-864, Affidavit of Support, you must have domicile in the United States. This sample declaration of intent is one piece of evidence that can help you document your intent to reestablish U.S. domicile.

When do my obligations under Form I-864 end?

Form I-864 is a contract between you and the U.S. government in which you promise to support the intending immigrant if he or she is unable to do so now or in the future. One of several possible criteria must occur to end your obligations under Form I-864.