Joint Sponsor

Use of  Joint sponsor to Meet the Affidavit of support Requirement for Permanent Resident Status-Green Card.

A Joint sponsor must execute a separate affidavit of support on behalf of the intending immigrant(s) and be willing to accept joint and several liabilities with the sponsor or substitute sponsor. A joint sponsor must meet all the eligibility requirements of a sponsor, except that the joint sponsor is not required to file a visa petition on behalf of the intending immigrant.

The joint sponsor must demonstrate his or her ability to support the intending immigrant at an income level of 125% of the Affidavit of support poverty guideline for his or her household size.

A joint Sponsor can also use his or her assets to meet the Affidavit of support income requirement.