2005 Poverty Guidelines
The Department of Health and Human Services released the updated 2005 poverty guidelines. This information is used to establish that the sponsor meets the income requirement (125% of the poverty income) and assures that the sponsored alien will not become a US public charge.
You must complete and submit an affidavit of support, USCIS Form I-864, if you:
Effective April 1, 2005, the 2005 poverty guidelines should be used to complete the affivadit of support. USCIS begins using the
new poverty guidelines on the first day of the second month after the DHHS published them in the Federal Register. For the 2005 poverty guidelines, see here.
- are bringing a relative to the US or;
- if you are a US citizen or lawful permanent resident and filed an employment-based immigration petition (Form I-140) for a relative or if you have a significant ownership interest (5 percent or more) in a business that filed an employment-based immigrant petition for your relative.
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