Legal Question in Immigration Law in Arizona

If I have someone that will co sponser for me so that mmy husband can get his greencard what would happen if I divoriced him after awhile would the sponser still be responable for him finacilly or can they opt out

Asked on 11/04/13, 10:01 pm

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Marlene Hemmings Marlene Hemmings, Attorney at Law
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If you are the petitioner, then you would be the primary financial sponsor, pursuant to the Affidavit of Support, even if you divorce him. And, any co-sponsor would be the secondary responsible party.

An Affidavit of Support sponsor or co-sponsor is only released of their obligation if the immigrant either dies, becomes a U.S. citizen, or pays taxes for 40 qtrs (10 yrs).

You can find more information about this at & search for "I-864" or related terms.

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Answered on 11/05/13, 6:16 am

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