Legal Question in Immigration Law in United States Minor Outlying Islands

Greencard question

Hi, I recently got married and I'd like

to apply for a greencard. Thing is, me

and my spouse are still in college and

only 20, so we do not have any

financial backings or jobs for that

matter. Is it still possible for me to

apply for a greencard or does my

spouse not meet the requirements?

Thanks for your help.

Asked on 6/29/09, 10:04 pm

2 Answers from Attorneys

Luba Smal Smal Immigration Law Office

Re: Greencard question

Yes, it is possible for you to apply for a green card (permanent residency) if your husband is a USA citizen.

Because your husband's (sponsor's) income is below federal poverty guidelines, you will need to find a Joint Sponsor. A Joint sponsor can be anyone who is a USA citizen or green card holder, and whose income is sufficient to qualify them as your joint sponsor.

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Answered on 6/29/09, 10:11 pm

James J. White, attorney Law Offices of Smith & White, PLLC

Re: Greencard question

You'll need to find a sponsor. It isn't too difficult as the only real issue is if you become unable to support yourself and would otherwise need to receive government assistance. If you do not have family or friends you could try becoming a regular member of a church. Contact me directly if you'd like further assistance.

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Answered on 6/29/09, 10:54 pm

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