Suing on the I-864 Affidavit of Support

Bender’s Immigration Bulletin, Vol. 17, p. 1943, December 2012

27 Pages Posted: 21 Dec 2012

Date Written: December 15, 2012

Abstract

It may come as a shock to learn of a common immigration form that may require a divorce court to award substantial financial support to the former spouse of a noncitizen. The I-864 Affidavit of Support may require payment of financial support for an unlimited period of time, even when a marriage was short lived. This article discusses the legal remedies available to a noncitizen who sues his or her former spouse for support on the basis of this immigration form.

Suggested Citation

McLawsen, Greg, Suing on the I-864 Affidavit of Support (December 15, 2012). Bender’s Immigration Bulletin, Vol. 17, p. 1943, December 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2192275

Greg McLawsen (Contact Author)

Sound Immigration ( email )

1201 Pacific Ave., Suite 629
Tacoma, WA 98402
United States
253-251-2490 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://www.soundimmigration.com

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