Suing on the I-864 Affidavit of Support: March 2014 Update
Benders Immigration Bulletin, 2014
21 Pages Posted: 20 May 2014
Date Written: March 21, 2014
The I-864, Affidavit of Support is an immigration form that gives some foreign nationals the ability to recover financial support from their immigration sponsor. This paper analyzes all case law developments since publication of the author's December 2012 article concerning legal enforcement of the I-864. The present article continues the analysis of legal enforcement options available to individuals seeking to enforce their right to financial support under the I-864, and discusses potential defenses and procedural barriers to such lawsuits.
Keywords: immigration, I-864, financial support, alimony, spousal maintenance
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