Affidavits of Support: A Practitioner's Guide (.PDF)

Affidavits of Support: A Practitioner's Guide (.PDF)

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New edition coming in early July 2020.

Release Date 07/28/17
ISBN 978-1-57370-420-2
Length 187 pages
Format PDF
SKU 54-20

Affidavits of Support: A Practitioner’s Guide, written by Charles Wheeler of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC), provides in-depth, step-by-step guidance on completing and filing the affidavit of support and its associated forms. It also serves as a reference for all the detailed information written on this subject.

Affidavits of Support covers a wide range of topics, including:

  • The public charge ground of inadmissibility
  • Eligibility to be a sponsor, substitute sponsor, joint sponsor, and household member
  • Measuring household size, measuring income and assets, and documentary requirements
  • Completing and filing the I-864, I-864EZ, I-864A, and I-864W
  • Agency review and adjudication
  • Ethical issues surrounding the affidavit of support
  • Sponsorship obligations and termination of the contract
  • The Form I-134, Affidavit of Support

Affidavits of Support will enhance your understanding of a complicated part of immigration law, and simplify your ability to complete the affidavit of support application process in an effective way.

This publication, available exclusively in .PDF format, has built-in hyperlinks and bookmarks to make navigation easy and simple.

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Charles Wheeler is an attorney with Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC) in San Francisco and directs its Training and Legal Support section. CLINIC provides training, technical support, legislative analysis, and legal reference materials for diocesan immigration programs and other nonprofit agencies throughout the United States. It also advocates on behalf of low-income immigrants at the local and national level. Prior to joining CLINIC, Mr. Wheeler directed the National Immigration Law Center in Los Angeles (1985–96) and the Farmworker Program of Colorado Rural Legal Services in Denver (1979–84). He has been specializing in immigration law and aliens’ rights issues for more than 30 years. He is considered an expert in several aspects of immigration law, as well as immigrants’ eligibility for public benefits. He was the 2002 recipient of the Daniel Levy Memorial Award for Outstanding Achievement in Immigration Law, awarded by Matthew Bender LexisNexis. He was a 1989 recipient of the Carol King Award for Achievement in Litigation, awarded by the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia and the University of Maryland School of Law.