Sponsored Immigrants and Benefits

Authored By: National Immigration Law Center

What is a sponsor? What is an Affidavit of Support? Does a sponsor's income count when the immigrant applies for public benefits? Will the sponsor need to repay benefits used by the sponsored immigrants? (You must have a PDF reader on your computer to open this document. To get Adobe’s PDF Reader, click on the Get Adobe Reader icon to download.)

Last Review and Update: Nov 20, 2019
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