Applicant or Immigrant Documents
Here is a list of the documents the Applicant/Immigrant should provide as part of the green card application. Keep in mind that the employment/tax documents are only required if the applicant’s income will be supporting the petitioner/sponsor’s income.
- Applicant’s Birth Certificate
- Applicant’s Form I-94 (Last Admission Record)
- Applicant’s Passport – Identification Page
- Applicant’s U.S. Visa
- Applicant’s Letter from Employer
- Applicant’s Federal Tax Return Most Recent Year
- Applicant’s Pay Stubs for the Last 6 Months
- Applicant’s W2’s for the Most Recent Tax Year
- Applicant Employment Authorization Card
“Good Faith” Marriage Documents
These are the documents you should provide as evidence of a “good faith” marriage:
- Marriage Certificate
- Wedding/Ongoing Marriage Evidence
- Joint Assets and Co-Mingling of Funds
- Joint Financial Responsibilities
- Joint Ownership, Lease or Tenancy
- Letters of Support from Friends & Family
Petitioner or Sponsor Documents
These are the documents that the Petitioner/Sponsor/U.S. Citizen should provide:
- Petitioner’s Birth Certificate
- Petitioner’s Passport
- Petitioner’s Federal Tax Return Most Recent Year
- Petitioner’s Letter From Employer
- Petitioner’s Pay Stubs for the last 6 months
- Petitioner’s W2’s for the Most Recent Tax Year
My sponsor is self-employed, what documents will they need?
- Include Tax Records
- Record of bank statements that show income has been deposited into your account over the past year.
- If you have set up an entity, you should include all the entity paperwork.
- A letter outlining your self-employment and your projected income.
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