Title: Give Us Your Tired and Hungry But Your Poor Will Need a Sponsor: Affidavits of Support
Time: 12:30:00 PM – 1:35:00 PM
Description: This panel will cover the fundamentals of the affidavit of support, when it is required, and what to do when the sponsor doesn’t meet the federal poverty guidelines.
•What Obligations Does the Affidavit of Support Place on the Sponsor, and When Do Those Obligations Terminate?
•When Is an Affidavit of Support Required?
•Joint Sponsors and Household Members, When Required, Who Qualifies, Ethical Issues Concerning “Representation”
•What Qualifies as Income?
•Determining Family Size
•Anticipating a Request for Evidence