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She will not loose her green card after all these years of marriage.
Has she asked for support?
No, she is not asking for anything, just wants to leave and live with her Aunt and get a job there and thats it. Nothing more to do with me. Whether or not her family talks her into anything, I don't know. All I know is that since I am the "gringo" They believe I have the money (regardless of me being jobless atm) and I have been saying no regarding any financial issues to her about giving her family money since day one. But she has sent them money I give her every now and then . I do not say anything.. Once I give it to her , it's hers. What about the support affidavit that I had to file? Once I came back to the states I was jobless. I had a decent "nest egg" we have been plundering down to nil to support her more then me. My father was asking me the same thing since he was the other person of support on the affidavit and he is retiring next year (age 65).
From all the activities that have occurred , It is clearly starting to come to light that I may have been duped. I was unaware of all these "family members" she had in the states and how she all of a sudden had them pick her up so she could be with them for a few weeks then come back almost as soon as we were in the states. Her last excursion of just telling me she was leaving for N. Carolina with 1 week notice that her plane ticket was already bought and her family from miami was driving all the way up to pick her up and take her to the airport was where I drew the line. I let her go, no issues. but i confronted her regarding using me for a green card a few weeks later on the phone. Time passes and now she is in NY and says she was coming back. Upon arrival she stated she is thinking about the divorce now and I cant do anything about it.
Thats fine, but I do not want any issues regarding money, alimony or whatever there maybe for myself or my father since we were the sponsors.
I don't have good news for you.
Some divorce courts hold the I0864 sponsor liable for support in the amount of the poverty level at 18,900/yr
You will have to have a family lawyer in your state research how the courts there are going on this.
It could be your father is on the hook with you.
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