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Jen Marie, Esq., Immigration Attorney
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Experience:  She has worked on all types of U.S. Immigration cases since 2007.
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I am on F1 OPT with my wife in the US. I want to invite my

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I am on F1 OPT with my wife in the US. I want to invite my mother first for 3 months and mother-in-law (both are in India) after that on tourist visa.
Will it affect their chance if I successively sponsor/sign affidavit of support for them?
Also, my mom's brother (my uncle) is a US citizen. Would it be better(increase chance for my mother to get tourist visa) for him to sign the affidavit of support instead of me?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Immigration Law
Expert:  Jen Marie, Esq. replied 1 year ago.

Hello, my name is ***** ***** I will be the immigration attorney helping you today.

It may be more helpful for her brother, your uncle, to sign the affidavit of support since he is a US citizen and not paying for school I presume. You, as a F1 student, have to prove that you can support yourself and pay for your studies so that may not be so helpful in petitioning for others.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thanks for the response Jennifer. One thing I may not have made clear is that I am on F1 OPT (Optional Practical Training) meaning I am working currently (on OPT) and I am not paying for my studies. Will this affect your response?
Expert:  Jen Marie, Esq. replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for clarifying. My previous answer still stands.

Hope that helps and hope I have now earned your positive rating. Thanks.