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My husband came on a...
My husband came on a k-1 visa (fiance visa) and we have gotten married here legally. I am not employed now and my father, who was my co-sponsor, passed away recently. We need to file for his adjustment of status soon, but there is an issue with the sponsorship. He has cousins in the east coast who is willing to sign the sponsorship form. Is it ok for them to sponsor us since we are in California and they are in Maryland?
Does the sponsor need to hold a green card or is it alright for them to hold a H-1 visa?
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My condolences on the passing of your father.

The sponsor has to have either US citizenship or permanent resident status.

The sponsor can live anywhere in the US.

 

Judith

 

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