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My friend in Italy went to an interview for a B2 visa to come

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My friend in Italy went to an interview for a B2 visa to come to the US to care for her sister who has stage 4 malignant brain cancer. They didn't give her one, citing article 221 (g). The official wants to see proof of income for her husband - as I understand it - to ensure there is enough to support the trip. But other friends/relatives will be supporting the trip financially so there would in fact be no problem. We plan to fax the husband's financial information to immigration pursuant to their request, but what if her visa is denied due to insufficiency of his income? Again, its not his money anyway that she will travel on. Immigration seems to be focusing on the wrong thing. How can we overcome this? Thanks.
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Unfortunately, they can focus on anything they want. They just may not believe her intent to go back home when she is done with her trip. But that's ok. If they have asked for financial documents from the husband, then provide them. And then any other financial sponsors can fill out an I-134 for her and you can submit that along with the husband's documents. Here is a link to the I-134:

http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis/menuitem.5af9bb95919f35e66f614176543f6d1a/?vgnextoid=fe3647a55773d010VgnVCM10000048f3d6a1RCRD&vgnextchannel=db029c7755cb9010VgnVCM10000045f3d6a1RCRD



Also, here is a link to a good article that you can read:

http://www.ilw.com/articles/2009,0528-schwartz.shtm



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