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Does the Affidavit of Support ever expire? I filled the affidavit for my mother in 2002. Is it still valid? I am trying to get her WA Basic health benefits, but was told that she is not eligible since she has a sponsor. Thank you
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Lawyer: GeorgetownLawyr, Attorney replied 7 years ago
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Hello, My name is XXXXX XXXXX I'll be helping you resolve your matter.

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Is your mother employed? Has she been working? if so, for how long?
When does she plan to apply for u.s. citizenship?
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Customer reply replied 7 years ago

My mother is not employed, she is 72. She has never worked in the USA. She is eligible to apply for the us citizenship in 1.5 years.

 

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Lawyer: GeorgetownLawyr, Attorney replied 7 years ago
The affidavit of support ends when she becomes a u.s. citizen OR has worked 10 years and earned social security credits. since she will never work, it will end when she applies for citizenship.

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Customer reply replied 7 years ago

I am in WA state and trying get a state health card to cover a part of the hospital stay. So far she has been denied due to the sponsorship. Is there anything you can recommend I can try? The original affidavit was expiring after 5 years and I filed it in 2002. Should I try to approach form that angle or you think it is a waste of my time. Thank you.

Lawyer: GeorgetownLawyr, Attorney replied 7 years ago
The affidavit doesn't expire in 5 years, that is not correct. as I said the obligation of the I-864 continues until the person becomes a u.s. citizen or earns enough social security credits through working. I do not know anything about WA state health care, I just know when your obligation ends under the I-864 and I doubt you can get around it right now....sorry.
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