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The American (October 21, 2020)

ACA Raises Concern over Proposed Rule Change on Spousal Immigration Sponsorship

"ACA, the American Citizens Abroad group which advocates on issues affecting overseas Americans, has submitted official comments to USCIS (US Citizenship and Immigration Services) raising concerns over plans to increase the amount of evidence required by US citizens who want to sponsor non-US citizen family members for a visa to move to the United States."

"In a letter addressed to Mark Phillips at USCIS, ACA explain that the new rules would require US citizens who wish to submit Form I-130, the Petition for Alien Relative, would also have file additional information as part of an Affadvit of Support, which could cause a number of difficulties."

"ACA's letter outlines why each of these new requirements would add unnecessary complication for US citizens looking to move back to the US with a non-US citizen relative."

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