A U.S. citizen or permanent resident can sponsor someone from another country in a variety of ways. To sponsor a non-citizen means to bring or petition for the immigrant to come to the United States.
The sponsor must be willing to be totally financially responsible for the family member.
Employment sponsorship is allowed by the USCIS. The employer needs to provide proof that:
Also, an employer must know the specific employment visa they will need for their employee, such as:
To start the process, you need to complete a Form I-864. This is also known as an Affidavit of Support Under Section 213A.
If you want to sponsor an employee or family member, contact an immigration attorney. The attorney will explain sponsorship to you in greater detail and assist you in your part of the immigration process.
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