Public Charge and Affidavits of Support: A Practitioner's Guide

Public Charge and Affidavits of Support: A Practitioner's Guide

Public Charge and Affidavits of Support: A Practitioner's Guide, 3rd ed. (eBook)
Release Date: 06/11/2024
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eBook 212 pages 978-1-57370-521-7

Public Charge and Affidavits of Support: A Practitioner's Guide, written by Charles Wheeler of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC), provides analysis of inadmissibility and public charge issues, as well as in-depth, step-by-step guidance on completing and filing the affidavit of support and its associated forms.

The newest edition addresses the reversal of the Trump-era changes to public charge by the Biden Administration and covers topics such as:

  • USCIS Implementation of 2022 DHS Public Charge Rule
  • Eligibility to be a sponsor, substitute sponsor, joint sponsor, and household member
  • Measuring household size, measuring income and assets, and documentary requirements
  • Completing and filing the I-864, I-864EZ, and I-864A
  • Agency review and adjudication
  • Ethical issues surrounding the affidavit of support
  • Sponsorship obligations and termination of the contract
  • Forms I-134 and I-134A

and more!

The third edition of Public Charge and Affidavits of Support: A Practitioner's Guide will provide you with best practices for preparing affidavits of support and enhance your understanding of this complicated area of immigration law.

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Charles Wheeler is a senior attorney with Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC) in San Francisco and works in its Training and Legal Support section. CLINIC conducts training, provides technical support and legal analysis, and produces legal reference materials for immigration attorneys and other nonprofit agency staff throughout the United States. It also advocates on behalf of low-income immigrants at the local and national level. Prior to joining CLINIC, Mr. Wheeler directed the National Immigration Law Center in Los Angeles (1985–96) and the Farmworker Program of Colorado Rural Legal Services in Denver (1979–84). He has been specializing in immigration law and aliens’ rights issues for 40 years. He is considered an expert in several aspects of immigration law, as well as immigrants’ eligibility for public benefits. He was the 2002 recipient of the Daniel Levy Memorial Award for Outstanding Achievement in Immigration Law, awarded by Matthew Bender LexisNexis. He was a 1989 recipient of the Carol King Award for Achievement in Litigation, awarded by the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia and the University of Maryland School of Law.