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Who cannot sponsor an immigrant?


If any of the categories below apply to your situation, you may not be eligible to sponsor an immigrant in the United States:

  • Those with a criminal history including:
    • Aggravated assault or battery
    • Child abuse or neglect
    • Domestic violence
    • Drug trafficking or distribution
    • Fraud or financial crimes
    • Human trafficking
    • Theft, fraud, or dishonesty
    • Sexual offenses
    • Terrorism-related offenses
  • Those who are not a lawful permanent resident or citizen of the United States
  •  Previous sponsors of immigrants who later became public charges 

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