Monthly Archives: November 2008

2008 Federal Poverty Guidelines

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The 2008 Federal Poverty Guidelines are used in calculating levels of income and assets that immigrant visa petitioners and joint sponsors must demonstrate in the I-864 Affidavits of Support.

(for the 48 Contiguous States and the District of Columbia)

Size of Family Unit/ Poverty Guidelines /125 Percent
1 /$10,400 /$13,000
2 /$14,000 /$17,500
3 /$17,600 /$22,000
4 /$22,200 /$26,500
5 /$24,800 /$31,000
6 /$28,400 /$35,500
7 /$32,000 /$40,000
8 /$35,600 /$44,500

Obama on Immigration

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Barack Obama and Joe Biden’s Plan (from http://www.barackobama.com/issues/immigration/)Create Secure BordersObama and Biden want to preserve the integrity of our borders. He supports additional personnel, infrastructure and technology on the border and at our ports of entry.Improve Our Immigration SystemObama and Biden believe we must fix the dysfunctional immigration bureaucracy and increase the number of legal…Continue Reading