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2008 Federal Poverty Guidelines

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

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