Interoffice Memorandum: Consolidation of Policy Regarding USCIS Form I-864, Affidavit of Support (AFM Update AD06-20) [open pdf - 153KB]
"This memorandum revises Chapter 20.5 of the Adjudicator's Field Manual (AFM) to conform this chapter to the final rule relating to the use of Affidavits of Support (Forms I-864) under section 213A of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 U.S.C. 1183a, as amended. The final rule was published on June 21, 2006 in the Federal Register at 71 FR 35732. This memorandum also (1) clarifies that an Affidavit of Support must be sufficient both at the time the adjustment of status application is filed and at the time the adjustment application is adjudicated, and (2) reiterates that, subject to limited exceptions, an Affidavit of Support is sufficient at the time of the adjudication if it was sufficient at the time it was filed with the Form I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or to Adjust Status. Both the final rule and this memorandum are effective July 21, 2006."
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