Feds Want Bank Info From US Green Card Sponsors

Law360 (April 9, 2020, 6:46 PM EDT) -- Americans sponsoring their foreign spouses or relatives for green cards may soon have to disclose their bank account information to prove they can financially support those relatives, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said in a notice posted Thursday.

The updated form will request "in-depth" bank account information from sponsors, including the names of all account holders and a routing number, according to a USCIS spokesperson.

USCIS requested the additional requirement as part of President Donald Trump’s proclamation last year calling on agencies to enforce requirements that Americans financially support the relatives they bring to the country and reimburse the federal government...

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