Can I Sponsor My Alien Spouse If My Roommate is on Social Security?

08 Mar 2019

Can I sponsor my husband if my housemate gets social security benefits at my address?

Yes, certainly, if your housemate is not a dependent. It’s not uncommon to have multiple households living in one house. The “household” refers to all people depending on the same financial means, usually indicated by if you file taxes together. If your roommate isn’t on your tax return, their SSI will have no bearing on your situation.

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