Department of Human Services

Families First Online Policy Manual

Citizenship and Alien Status

Revised:

11.9

INIDIVIDUAL CITIZEN SPONSORS

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Effective October 1, 1981, aliens who apply for Families First for the first time must have the income and resources of their individual citizen sponsors considered in determining their eligibility for assistance.

 

The income and resources of the sponsor shall be considered for a period of three years after the alienís entry into the United States.

 

An individual citizen is a person who signed an affidavit or other statement accepted by INS as an agreement to support an alien as a condition of the alienís admission for permanent residence in the United States.

 

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