A form used by a sponsor in order to show that the immigrant being sponsored has adequate means
of financial support and is not likely to become a public charge. The Affidavit of Support I-134 must
be used by sponsors of aliens (foreigners) who do not fall within the definition of 213A of the
Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). This affidavit of support I-134 is also used by sponsors of
students and parolees as well as sponsors of diversity or returning resident applicants. Those
sponsoring family-based immigrants or employment based immigrants who are coming to work for
relatives or for companies where relatives of the immigrant own 5 percent or more of the company
must use the Affidavit of Support I-864.