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Friday, October 16, 2009

Affidavit of Legitimation of Child

Republic of the Philippines)
Province of _______________) S.S.


We, _____________ and _____________, both Filipinos, of legal age, married and presently residing at _____________, Philippines, having been duly sworn in accordance with law, hereby depose and state:

1. That we have been legally married to each other on _____________ at a wedding ceremony solemnized by _____________. A copy of our marriage certificate is attached hereto and made an integral part of this affidavit.

2. That prior to our marriage and outside of wedlock, a child, named _____________, was conceived and born on _____________ at _____________.

3. That at the time of the conception of said child, we were not disqualified by any impediment to marry each other, and, therefore, by virtue of our subsequent marriage, the said child is now legitimated by operation of law, particularly Article 177 of the Family Code.

4. That we execute this affidavit to declare the truth of the foregoing facts.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, we have hereunto set our hands this _____________ at _____________, Philippines.

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  1. There are different affidavits of support documents for different types of application. One type is that required to be provided by you for immediate family members or close relations. If you are bringing your brothers and sisters, parents, fiancée and spouses, then you must accept the responsibility of financially supporting them until they become legal US residents or green card holders. For accepting the responsibility you have to sign the affidavit of support Form I-864. This form is for immigrant applicants of adjustment of status. The family members that you are sponsoring also include the orphans you are adopting from other countries.

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