How Would You Respond?
Hari, who is from India, came into the tax center for help with his tax return. He arrived in F-1 immigration status in 2013. In 2015, his wife and two children joined him in the U.S. and obtained identification numbers. In 2015, his wife gave birth to a third child in the U.S.
Hari earned $7,850 from on-campus work in 2016 and provided all support for his family. His wife, who is in F-2 immigration status, is not permitted to work.
Follow along in the conversation and think about how you would answer Hari's questions.