An affidavit is like someone vouching for you. is a sworn statement that is signed and dated. It is a crime to lie in a signed affidavit. The following words turn a letter into an affidavit: “I declare under penalty of perjury that this statement is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief.”
*If this applies to you, it is especially important that you speak with a legal service provider.
No, you can’t use an affidavit alone to prove:
Yes! The person who writes an affidavit should clearly explain who he or she is and their relationship to you. For example, if the person writing the affidavit knows you because you are neighbors or because he or she was your teacher, the affidavit should make that clear.
No. If you submit an affidavit with your DACA application, it does not have to be signed in front of a notary public.