A: When you submit your affidavit of support it will ask for the past 3 years of your income. You will need to submit evidence showing that this year you are earning significantly more despite only having earned $8,000.00 on your prior return. A qualified immigration lawyer can assist you in this process.
Congratulations on your future marriage! Yes, it is possible in most circumstances, for you to stay in the USA and apply for a marriage based green card. The process is discussed in detail on my website: https://www.musillawfirm.com/immigration-services/marriage-based-adjustment-of-status/ If you have further questions, you can reach out for a free consultation at my office or any other qualified immigration lawyer.