Each school in the United States has an amount that is required in order to prepare documents to bring a spouse and/or dependent to the U.S. The cost reflects the local cost of living and depends in which area of the United States the individual will be living in. The University of Wyoming requires:
Before a visa can be issued for your spouse and/or children to enter the United States as your dependents, you are required to show proof of sufficient financial support. This is because the U.S. immigration law requires that all foreign nationals entering the U.S. have either a sponsor or present proof of sufficient financial resources.