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Hello,

I became US citizen through naturalization, so before my certificate I had "Green Card" and A#.

Both I-129f and G-325a have field for A#.

My question is: should I enter my FORMER A# regardless that I am a citizen now, or should I leave this field blank?

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Philippines
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An I-129F can only be submitted by a USC, but it must be important to them to know the former "A" number or they would not give a box for it.

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Philippines
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My 2 cents would be if you are citizen you should not be required to fill in the A# as the A# are from old documents which no longer are valid.

While in theory I agree 100% with this statement, it still does not answer why it is being requested at all since only a USC can petition....


YMMV

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Filed: Citizen (apr) Country: Canada
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While in theory I agree 100% with this statement, it still does not answer why it is being requested at all since only a USC can petition....

Can't an LPR petition or is that only for the I-130?


Met: December 2009

Married: April 2015

Received CR-1 visa: February 2017

POE (as IR-1): 2017-04-13

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Filed N400 online: 2020-01-14

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Interview notice received: 2020-10-05

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Filed: Citizen (pnd) Country: Colombia
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The A# question is in reference to the beneficiary, if they even have one at that point. I suppose some do if they've lived in the U.S. at some prior time. Some don't have one. My fiancee doesn't. I put "NONE" in that box for her A#. It's not for the USC under any conditions.

On the other hand, it's not the clearest form with the clearest set of instructions either. I put my U.S. birth certificate # on the form but later found out the "Give number of certificate, date and place it was issued" question only applies to Certificates of Naturalization, not birth certificates... Who knew?


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Feb. 12, 2016 - Sent N-400 to USCIS (3-year rule)

Feb. 19, 2016 - NOA1

Mar. 14, 2016 - Biometrics

June 2, 2016 - Interview - Recommended for Approval

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I'm also a naturalized citizen and when asked for A# I put in my former A#. If they need it, they'll have it; if they don't, they can ignore it.


7-30-07 - Met in Santa Marta, Colombia

9-19-08 - Engaged

7-13-10 - I-129F sent by USPS Expressmail to VSC;

10-18-10 - NOA2!!!!!!!!!! (Received in hand 10-22-10)

11-12-10 - Sent email to Embassy asking about petition; response "Petition rec'd; send in documents"; sent same day

11-24-10 - Called the Department of State; interview has been scheduled

11-29-10 - Package 3 received by beneficiary

01-19-11 - Interview - VISA APPROVED!!!!!!!!!!!

01-27-11 - Passport received; visa in hand

02-08-11 - POE - Fort Lauderdale, Fla MISSED FLIGHT; 02-10-11 - POE second time's the charm. Easy POE. Welcome to the USA.

03-04-11 - Married

AOS

05-08-11 - Mailed out I-485, I-765 & I-131;

05-16-11 - Text & email msgs with Receipt Number

05-17-11 - Applied for Expedited AP as Victoria's mother was very ill; 05-18-11 - Picked up AP document

05-20-11 - Victoria returns to Colombia; NOA1 for all 3 forms arrive

06-03-11 - Text message "Case now updated"; RFE 06-07-11 - RFE arrives for 2010 Tax Return

06-08-11 - Text message "Case now updated"; Post Office returned a letter that was sent by USCIS; 06-09-11 - Issue resolved

06-14-11 - RFE response sent; 06-21-11 - Text message "Case now updated"; RFE response under review

06-29-11 - Text message "Case now updated"; Case transferred to CSC

08-30-11 - Victoria returns to US

08-31-11 - Biometrics done; Text message - "EAD Card Production ordered"

09-11 - Case transferred back from CSC

11-22-11 - Interview in Albany Field Office. AOS APPROVED.

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Filed: Citizen (pnd) Country: Colombia
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I'm also a naturalized citizen and when asked for A# I put in my former A#. If they need it, they'll have it; if they don't, they can ignore it.

I agree it can't hurt on the petitioner's G-325A, but since it is listed under the the beneficiary column on the I-129F, it might confuse the government if two people have the same A#. I wouldn't put an A# on the beneficiary's G-325A either unless, of course, he/she has one for some other reason. Same potential for confusion.

You don't want the gov't thinking you are petitioning to marry yourself!


N-400

Feb. 12, 2016 - Sent N-400 to USCIS (3-year rule)

Feb. 19, 2016 - NOA1

Mar. 14, 2016 - Biometrics

June 2, 2016 - Interview - Recommended for Approval

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.

.

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Filed: Citizen (pnd) Country: Colombia
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I just looked at my forms again.. Ignore me.:bonk:

I now see that there are spaces for A# on petitioner's side, too. I've never had one so I guess I blocked that question about myself out of my mind altogether.


N-400

Feb. 12, 2016 - Sent N-400 to USCIS (3-year rule)

Feb. 19, 2016 - NOA1

Mar. 14, 2016 - Biometrics

June 2, 2016 - Interview - Recommended for Approval

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I agree it can't hurt on the petitioner's G-325A, but since it is listed under the the beneficiary column on the I-129F, it might confuse the government if two people have the same A#. I wouldn't put an A# on the beneficiary's G-325A either unless, of course, he/she has one for some other reason. Same potential for confusion.

You don't want the gov't thinking you are petitioning to marry yourself!

To clarify, I only put my number on my side. On her side, I put NONE.


7-30-07 - Met in Santa Marta, Colombia

9-19-08 - Engaged

7-13-10 - I-129F sent by USPS Expressmail to VSC;

10-18-10 - NOA2!!!!!!!!!! (Received in hand 10-22-10)

11-12-10 - Sent email to Embassy asking about petition; response "Petition rec'd; send in documents"; sent same day

11-24-10 - Called the Department of State; interview has been scheduled

11-29-10 - Package 3 received by beneficiary

01-19-11 - Interview - VISA APPROVED!!!!!!!!!!!

01-27-11 - Passport received; visa in hand

02-08-11 - POE - Fort Lauderdale, Fla MISSED FLIGHT; 02-10-11 - POE second time's the charm. Easy POE. Welcome to the USA.

03-04-11 - Married

AOS

05-08-11 - Mailed out I-485, I-765 & I-131;

05-16-11 - Text & email msgs with Receipt Number

05-17-11 - Applied for Expedited AP as Victoria's mother was very ill; 05-18-11 - Picked up AP document

05-20-11 - Victoria returns to Colombia; NOA1 for all 3 forms arrive

06-03-11 - Text message "Case now updated"; RFE 06-07-11 - RFE arrives for 2010 Tax Return

06-08-11 - Text message "Case now updated"; Post Office returned a letter that was sent by USCIS; 06-09-11 - Issue resolved

06-14-11 - RFE response sent; 06-21-11 - Text message "Case now updated"; RFE response under review

06-29-11 - Text message "Case now updated"; Case transferred to CSC

08-30-11 - Victoria returns to US

08-31-11 - Biometrics done; Text message - "EAD Card Production ordered"

09-11 - Case transferred back from CSC

11-22-11 - Interview in Albany Field Office. AOS APPROVED.

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Filed: K-1 Visa Country: Uganda
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I became a citizen through Naturalization. I didn't put the A# on the I-129F and G325A. I believe you don't have to include it. Just your Certificate number is enough for them.

I used my certificate as proof of citizenship!!

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Filed: AOS (apr) Country: Philippines
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Can't an LPR petition or is that only for the I-130?

USC only on the I-129F (K-1/2/3/4) and an LPR for only certain categories via I-130 (spouses and children)


YMMV

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Filed: Other Country: Canada
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My husband became a citizen through naturalization as well and when we submitted the I-129F we made sure to include his former alien number. I can't see why they would ask for it if they didn't need it. My husband's alien number was actually on our NOA2 which I thought was interesting :)


AOS/AP/EAD Timeline

Package sent to Chicago Lockbox: 06/16/2010

Chicago Lockbox received: 06/18/2010

Received e-mail notification from Chicago Lockbox: 06/24/2010

Hard copy NOA1 received: 06/28/2010

Touch!: 06/28/2010

Received biometrics letter in the mail: 07/16/2010

Attempted walk-in biometrics @ Salt Lake City office -- DENIED: 07/16/2010

2nd attempt at walk-in biometrics @ Salt Lake City office -- SUCCESS!: 07/28/2010

EAD card production ordered!: 08/09/2010

AP approved!: 08/09/2010

2nd EAD card production ordered e-mail: 08/12/2010

AP arrived!: 08/16/2010

3rd EAD card production ordered e-mail: 08/16/2010

EAD arrived!: 08/19/2010

Received interview letter in the mail: 09/13/2010

Green card interview -- APPROVED!: 10/15/2010

Green card received: 10/25/2010

The whole AOS process took almost exactly 4 months ... not too shabby!

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