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Hello, 

 

We are about to file our I1485 and I130. My question is about Part 2 on the  I 485. From the other forums I have read, everyone says to mark A but I want to be sure that applies to us because my husband already has an Alien Number from being in the US for 16 years. He entered the US the last time on a ESTA. (I'm trying to give the condense version of his background)

 

Anyways, I'm not sure if an Alien Number and an Immigrant Visa Number are the same? Does he still qualify to mark A?
 

If you need more info, just let me know. Thanks for your help.

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hi

 

alien number has nothing to do with why he is eligible to file adjustment of status, it is A, because he will have an approvable i130, when filed concurrently

 

but he will have to put on the form his alien number and If he has one where requested, his social security number. those numbers are given once in a lifetime

 

 

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A visa number and an alien number aren't the same thing. 

 

He would still check box A. 


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