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Hi everyone here..i am so confused about this A-number as it has only 9 digits in the space while my A-number or my I-94 number has 11 digits..i was wondering if I can use this 9 spaces and put the 2 remaining digits outside the box provided in the form I-485? I want to do the right thing but it is too hard for me to decide either to leave this or write the 2 digits outside the box..pls.help me.thank you so much..

 

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What you are looking at is your i-94 admission number and not your A number. You are assigned an A number when the USCIS create your A-file.

 

You will find your A-Number on other immigration documents such as Employment Authorization Card (work permit) or an I-797, Notice of Action. If you don't have an A number then leave this section blank.

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Alien number aka A-number is only 8-9 numerical digits, excluding the alphabet A in the front. If you are a K-1, the first time you're assigned an A-number would have been at the point of your I-129F's approval and the A-number is stated in the NOA2. 

 

Look at your NOA2 and you will see the A-number listed on top of your name and it reads (for example) A 123 456 789. This is your only A-number for the rest of your life :)


For my I-129F and K-1 detailed timelines, please refer to my timeline page :)

 

AOS + EAD + AP

Spoiler

1 March 2018 (Thu): FedEx 2-Day 10.30 AM to Chicago, IL.
5 March 2017 (Fri): Delivered to Chicago, IL. <Signed for by: J. Chyba>
10 March 2018 (Sat): NOA1 hardcopy's date.
12 March 2018 (Mon): Check cashed.
13 March 2018 (Tue): Received text and e-mail notifications.
16 March 2018 (Fri): NOA1 hardcopy via normal mail.

16 March 2018 (Fri):: Biometrics appointment letter's date.

22 March 2018 (Thu): Biometrics appointment letter via normal mail.

5 April 2018 (Thu): Biometrics appointment at 9.00 am.

 

AOS Updates Post-Biometrics

19 July 2018 (Thu): Text and email notifications stating that as of 17 July 2018, case is ready to be scheduled for an interview and a notice will follow.

 

EAD + AP Updates Post-Biometrics

6 August 2018 (Mon): NOA2 hardcopy's date.

6 August 2018 (Mon): Text and e-mail notifications received. New card is ordered and being produced.

9 August 2018 (Thu): Text and e-mail notifications received. Card is picked up by USPS.

10 August 2018 (Fri): NOA2 hardcopy via normal mail.

11 August 2018 (Sat): Combo card sent from Lee's Summit, MO via Priority Mail and no signature was required at delivery. Mailman dropped it in the mailbox like regular mails.

** Approved in 158 days **

 

 

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