Atlanta, GA asked in Immigration Law for Texas

Q: Found out EAD OPT card has wrong alien number while filling my Adjustment of Status by marriage. HELP??

Hi. I am an f1 at the end of the opt period with an EAD. I just married a US citizen and I am making the adjustment of status package when I realised that the EAD card somehow has my living mother alien number assigned instead of a new one. How do I go about correcting this while still applying for the renewal through marriage? Will this jeopardize my marriage case?

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Laurel Deborah Scott
Laurel Deborah Scott
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Bedford, NH
  • Licensed in Texas

A: I have several cases a year with alien number mix-ups. It causes a delay, but it gets resolved. I usually mention the problem on the cover letter. Don't stress too much about it.

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