Q: I got 'request for initial evidence' after I applied for I-485
I applied for marriage based green card last September after getting married to a US citizen.
I entered the country on 2018 with J1 visa and I in the process of changing my status from J1 to green card.
We had applied for K1 visa in March 2020 because I was planning to go back to my country.
But then I decided to stay so we just got married in last September and applied for I-485.
We tried to withdraw the K1 right after we applied for I-485 and sent a letter to USCIS
but it didn't work and we got a letter that said we should do it online or call them.
They gave us website but it just didn't work.... so we kind of forgot about it and thought it shouldn't be a big deal.
And we just got request for initial evidence letter that says
'submit evidence of your lawful admission as a k-1 visa holder'
I never left the country and didn't take the further steps to get the K1 visa and I already submitted all my J1 visa and DS2019 forms.
What should I do now?
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