Can I submit I-485 without vwp stamp

Asked over 1 year ago - Ontario, CA

hi i entered the us with the visa waiver program from the uk.
I accidentally left my bag with my passport in it outside and it was raining, my stamps have washed off, you can see the stamp very faintly. I can still use the passport it hasn't done much to the photo page.
Since then I have married a Us citizen can i apply for i485 still ??
(I was admitted after being checked and inspected by a immigration officer at Los Angeles Airport)
Btw i also have my flight ticket and boarding passes..
would this be a problem for me to apply for i485??

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  1. Arturo Angel Burga


    Contributor Level 10


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    Answered . You should be okay. I highly recommend you have an attorney help you make your case to the USCIS Officer.

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  2. Alexander Joseph Segal

    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . It is your burden to prove lawful admission.

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  3. Paul M. Ruby

    Contributor Level 13

    Answered . Not a huge problem if it's the way you describe it. You have to prove you were lawfully admitted, but the combination of the faint stamp and tickets suggest you are probably ok.

    This is not legal advice and no attorney-client relationship has been formed, now or in the future. This is just... more

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