Here is my timeline, i entered US as a J-1 student visa on Jan 2007, and i got an i797 form says i changed to F1 successfully Oct 2007 along with an i 94 form at the bottom, on Feb 2010, my old was about to expire so i renewed it. i never leave US since i first came here. now i got married and I'm filling i485. what do i put for my non immigration number since i dont have a f1 visa stamp on my passport? is it the number on my J1 visa? or i can find it somewhere on i797?
what i have now: new passport issued on 2010, theres no visa stamp on it.
i 797 form issued at Oct 2007, expire : D/S
old i 94(white card)
new i 94 come with i 797
Depends on exactly what you mean by "non immigration number." There is no such term in immigration law.
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You should have already indicated the nonimmigrant visa number on your change of status application. Please review your copies or consult with the attorney who filed the COS for that information.
Without contributing to your confusion further, I suggest meeting with an experienced immigration attorney to review your entire submission package for accuracy, omissions and mistakes prior to filing. Why? You probably want to adjust your status as soon as possible without any delays, mistakes or rejections.
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