For filing for adjustment of status I-485 do I have to provide certified copies of my previous marriage n divorce certificate.

Asked over 1 year ago - Oakland, CA

I am filing for my adjustment of status I-485 and supplement and I am not sure how to provide certified copies of my marriage and divorce certificate of my previous marriage as I have only my present marriage certified and rest photocopy.If I submit original will they return me or should I do notary copy.

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  1. Tripti Sharad Sharma

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    Answered . Submit photocopies and keep originals handy at the interview.

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  2. J. Thomas Smith Ph.D.

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    Answered . You do not need to send them initially because they will not be returned. But, you should order originals and have them available if requested. It is a good idea to have more than one original available in case they are requested.

    Law Offices of J Thomas Smith J.D., Ph.D 11500 Northwest Freeway, Suite 280 Houston, TX 77092 713-LAWYER-2 www.... more
  3. Michael Hugh Carlin

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    Answered . You only need to send photocopies of documents to USCIS. If you have an interview, or if USCIS specifically requests originals/certified copies, then present those if requested.

    (734) 369-3131. This communication does not establish and attorney-client relationship with the Law Office of... more
  4. Karen-Lee Pollak

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    Answered . Submit copies and provide originals for review at the interview

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