I lost my I-94, Have interview with immigration office next month.

Asked 10 months ago - Chicago, IL

I lost my passport and my I-94. I have copy of both and i just received a new passport. Do i need a new I-94 on my interview or just the copy.
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  1. Dhenu Mitesh Savla

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    Answered . Copy is okay. Have you considered having an attorney represent you for the interview?


    Dhenu Savla, Esq.
    SwagatUSA, LLC
    www.swagatusa.com/attorney

    This answer does not create an attorney-client relationship and is not meant to be relied upon as legal advice.
  2. Alexander M. Ivakhnenko

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    Answered . Copies are acceptable with a plausible explanation.

    DISCLAIMER The answer given above by the lawyer serves for educational purposes only and provides general... more
  3. Irene Vaisman

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    Answered . A copy should do, along with a police report if stolen. There is always the option of filing Form I-102 to request a duplicate. But a copy should do - will depend on the officer.

    Irene Vaisman, Esq. 11 Broadway, Suite 615 New York, NY 10004 (646) 253-0516 This is not legal advice and a... more
  4. Gunda Johanna Brost

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    Answered . For most purposes is a copy should be sufficient if you explain the original was stolen. You may want to apply for a duplicate.

    This advice does not form an attorney-client relationship and is merely informative. It should not by itself be... more
  5. Agnieszka E. Kowalska Debicki

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    Answered . It is office specific, but in the Chicago District Office I have never had problems with presenting a passport with original visa and admission stamp as proof of lawful entry. So even if you don't have the original I-94, you should be okay, but as always, attorney representation at this interview is highly advisable.

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