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Lost I-797 and I-94. WHat to do when travelling to India for visa stamping

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While I moved apartments I lost my passport and visa documents. I am applying for a new passport which will obviously not have anything stamped on it and in any case the current stamp would expire before I travel to India. My H1B was extended and I-797 valid till 2012, but I lost the original. Without an original I-797 what should I do? Can I travel to India with only a photocopy - will that be enough? What are my options?

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  1. It is worth contacting your employer through whom you received the H1B or the lawyer who represented you. They might have a copy of the receipt notice to enable obtain a duplicate.
    Safe trip.

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