I have my birth certificate but its in really bad shape....
You should be OK.
Meet with an attorney to prepare your 'package'.
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Divorce / Separation Lawyer
There are several things you should assemble in order to submit a proper deferred action petition. Don't take the process lightly. I represent several clients in San Diego area and will be happy to do a free consult for you as will several other attorneys on Avvo.
Best of luck,
Sanjay A. Paul, Esq.
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I agree with my colleagues.
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