I have a foreign marriage certification (written in English) as our marriage took place outside the US.
I am currently preparing my i-130 and her i-485 forms, do we need to send the original marriage certification or just a copy of it along with my application?
Never anything "original" must be sent to USCIS - legible copy only.
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Do I need to send the ORIGINAL document of my FOREIGN marriage certification along with my i-130 and 1-485 or just a photo copy? Just a photo copy.
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