The USCIS has a general policy that copies are generally sufficient except for court records. The affidavits should be originals, but the passport can be a copy.
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Legible copies of the original supporting documents should be sufficient for submissions (and present the originals at the interview), except where those affidavits/letters prepared for your case.
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AS a general rule, I submit photo copies initially and have the client hold onto the originals unless and until USCIS requires production of same
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