We have never had a problem stapling. Just make sure the particular office you are filing with does not prohibit such.
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You do not tell us what you are sending - but I typically do not staple things I mail out to CIS. Also, if a medical is involved - you can't staple it or make any holes or marks on the sealed envelope
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In my experience, it is better to paper clip documents. USCIS offices have said this makes it easier for them to process the application, as they have to scan all the documents.
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I agree with my colleagues.
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