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Lost all my AOS original documents. What should I do?

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Hello. Don't know if anyone can help me here. I filed for my wife's AOS December of 2017 (by K-1 Visa). We are still awaiting her interview. Her EAD/AP will expire April 2019. However, I went through a health issue and somehow lost all my original documents (everything from her K-1 visa, to AOS documents, all notices from USCIS (except EAD/AP notices), and including her birth certificate and my citizenship certificate). Will I be able to extend her EAD/AP card without these documents? And will she fail her interview without originals? Currently, I have filed to get a new citizenship certificate and she is got a new birth certificate. If you can help answer this question, it'll be great. Thanks for your time.

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1 hour ago, mastertai01 said:

Hello. Don't know if anyone can help me here. I filed for my wife's AOS December of 2017 (by K-1 Visa). We are still awaiting her interview. Her EAD/AP will expire April 2019. However, I went through a health issue and somehow lost all my original documents (everything from her K-1 visa, to AOS documents, all notices from USCIS (except EAD/AP notices), and including her birth certificate and my citizenship certificate). Will I be able to extend her EAD/AP card without these documents? And will she fail her interview without originals? Currently, I have filed to get a new citizenship certificate and she is got a new birth certificate. If you can help answer this question, it'll be great. Thanks for your time.

From what I've read real quick in the I-765 instructions she only has to send a copy of her current EAD card (front and back) and 2 passport style photo's. 

 

You both need to bring your birth certificate to the interview and you also need to bring your US passport or naturalization certificate. Make sure to make copies of everything, otherwise they have the right to keep the originals. If you can't get the originals before the interview and you have copies, you can just take them and explain. Worst case scenario you get an RFE.

 

You can also request duplicates of the I-797's that you lost by filing form I-824  (https://www.uscis.gov/i-824). You just need to bring the interview notice to the interview.

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