If I've lost my birth certificate and need to file form I-140 by tomorrow morning, what can I do?
Question Details: Will this delay or cause my application to be rejected? My mother is in my country and it will take weeks for her to mail me the stuff. What are my options?
You don't need your birth certificate for the I-140; you need it for the I-485. You can still submit the application and then the USCIS will send you a RFE to provide the birth certificate and hopefully by that time you will have it. It should not present a big problem.
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