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I cross the border with a BCC but lost my I-94. I am applying for adjustment of status as I married a USC. I know my entry date. Do I need to apply for a replacement I-94 on form or will copy of my BCC be sufficient?
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ANSWER: A copy of the BCC would not be enough. That only shows you are allowed to enter the US, but it does not show you did so legally. Therefore, you need to get a copy of your I-94 to show lawful entry to the US.

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If I find my passport with the entry date do still need to file for an I-94 replacement?
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ANSWER: No, in that case, you would not need to get a replacement I-94. The entry stamp would work.

As long as you have some proof that you entered the United States legally, that will work.

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Immigration Lawyer: Expert James, Lawyer replied 1 year ago

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I received a message that you reviewed my response and you require additional assistance. However I cannot see your correspondence above.

Please post it again, so I can continue to assist you.

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