Refugees & Asylees

Using Form I-730, Refugee/Asylee Relative Petition, a person who has been granted asylum or refugee status in the United States (the petitioner) may petition to have his or her spouse and/or unmarried child(children), called beneficiaries, follow-to-join him or her in the United States. Overseas, the beneficiaries of Forms I-730 filed by asylees are known as follow-to-join asylees. Beneficiaries of Forms I-730 filed by refugees are known as follow-to-join refugees.

Please visit the State Department’s page for Follow-to-Join Refugees and Asylees for complete information regarding the process. Once you have reached step three of the process, email the consular section at PristinaVISAS@state.gov for information regarding the medical examination and to schedule an interview.