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USCIS provides information on new processing location for form I-730 filed for following-to-join refugees

What happens after approval of I-730?

USCIS new processing location form

USCIS new processing location form. Follow-to-join refugee beneficiaries may request to process their cases at another immigrant visa processing U.S. embassy or consulate that is different than the one designated. Overseas, the beneficiaries of Forms I-730 filed by asylees in the United States are known as follow-to-join asylees. This interview will confirm the beneficiary’s identity, claimed relationship to the petitioner, and eligibility to travel to the United States. During the interview process, the beneficiary must provide ink-free, digital fingerprint scans. The beneficiary interview requires careful preparation, including having all required original documents available for the interview. Some cases require further administrative processing, which takes additional time after the beneficiary’s interview. Follow-to-join refugee beneficiaries, for example, undergo post-approval processing to arrange for sponsorship by a voluntary resettlement agency in the United States upon arrival.

USCIS new processing location form