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Who can sponsor a refugee?
Who can sponsor a refugee? These people or groups can sponsor a refugee: Sponsorship agreement holders: These groups have a formal agreement with the department to sponsor refugees. Groups of five: This is a group of five or more Canadian citizens or permanent residents who live in the community where the refugees will settle.
Can a refugee apply for a relative in the US?
Refugees and Asylees, or Lawful Permanent Residents who entered the United States as a refugee or asylee, may apply for relatives to join them using the I-730 Relative/Asylee Relative Petition. (Naturalized citizens may file an I-130 Petition for Alien Relative for relatives to join them in the U.S.)
What does it mean to be a direct refugee?
This means that you were granted refugee or asylee status directly and did not obtain it through a relative. You entered the United States as a refugee within the past 2 years or were granted asylum within the past 2 years.
When to file an affidavit of relationship as a refugee?
You could file an Affidavit of Relationship within five years of your admission as a refugee or asylee in the U.S. You could file a Form I-130, Petition for Alien Relative, if and when you become a green-card holder or U.S. citizen; or if appropriate, a Form I-129F, Petition for Alien Fianc (e), after you become a U.S. citizen.