Upon receiving the news of his father passing away, y husband who is a derivative asylee ( I am the principal) traveled to our home country without obtaining his travel document. Is it possible for him to return? Does he have to obtain a tourist visa?
He needs some type of visa or entry document to return to the U.S. You can also try to apply for a refugee travel document. If he returned to the country from which he is an asylee this may be very problematic.
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No, it is highly unlikely that he will be let back in. He has no admission. You will need to file a separate petition to bring him back as a derivative asylee.
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Did your husband already have his green card? If he has his green card that is all he will need to reenter the USA. As a derivative asylee, there is no issue with him returning to his home country - that would be a problem for you as the principal.