A refugee is a kind of person who forced to flee their country because of persecution. On the other hand, sponsor means a person that contributes to the costs involved in staging a sporting event in return for advertising.
In Canada, the private sponsorship of refugees might be able to help sponsor refugees from abroad. The role of a sponsor is to support the refugees for the length of the aid. These could help with housing, clothing, and food. It can help as well as social and emotional support.
Who can sponsor a refugee?
In Canada, there are a group of people who can sponsor a refugee based on these topics.
- Sponsorship agreement holders: Group of people a formal agreement with the department to sponsor refugees.
- Group of five: Canadian citizenship holders live in the community can sponsor a refugee. The refugees will settle down in Canada by the permanent residents.
- Community sponsor: An association or community-based people can sponsor a refugee.
Processing times differ based on where refugees come from another country. In some regions, it can complicate because visa officers can not physically reach refugees. In some of the case processing in the long term because of missing documents or huge mistakes or information gap. It can also be challenging to get materials or to identify persons family members. The processing time of sponsor a refugee depends on their file work. The processing of the permanent residence application for the refugees done by the Canadian Visa office abroad.
What to do after you apply
After applying for the sponsored visa, there are many things to do. After use, the resettlement operation center will contact after they done two stages processing. If ROC-O approve your application, send it to the responsible visa office abroad for consideration. After that, you can help from refugee sponsorship training program that helps to prepare for what to do in Canada as a refugee.