Canada Group of Five Sponsorship for Refugees
There are many people who flee their homelands for reasons such as wars, persecutions, killing that is happening in many places around the world. Those people are looking for a safe place like Canada to start a new life away from the danger of torture, risk to their life or a risk of cruel and unusual treatment or punishment. The main obstacle is that not all of those refugees can travel and manage to reach Canada
If you are a Canadian Citizen or someone who has a Permanent Resident Status in Canada then you may be able to sponsor those refugees who might be your friends or family members under Canada Group of Five Sponsorship. This type of sponsorships should contain at least five Canadian sponsors or more who have Canadian Citizenship or are permanent resident of Canada.
There are some other requirements that the sponsors should meet before they submit their Canada Groups of Five Sponsorship. The Canadian Sponsors should:
- Be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada;
- Be at least 18 years of age or older;
- Should not have an immigration loan that is still needs to be repaid;
- Should not be in default in any previous sponsorship;
- Should live in the same community where the refugees are planning to reside.
- Should agree to sponsor the refugees for a period of at least 12 months.
Under this type of sponsorship, there should be at least 3 Canadian sponsors out of 5 who can prove to the Canadian government that they are financially able to sponsor the refugee and that is by showing proof such as “Notice of Assessments ” or any other evidence that shows they have enough income to sponsor the refugees for 12 months period. The other 2 sponsors or more can be an emotional sponsors which means they will help in guiding and assisting the sponsored persons emotionally e.g: finding a home or opening a new bank accounts …etc.
Also, there are some requirements that the refugees should meet before their application for Canada Groups of Five Sponsorship is submitted. The refugees should:
- Proof to the Canadian Government that they are facing a serious risk to their lives if they are returned to their home country;
- Be recognized refugees by UNHCR or by a state and provide a proof of that.
- Pass a Canada medical exam that is done by a designated doctor and Canada security clearance that will be conducted by the Canadian Embassy that is responsible on their current country of residence.
If you want to sponsor a refugee or a group of refugees then all you have to do is to contact our immigration firm today so we can give you more information and guidance related to sponsor those refugees under Canada Group of Five Sponsorship.
Contact Canada Immigration Firm Smartways to Canada today and speak with the Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant Ali Shafi so he can help you in sponsoring those refugees so they can start a new chapter of their life in a safe and welcoming country such as Canada.
Note: The Canada Groups of Five Sponsorship does not apply to everyone but only for eligible people who meets the definition of refugees under Canada Immigration Law. Having been said that, this program should not be misused and taken as a way to immigrate to Canada. If we felt or realized that the refugees or their Canadian sponsors have engaged in any fraudulent activities related to the Canada Groups of Five Sponsorship then we have the right to withdraw our services from the file immediately without refunding any fees that have been paid to us. We are boned by strict Canadian code of ethics and professional obligations.
Furthermore, if the fraudulent act has been discovered by the Canadian immigration authority in their Canada Groups of Five Sponsorship application then the government will impose strict penalties on the refugees or their sponsors or on both. You have to understand that Canada puts too much value for credibility and will not tolerate any abuse to Canada Immigration Law related to Canada Group of Five Sponsorship or to any other Canadian Immigration Programs.