12 Apr

HSAs can, as part of their agreements, cooperate with groups or individuals to help refugees. These groups are called constituent groups (CGs); All people working with SAHs are called co-sponsors. The SAH is legally responsible for all sponsorships submitted as part of its agreement. The CGs are the facilitators of the sponsorships themselves. Some SAHs have CGs and others do not. By signing the sponsorship agreement, an SAH is legally liable, but not limited: A Holder Sponsorship Contract (SAH) is a registered organization that has signed an agreement with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) for refugee resettlement. An SAH may decide to help refugees on its own or to cooperate with other members of the Community, either informally or through formal co-sponsorship (for example. B as a constituent group). Since 2012, the federal government has assigned each SAH a maximum number of people that it can apply for each year as a sponsor, with additional restrictions on applications from certain visa offices. Quebec has its own process to help refugees.

For sponsors in Quebec, visit refugee sponsorship in Quebec. An SAH can be a local, regional or national organization. It assumes full responsibility for the management of sponsorship as part of its agreement. An SAH must be in the commune where the refugee or refugee family is to be resettled. An SAH may authorize other community groups to assist refugees as part of their agreement. These groups are called “constituent groups.” The sponsorship agreement allows SAHs to sponsor a number of refugees each year for resettlement in Canada through the Private Sponsorship of Refugees (PSR) program. A Sponsorship Agreement Holder (SAH) is a registered organization that has signed a sponsorship agreement with the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship. The federal government manages the refugee assistance program for refugees arriving in a region other than Quebec.

In this case, the federal government sets the conditions that sponsors must meet and manages the entire processing of the refugee application. As part of their agreement, the SAHs assume overall responsibility and responsibility for the management of sponsorships. HSAs may allow other community groups to assist refugees as part of their agreements. When an organization signs a sponsorship contract, it assumes legal responsibilities listed in the sponsorship agreement. This includes: On March 30, 2020, we updated the application process for sponsorship contract holders. You have until June 30, 2020 to apply. A Constituent Group (CG) is a group that has been authorized in writing by the SAH to act on its behalf for the sponsorship of refugees. An SAH may authorize any number of CGs to sponsor as part of its agreement and to assist sponsored refugees. Each SAH sets its own criteria for CG recognition. The GCs have the following characteristics: Canada is the first country in the world to have a refugee assistance program in which individuals and communities are directly involved in the resettlement of foreign refugees.

It has become a model for other countries around the world. Many organizations have signed sponsorship agreements with the Canadian government to help foreign refugees resettle in Canada. These organizations are called sponsorship contract holders. They can help refugees themselves or work with other members of the community to help refugees. You can also work with other community groups to help refugees as part of your agreement. You remain responsible for emotional and financial assistance to refugees. These groups are called “constituent groups.” All refugee sponsorship application forms are available on the IRCC website at: www.cic.gc.ca.