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We know that you want to welcome a refugee family as quickly as possible and that the length of time it takes to prepare and process your Community Sponsorship application can be frustrating. While the process necessarily takes some time, there are some really simple ways that your Group can avoid delays.
Ripon City of Sanctuary decided in March 2021 to set up a Community Sponsorship group so that they could welcome a refugee family to their city. Ruth Foulds, who is leading the group, explains why they decided to sponsor a refugee family and how they got the group off the ground.
Once you have submitted your application to the Home Office and it has been checked, they’ll get in touch to schedule your pre-approval visit (PAV). A ‘meeting with the Home Office’ sounds a little intimidating so here are our top tips for getting ready for it.