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<p class="MsoNormal">Dear Sponsors,<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p> </o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">The Refugee Sponsorship Training Program (RSTP) and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) are hosting an information session in Victoria, British Colombia on Monday May 27, 2019 for individuals interested in submitting applications
 under the Private Sponsorship of Refugees (PSR) program as a Group of Five or a Community Sponsor.<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p> </o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">The session will cover:<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p> </o:p></p>
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<li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-list:l0 level1 lfo3">How to complete the application forms;<o:p></o:p></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-list:l0 level1 lfo3">The requirements for Groups of Five and Community Sponsors as outlined in the Instruction Guides (see: <a href="https://can01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.canada.ca%2Fen%2Fimmigration-refugees-citizenship%2Fservices%2Fapplication%2Fapplication-forms-guides%2Fguide-sponsor-refugee-groups-five.html&data=02%7C01%7C%7C4e01f1f60f534c8f563508d6cfe66d45%7Ca5827fca282b40a69875772ff7768431%7C0%7C0%7C636924985920560999&sdata=2YAn1%2FHB%2BsZ9qqmsJaNvdlaLm4nvwPebH9U09HQVdSw%3D&reserved=0" target="_blank">https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/application/application-forms-guides/guide-sponsor-refugee-groups-five.html</a> and <a href="https://can01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.canada.ca%2Fen%2Fimmigration-refugees-citizenship%2Fservices%2Fapplication%2Fapplication-forms-guides%2Fguide-sponsor-refugee-community.html&data=02%7C01%7C%7C4e01f1f60f534c8f563508d6cfe66d45%7Ca5827fca282b40a69875772ff7768431%7C0%7C0%7C636924985920570644&sdata=cydxMnvfoB5AG6%2F27Zz5%2FyuAMc2MXvWeYfMlCyYLuaA%3D&reserved=0" target="_blank">https://www.canada.ca/en/immigration-refugees-citizenship/services/application/application-forms-guides/guide-sponsor-refugee-community.html</a>).
 Please note that some of the requirements for Groups of Five and Community Sponsors will change over the summer and this session will address them; and,<o:p></o:p></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="mso-list:l0 level1 lfo3">How IRCC processes PSR applications submitted by Groups of Five and Community Sponsors.<o:p></o:p></li></ul>
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<p class="MsoNormal">Attendees will also have the opportunity to provide feedback to IRCC on the forms, the requirements and the application process.<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b><o:p> </o:p></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><i>Kindly note that IRCC will not be answering any questions on PSR applications that are currently being processed, or have been refused, by ROC-O or Visa Offices abroad.<o:p></o:p></i></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b><o:p> </o:p></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b>Sign-in will begin at 6:30 pm and the workshop will start promptly at 7:00 pm</b>. Light refreshments will be provided.<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b><o:p> </o:p></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><b>Space is limited and all attendees are required to register</b>
<b>using the following link:</b> <a href="https://can01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fvictoriamay2019irccrstp.eventbrite.ca&data=02%7C01%7C%7C4e01f1f60f534c8f563508d6cfe66d45%7Ca5827fca282b40a69875772ff7768431%7C0%7C0%7C636924985920580657&sdata=UrE9FlKwLYYxnkzH3SIG6U%2Fl8U3ASSl%2FbgSEpQs7MPs%3D&reserved=0">
https://victoriamay2019irccrstp.eventbrite.ca</a> <o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p> </o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">Thank you and we look forward to seeing you at the workshop on May 27, 2019.<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p> </o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">Best regards,<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p> </o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal">Suneet<o:p></o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><o:p> </o:p></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:150%"><b><span style="font-size:10.0pt;line-height:150%;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif;color:#006FC9">Suneet Kharay,</span></b><b><span style="font-size:8.0pt;line-height:150%;font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif;color:gray">
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