Immigration

Birth Registration Guidance

Advice on registering a child’s birth with the Home Office
This information is regularly reviewed and was last updated in January 2021 If the family you support has welcomed a new baby since resettling in t

Dealing with challenging situations

Guidance on some of the common challenges that can arise when working with resettled refugees, and how to approach them
We've provided advice based on the common challenges that sponsor groups have faced and examples of how they have overcome them, see the doc

Understanding Maternity Care in the UK

Learn how you can empower families to navigate maternity care and birth registration in the UK
Community Sponsorship Groups have supported many families that continue to grow after being resettled to the UK, with babies being born after resettle

Immigration Information

The refugees you support are likely to require immigration advice. We provide a general introduction to this in order for you to help refugees access local services.
The most important thing we can tell you is this: if you or the refugee family you are supporting is in need of immigration advice, you should consult

Adopting an empowerment approach to ILtR applications

Once a family has been in the UK for almost 5 years, they will need to make an Indefinite Leave to Remain application, understand how you can empower them to do so
When a refugee family arrives into the UK, they are given the right to live and work here for 5 years.  Once the family members have been in the