Temporary Public Policy to facilitate the resettlement of Afghan Sikhs and Hindus [REDACTED] as part of Operation Afghan Safety

Date Announced:

April 8, 2022


The new Temporary Public Policy to Facilitate the Resettlement of Afghan Sikhs and Hindus [REDACTED] as part of Operation Afghan Safety will facilitate the resettlement, through the Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program, of up to 300 Afghan Sikhs and Hindus (individuals) [REDACTED], as members of the Convention Refugee abroad class or the Country of Asylum class, if these foreign nationals comply with the eligibility requirements (conditions) described below.

The Manmeet Singh Bhullar Foundation will be the Sponsorship Agreement Holder and will be responsible for: issuing a referral letter; submitting both sponsorship and permanent resident applications; and providing income and settlement support as the Sponsorship Agreement Holder identified for the 300 individuals for the duration of one-year to all principal applicants and their family members who will have been facilitated immigration to Canada under this temporary public policy.

Departments and Agencies:

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Type of Administrative Action:

Immigration Category:



Afghan Sikhs; Afghan Hindus; Operation Afghan Safety; resettlement

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