‘Want to Host a Ukrainian Refugee? The U.K. Isn’t Making It Easy’

The New York Times reports on the UK government’s troubled visa scheme.
‘A plan that allows Britons to sponsor people fleeing the Russian invasion has been plagued by visa delays and safeguarding concerns…’

‘… Weeks after Russia invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, and amid widespread criticism that it was not doing enough to help, the British government began Homes for Ukraine, a program meant to offer Ukrainians a quick path to safety. But despite tens of thousands of Britons having expressed interest in playing host, the rollout has been painfully slow.’

Previously: ‘Hundreds of Ukrainian refugees removed from UK’s ‘unsuitable’ sponsors’.

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