The number of people seeking asylum far exceeds the number of approved sponsors.
Submitting application form does not guarantee finding a sponsor for the U4U program.

Uniting for Ukraine

"Uniting for Ukraine" is a program of humanitarian protection for Ukrainian citizens to obtain asylum in the United States for a period of two years.
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What benefits refugee can receive through the program

U4U Process according to the law

Sponsor Files Form I-134 through USCIS Online Portal

The sponsor opens an account on the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) portal and fills out Form I-134, Declaration of Financial Support.

USCIS Reviews Application

USCIS will check the information submitted by the sponsor and conduct a security screening of the sponsor. Once USCIS has made a decision, they will indicate the status of the application on the sponsor’s account.

Beneficiary Sets Up USCIS Account and Attests to Satisfying All Requirements

If the sponsor’s application is approved, the beneficiary will receive an email from USCIS to set up an account, answer biographical questions, and attest to their vaccination status.

Beneficiary Receives Travel Authorization

After the beneficiary meets all the requirements, the beneficiary will be issued their authorization to travel to the United States. Travel to the U.S. must be done within 90 days of receiving the authorization.

Travel to the United States

The beneficiary is responsible for arranging and funding their travel to the United States; this is entirely the responsibility of the beneficiary. does not assist families with travel to the United States.

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