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The process for refugee student entry under P4 category will involve coordination between the Implementing Organization (I.O.), overseas partner organizations, the U.S. government and HEIs. From application to arrival on campus will be about a 22-month process.

This chart outlines the process for refugee students.

“As refugees, it happens a lot where everything is done for you. Including and engaging refugee students in the process is key. Let the student take the lead and be there to assist. Does she know what she needs? Does she know how to get to a connecting flight? It’s important to do this not for her, but with her.”

Georgette Bisoka, originally from Congo, later resettled through USRAP, and graduated from Boise State University in May ‘21