Actually it is a good thing to get deleted. There have been heated debates there that contained very radical arguments and offensive language. The language used after despair on December 15 was disgraceful and it would not be a good idea to document it.
Please stick here to what is relevant. The current system IS THE SYSTEM. Do not discuss the past please.
Tell us you want to sponsor a parent or grandparent
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The online submission form to show your interest closed at noon on February 2, 2017. We are no longer accepting submissions.
We’ve reviewed the submissions and removed duplicate entries. Just over 95 000 people expressed their interest to sponsor their parent or grandparent. From these, we randomly selected 10 000 people and invited them to submit an application.
Everybody should get an email by May 8. We should inform them if we haven't received anything after May 8.