Express Entry CRS drops to 417 as IRCC invites 6,000 candidates

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sat, 17 Apr 2021 00:47:34 +0000

Canada held a new Express Entry draw, inviting candidates who had scores of at least 417 points on Friday April 16, 2021. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited 6,000 Canadian Experience Class candidates to apply for permanent residence in the new invitation round. IRCC issued 1,000 more invitations compared to the previous CEC-only draw […]

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Canada surpasses U.S. as most attractive destination for foreign workers

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2021 09:00:34 +0000

Canada has topped the U.S. as the most attractive destination for foreign workers, according to a report on global talent. The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and The Network surveyed a total of 209,000 people in 190 countries. Their report suggests the COVID-19 pandemic played a big role in affecting where foreign workers prefer to work. […]

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What to do if you receive an Express Entry invitation in Canada

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 18:50:09 +0000

You have entered the Express Entry pool and received an invitation to apply for permanent residence— now what? Candidates like yourself can now submit an application for permanent residence to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), if you want to go through with your plans to immigrate to Canada. Once you receive an invitation to […]

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Express Entry: Canada invites 4,200 immigration candidates

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 30 Sep 2020 14:10:51 +0000

Canada held a new Express Entry draw on September 30. Federal Skilled Worker Program candidates were among today’s successful candidates for the third consecutive draw. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score in this latest invitation round was 471, a decrease of 1 point over the previous all-program draw , which was held on September 16. […]

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Express Entry: Canada invites 4,200 immigration candidates

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 02 Sep 2020 17:22:04 +0000

The Government of Canada issued 4,200 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence to Express Entry candidates in a draw held September 2. Federal Skilled Worker Program candidates were among today’s successful candidates. The latest Express Entry draw was the third all-program draw since March 18 and the 162nd overall held by Immigration, Refugees and […]

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How to immigrate to Canada from the Middle East

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Sun, 30 Aug 2020 03:00:32 +0000

Many Middle Easterners choose to immigrate to Canada for a variety of reasons. The pathway to Canadian citizenship leads to universal health care, high quality education and job opportunities. Middle Easterners typically immigrate to Canada as skilled workers since Canadians typically look to immigration to support labour market shortages. As a result, most of Canada’s […]

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Canada: An immigration destination for self-employed cultural workers, musicians, artists and athletes

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2020 08:00:57 +0000

Self-employed individuals have the possibility of becoming permanent residents in Canada, based on their work experience, and their intention to continue working for themselves. Canada’s Federal Self-Employed Persons Program allows eligible individuals who have relevant experience in athletics, arts and culture to apply for Canadian permanent residence. The program is aimed at a wide range […]

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Express Entry: Canada invites 3,343 CEC candidates

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Thu, 23 Jul 2020 14:15:50 +0000

Canada held another Express Entry draw on July 23, the second invitation round held in two days.  Invitations were issued to a total of 3,343 Canadian Experience Class (CEC) candidates. A Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 445 was enough to ensure an Invitation to Apply (ITA).  Today’s CRS cut-off score was 14 points higher […]

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Express Entry: Canada invites 3343 CEC candidates

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Thu, 23 Jul 2020 14:15:50 +0000

Canada held another Express Entry draw on July 23, the second invitation round held in two days.  Invitations were issued to a total of 3,343 Canadian Experience Class (CEC) candidates. A Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 445 was enough to ensure an Invitation to Apply (ITA).  Today’s CRS cut-off score was 14 points higher […]

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Canada now operates more than 80 economic class immigration programs—the most in its history

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 16:26:00 +0000

Since May 2019, candidates under Canada’s Express Entry system have tended to need a Comprehensive Ranking Score above 460 points to obtain an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for permanent residence. In recent months, this has climbed even further to around 470 or higher. Up until then, the Comprehensive Ranking Score (CRS) cut-offs hovered between 430 […]

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