Express Entry: Huge CEC draw with low CRS cutoff

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2021 19:17:57 +0000

Canada invited 6,000 more Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence on June 10. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited candidates with scores of at least 368. The new draw targeted candidates who are eligible for permanent residence under the Canadian Experience Class (CEC). Invited candidates have had at least one year of […]

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Express Entry: Canada holds major draw inviting 5,956 immigration candidates

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 31 May 2021 20:21:22 +0000

Canada held a new Express Entry draw on May 31, inviting 5,956 candidates to apply for permanent residence. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited candidates with scores of at least 380. The new draw targeted candidates who are eligible for permanent residence under the Canadian Experience Class (CEC). Invited candidates have had at least […]

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Express Entry: CRS drops to 397 in surprise draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 20 May 2021 14:38:44 +0000

On May 20, Canada held an unusual Express Entry draw. Not only did it come out of the blue, eligible candidates only needed a score of 397. We have not seen an Express Entry draw with a score requirement this low since the historic February 13 draw where the cutoff score was just 75. Immigration, […]

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Express Entry: CRS 401 in new CEC draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 13 May 2021 18:43:38 +0000

Canada held another Express Entry round of invitations with a low score requirement on May 13. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited candidates who had scores of at least 401, just one point more than the previous comparable draw. Candidates also must have been eligible for the Canadian Experience Class (CEC), meaning they had […]

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Make Canadian experience count: Pathways to PR for workers and graduates in Canada

Credit to Author: Michael Schwartz| Date: Sun, 02 May 2021 11:00:08 +0000

Canadian experience has always been valuable toward an application for permanent residence. Recently, it has become even more important. Coronavirus has caused Canada to shut its border to non-essential international travel. Which means, until regular travel resumes, Canada is focusing much of its immigration energies on temporary residents who are already physically present in the […]

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Express Entry: CRS 400 for CEC candidates

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2021 17:16:21 +0000

Canada invited another 6,000 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence on April 29. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited candidates with scores of at least 400, and whom may be eligible for permanent residence through the Canadian Experience Class. This is the second lowest score ever for a CEC-specific draw. As per […]

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Why Canada is focusing on immigration candidates living in the country

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2021 11:00:35 +0000

With international travel low and immigration targets high, Canada has been opening pathways for domestic immigration candidates to apply for permanent residence. The Canadian government is depending on foreign nationals who are likely already living in Canada to meet its immigration targets for the year. Canada has set out to welcome 401,000 new permanent residents […]

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How to immigrate to Canada as a nurse

Credit to Author: Michael Schwartz| Date: Sun, 25 Apr 2021 12:00:35 +0000

The pandemic has exacerbated the need for nurses and other health professionals in Canada. Even before coronavirus swept the globe, Canada had been experiencing a shortage of nurses, and as such there are a number of immigration pathways targeting these healthcare professionals. Nurses fall into one of two categories in the Canadian government’s National Occupation […]

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A big week for Canadian immigration

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2021 09:00:45 +0000

It has been a busy week for Canadian immigration. In addition to two Express Entry draws and multiple Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) draws, Canada announced six new immigration streams that will offer international graduates, essential workers and French speakers a pathway to permanent residence. Canada announces 6 new immigration programs Essential workers, international student graduates and French […]

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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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