How some Express Entry candidates may benefit from category-based selection draws

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Tue, 11 Jun 2024 12:00:23 +0000

Recent patterns suggest that Express Entry candidates who are eligible for category-based selection draws are likely to receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA) even if they have a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score below 500. CRS scores are the numeric values based on a candidate’s human capital factors that Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) […]

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Will my job offer get me Comprehensive Ranking System points as an Express Entry candidate?

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Tue, 07 May 2024 18:43:46 +0000

Express Entry candidates must be aware that only qualifying job offers are eligible for Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points under “arranged employment.” CRS points are an important part of the economic immigration journey for Express Entry candidates. These points are used to rank candidate profiles against one another, and they play an important role in […]

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Canada invites 1,400 candidates in Express Entry draw for French proficiency

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2024 18:13:14 +0000

Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has issued invitations to apply (ITAs) to Express Entry candidates in the second draw this week. The department issued 1,400 ITAs in a category-based selection draw for candidates with French proficiency. Candidates required a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 410 to be considered. Get a Free Express […]

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IRCC issues 2,095 ITAs in latest Express Entry draw

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2024 18:13:14 +0000

Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has issued invitations to apply (ITAs) to Express Entry candidates in the third draw of the month. The department issued 2,095 ITAs in a general draw. Candidates required a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 529 to be considered. The two other draws of the month took place […]

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The state of the Express Entry pool: March 2024

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Tue, 09 Apr 2024 13:00:11 +0000

March has marked another month of Express Entry draws, as Canada’s immigration system continues to invite candidates to apply for permanent residence (PR) Certain trends continued through last month’s draws that may provide further understanding of how Express Entry may continue throughout the year. Get a Free Express Entry Assessment How does the composition of […]

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Faster employment growth for new immigrants

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2024 12:00:20 +0000

Statistics Canada’s economic and social report has revealed that, after years of disparity, new immigrants in Canada are now seeing faster employment rate growth than their Canadian-born peers. In addition to this employment growth, new immigrants (aged 25-54) in Canada are now shrinking the employment gap between themselves and their Canadian peers and contributing disproportionately […]

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Can I still apply for permanent residence if my CRS score changes after I receive an Invitation to Apply?

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Wed, 06 Mar 2024 14:00:07 +0000

Express Entry candidates have two choices if their Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score changes after they receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for permanent residence (PR): decline their ITA or continue to submit their Application for PR (APR). Through the Express Entry application management system, which handles immigration applications from three different economic immigration programs*, […]

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IRCC invites 1,040 Express Entry candidates in latest draw

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2024 18:54:33 +0000

Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has issued invitations in the latest Express Entry draw. The department invited 1,040 candidates in a general draw. Candidates required a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 543. Get a Free Express Entry Assessment It was the second draw of 2024 following the draw on January 10 which […]

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Express Entry’s most in-demand jobs in Canada

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Wed, 17 Jan 2024 13:00:22 +0000

Securing a job is often an important step for many temporary residents (those on a work, study, or visitor visa), in not just establishing themselves in Canada economically, but also in building eligibility for economic pathways to permanent residence (PR). In light of this, many newcomers are interested in what the in-demand jobs are in […]

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Express Entry: What are your options if your PGWP is expiring?

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2023 14:00:39 +0000

On December 7, Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) made several announcements regarding Canada’s international student program. Among them, the department has confirmed that it will not be offering any additional extensions to Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) holders. IRCC has offered PGWP work permit extensions three times over recent years. It introduced the measure following […]

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