Canada invited every single CEC candidate in Saturday Express Entry draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 12:00:50 +0000

Canada’s immigration department confirmed to CIC News that every single person in the Express Entry pool who was eligible for the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) was invited to apply for permanent residence on February 13. That Saturday, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited 27,332 CEC candidates to apply, which is nearly six times more […]

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Why start the Express Entry process in 2021?

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2021 09:00:06 +0000

Canada has set out to welcome 401,000 immigrants in 2021, most of them through the Express Entry system. The immigration department is already starting the year off strong. On Saturday, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) held a historically large Express Entry draw with a historically low CRS requirement. There were 27,332 principle applicants invited, […]

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Express Entry: Canada invites 27,332 immigration candidates in historic Saturday draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sat, 13 Feb 2021 13:47:15 +0000

Canada invited 27,332 candidates to apply for permanent residence in its latest Express Entry draw— you read that right. Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited candidates from the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) on February 13. This unprecedented Express Entry invitation round only required candidates to have a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of at […]

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Express Entry: Lowest CRS requirement ever in new CEC draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sat, 13 Feb 2021 13:47:15 +0000

Canada invited 27,332 candidates to apply for permanent residence in its latest Express Entry draw— you read that right. Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited candidates from the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) on February 13. This unprecedented Express Entry invitation round only required candidates to have a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of at […]

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2020: a record-breaking year for Express Entry

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 30 Dec 2020 09:00:53 +0000

It was the biggest year in the Express Entry system’s history despite the hits Canada took to immigration levels in 2020. Canada finished off the year issuing 107,350 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) to Express Entry candidates. This was the highest invitation total since the Express Entry system was introduced in 2015 to manage the pool of […]

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Express Entry: Another 5,000 invited in new draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 09 Dec 2020 19:01:50 +0000

Canada has invited 5,000 immigration candidates to apply for permanent residence in a new Express Entry draw held on December 9. Invited candidates needed a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of at least 469 in order to be invited. This draw brings the number of Invitations to Apply (ITAs) issued this year to 102,350, a record […]

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Express Entry: CRS drops to 469

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 15:19:48 +0000

The Express Entry cutoff score dipped below 470 for the first time in an all-program draw this year. Candidates needed a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of at least 469 in order to be invited in the November 25 invitation round. A total of 5,000 invitations were sent to Express Entry candidates, which ties this draw […]

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Outcomes of STEM immigrants in Canada and the U.S.

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Sun, 01 Nov 2020 09:00:16 +0000

Immigrants make up a large share of university-educated workers in STEM fields in both Canada and the U.S., and a recent study looked into which country sees better outcomes for immigrants in these sectors. The Statistics Canada study looked at the economic outcomes of immigrants age 25 to 64 who had at least a bachelor’s […]

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French-speaking Express Entry candidates now eligible for more points

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2020 20:08:33 +0000

Francophone and French-speaking Express Entry candidates are now eligible for more points toward their immigration application. Canada’s immigration minister, Marco Mendicino, announced that French-speaking and bilingual candidates will receive additional points under the Express Entry system. French-speaking candidates will now receive 25 additional points for their language skills, up from 15. Bilingual candidates will now […]

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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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