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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Express Entry Draw: 557 PNP candidates receive ITAs

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2020 13:48:46 +0000

Canada invited 557 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence on July 22, 2020. Canada has now invited 54,357 immigration candidates so far this year. Only candidates who had received a nomination from a Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) were invited in the latest draw, which is why the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) cut off was 687. This […]

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Largest Express Entry draw ever issues 4,500 invitations

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Wed, 19 Feb 2020 15:00:52 +0000

Invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence have been issued to 4,500 Express Entry candidates in the largest draw ever held by the Government of Canada on February 19. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score in this latest invitation round was 470, a decrease of 2 points over the previous draw held February 5. […]

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Skilled immigrants: Canada is making progress toward gender equality

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2019 19:12:09 +0000

More and more women are finding themselves as the principal applicants in Canada’s Express Entry immigration process. Prospective immigrants to Canada are assigned a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score to help the federal government assess and rank candidate profiles in the Express Entry pool. Figures provided in the 2018 Express Entry year-end report reveal that […]

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Cut-off score decreases by three points in new Express Entry draw

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2019 14:48:18 +0000

The Government of Canada invited 3,350 Express Entry candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a new draw held June 26.  The cut-off score in today’s draw was 462, which is three points lower than the previous draw held June 12. This was the second consecutive draw to see the cut-off score decrease since […]

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Canada invites Express Entry trades candidates with scores as low as 332

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 15 May 2019 15:52:21 +0000

The Government of Canada invited 500 Federal Skilled Trades Class candidates with Comprehensive Ranking Scores as low as 332 to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a new Express Entry draw held May 15.  The program-specific draw was the first since May 30, 2018, to target candidates in the Federal Skilled Trades Class, which is […]

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Proof of settlement funds requirement increases for Express Entry candidates

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 20:10:35 +0000

The Government of Canada has introduced a slight increase to its settlement funds requirement and is urging Express Entry candidates to ensure their profiles reflect the change. The increase raises the required minimum settlement funds by just over 1.5 per cent for each family level. For a single person arriving unaccompanied in Canada, this translates to an […]

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Rare Monday Express Entry draw drops CRS to 284 for Federal Skilled Trades candidates


The Government of Canada has issued 400 invitations to Express Entry candidates in the Federal Skilled Trades Class in a rare Monday draw held September 24. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score for this draw was 284. The tie-break date and time for this draw of February 18, 2018, at 12:31:16 UTC. This means that all […]

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