Canada invites another 7,000 candidates in surprise Express Entry draw

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Thu, 23 Mar 2023 15:10:39 +0000

IRCC has just invited candidates in the eighth Express Entry draw of 2023. Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued invitations to apply (ITAs) to 7,000 candidates in an all-program draw, with a minimum CRS score of 484. An all-program draw means candidates are considered from the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), the Canadian Experience […]

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Express Entry: Canada holds largest all-program draw ever

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2023 19:15:47 +0000

IRCC held the seventh Express Entry draw of 2023 today. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued invitations to 7,000 candidates with a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 490. The number of ITAs in this draw beats the previous record of 5,500 candidates invited in the last all-program draw on January 18. In […]

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Coming to Canada as a skilled worker: Express Entry or the Provincial Nominee Program?

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Thu, 09 Mar 2023 13:00:59 +0000

The federal government and the provinces and territories can operate their own distinct immigration programs. However, the federal government makes the final decision about whether a candidate can obtain permanent residence. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration Express Entry is a federal system that manages applications by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) […]

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IRCC invites 667 candidates in Express Entry PNP-only draw

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Wed, 01 Mar 2023 18:44:10 +0000

IRCC held the sixth Express Entry draw of 2023 today. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued invitations to 667 candidates with a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 748. This was the fourth program-specific draw of 2023 following results of the PNP-only draw on February 15. Three of the program-specific draws have been […]

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IRCC invites 699 PNP candidates in the fifth Express Entry draw of 2023

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2023 19:34:58 +0000

IRCC held the fifth Express Entry draw of 2023 today. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued invitations to 699 candidates with a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 790. The draw was only applicable to candidates in the Provincial Nominee Program. This was the third program-specific draw of 2023 following the results on […]

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Express Entry: How does IRCC decide when to hold draws?

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2023 13:00:10 +0000

There has been a change in routine surrounding Express Entry draws of late. Typically, the draws take place every two weeks on Wednesdays. However, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) recently paused draws for six weeks starting November 23 and returned on January 11 inviting 5,500 candidates followed by another draw of the same size […]

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The traits of Canada’s most successful immigrants—Study

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2022 12:00:04 +0000

Recently, Statistics Canada released their report “Immigration selection factors and the earnings of principal applicants”. The report was an update of the 2015 investigation that helped guide development of Express Entry’s Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS); the main way that skilled foreign workers are assessed by Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) Get a Free Canadian […]

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Canada removing barriers to permanent residence for physicians

Credit to Author: Edana Robitaille| Date: Tue, 04 Oct 2022 12:00:54 +0000

As Canada continues to experience a nation-wide shortage of qualified physicians, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has made changes that will exempt physicians already in Canada as temporary residents from some of the current requirements involved in obtaining permanent resident status through Express Entry programs. Most notably, physicians who are already working in Canada […]

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How to immigrate to Canada from Georgia

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2022 12:00:48 +0000

If you would like to move to Canada and become a permanent resident, here’s an overview of some of Canada’s main economic immigration programs. Immigration in Canada is overseen by the federal government, and the department is called Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration Canada has three […]

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How to Immigrate to Canada from Nigeria

Credit to Author: Julia Hornstein| Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2022 12:00:03 +0000

Nigerians are Canada’s fourth largest source country of immigrants. In 2021, over 15,000 Nigerians were granted permanent residency in Canada. Discover if You Are Eligible for Canadian Immigration Canada is a popular destination choice for Nigerians because of the various economic opportunities and sectors the country offers to Nigerian professionals, such as the oil and […]

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