First Express Entry draw of 2020 issues 3,400 invitations to apply for permanent residence

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 08 Jan 2020 16:55:51 +0000

Canada’s first Express Entry draw of 2020 has issued 3,400 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score required to receive an invitation in the January 8 draw was 473. The Express Entry system is Canada’s primary source of skilled foreign workers. It was introduced in 2015 to manage […]

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Here’s how Canada’s Express Entry system performed in 2019

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2019 15:30:21 +0000

Canada’s Express Entry system kept both candidates and observers on their toes in 2019 with a number of unexpected twists and turns.   Though it fell just short of 2018’s record results, Canada’s principal immigration pathway for highly skilled foreign workers still finished the year with an impressive 85,300 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence […]

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New Express Entry draw produces 3,600 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2019 15:50:47 +0000

The Government of Canada issued 3,600 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence to Express Entry candidates in a new draw held November 27.  The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score required in this draw was 471. This is a reduction of one point from the previous Express Entry draw held on November 13, which […]

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September 18 Express Entry draw issues 3,600 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 20:08:14 +0000

A new Express Entry draw held Wednesday, September 18, has invited 3,600 candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence. The minimum required Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score in today’s draw was 462. This is one point lower than the previous draw, which was held September 4 and had a cut-off score of 463. The Express […]

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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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U.S. immigration policies pushing tech talent to Canada

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Fri, 09 Aug 2019 20:13:51 +0000

Mezyad AlMasoud holds two master’s degrees and is the CEO of a company that manages money for professional athletes. He is also one of the highly-skilled immigrants forced to leave America because of immigration reforms in 2017. AlMasoud had wanted to go to America since he was a child growing up in Kuwait. “I had […]

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3,600 Express Entry candidates invited to apply for permanent residence in largest draw since January

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 15:30:05 +0000

A new Express Entry draw has issued 3,600 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence — the most invitations issued in a single draw since January 23.  The cut-off score in the July 10 draw was 460, a decrease of two points over the minimum score of 462 in the previous Express Entry draw held […]

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New Express Entry draw sees cut-off score decrease by 5 points

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2019 14:51:15 +0000

A new Express Entry draw held June 12 invited 3,350 candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence. The cut-off score in today’s draw was 465, a five-point decrease from the previous draw’s minimum score of 470. Canada’s Express Entry system manages the pool of candidates for the Federal Skilled Worker Class, Federal Skilled Trades Class and Canadian Experience […]

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3,350 Express Entry candidates invited to apply for permanent residence as cut-off score drops

Credit to Author: Stephen Smith| Date: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 19:28:33 +0000

Canada has issued 3,350 invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence to Express Entry candidates with scores as low as 451 in a new draw held April 3.  The minimum score in today’s draw is one point lower than the cut-off score in the previous Express Entry invitation round on March 20, which was 452. […]

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