The state of the Express Entry pool: April 2024

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Tue, 14 May 2024 13:00:37 +0000

April has seen more Express Entry draws, as immigration continues throughout the year. Last month mirrored March in terms of draw types and sizes, with potential patterns emerging for 2024. Read on to learn what the current state of the Express Entry candidate pool is, what draws occurred in April, and how this can impact […]

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Three tools to start looking for jobs after receiving an ITA from IRCC

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2024 13:00:51 +0000

There are many ways that recipients of an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for Canadian permanent residence can start looking for jobs in Canada. Foreign nationals often seek to immigrate to Canada through the popular Express Entry application management system operated by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Note: Express Entry is the application management system […]

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What if I am not invited to apply in an Express Entry draw?

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2024 13:00:21 +0000

While many individuals may receive an invitation to apply (ITA) for Canadian permanent residence (PR), many more may find their Express Entry profile expiring before this happens. Read on to learn what happens in these cases, and what candidates can do if their profile expires soon. As of April 2024, there are more than 200,000 […]

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Immigration Minister declares intention to have more in-Canada immigration draws

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Sat, 23 Mar 2024 12:00:41 +0000

On Thursday March 21st, Immigration Minister Marc Miller declared his intention to pursue more “domestic draws” for temporary residents already in Canada who are candidates for permanent residence (PR). “Draws” reference PR selection rounds through pathways like Express Entry managed programs, wherein candidates from a pool are chosen based on their Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) […]

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Am I eligible for Express Entry?

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2024 12:00:07 +0000

The Express Entry system is Canada’s main pathway for economic immigration to the country—this year set to welcome 110,770 new immigrants to the country. This number is also slated to increase to 117,500 in 2025 and 2026 (each). In light of this reality, newcomers and those considering immigration to Canada may find it important to […]

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Express Entry inviting Francophone candidates at a faster rate than Quebec’s Arrima

Credit to Author: Vimal Sivakumar| Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2024 12:00:05 +0000

In the eight months leading up to March 2024, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued 18,200 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) for permanent residence (PR) to eligible candidates who met the criteria for category-based Express Entry draws in the department’s French language proficiency category. Over the same period, between July 1, 2023, and March 1, […]

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How does IRCC process Permanent Residence applications?

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Fri, 08 Mar 2024 13:00:50 +0000

In 2023, Canada welcomed 471,550 new permanent residents, a number that exceeded Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada‘s (IRCC’s) immigration levels plan for the year. This large number of newcomers means that Canada’s immigration department must deal with hundreds of thousands of applications for permanent residence (PR) every year—in addition to work and study permit applications. […]

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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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The current state of the Express Entry pool: February 2024

Credit to Author: Asheesh Moosapeta| Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2024 14:00:19 +0000

Canada’s Express Entry management system has continued into 2024, issuing more invitations to apply (ITAs) to candidates from all three of its programs. The composition of the candidate pool is a key factor in how the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) cut-off scores and the draw sizes are determined under Express Entry, is. While it is […]

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Path to permanent residence: How to boost your express entry score in 2024

Credit to Author: Canadian Immigrant| Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2024 02:43:26 +0000

Today perhaps the biggest obstacle to obtain permanent residence is getting an opportunity to apply in the first place. And it’s all thanks to the continued trend of high Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores for Express Entry draws.

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