Express Entry: CRS in new CEC draw matches 2nd lowest score

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 18:24:47 +0000

A total of 4,500 Express Entry candidates received invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence on July 22. Canada’s immigration department invited candidates with scores of at least 357. Candidates needed to be eligible for the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) in order to be invited. Also, if they had the minimum score they were only […]

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Quebec Experience Program: Knowledge of French for spouses now required

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 09:00:46 +0000

Starting July 22, 2021, spouses included in applications submitted under the Quebec Experience Program will have to show knowledge of spoken French. The spouses’ ability to speak French must correspond to a minimum of level 4 on the Quebec Scale of Proficiency in French for Adult Immigrants. To meet this requirement, spouses will have to […]

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Express Entry: Canada invites 4,500 CEC candidates

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 20:17:34 +0000

On July 8, Canada invited 4,500 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence. The invitation round was only for candidates who are eligible for the Canadian Experience Class (CEC). The score requirement was 369. The cutoff score rose compared to the previous CEC round when the cutoff score was 357 and 6,000 invitations were issued. […]

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Certified translation for immigration to Canada: What you need to know

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 02 Jul 2021 09:00:08 +0000

When applying for immigration or permanent residence, you may be asked to provide certified translations of your official documents into English or French – Canada’s two official languages. If you apply to immigrate to Canada, you will be asked to submit supporting documents with your application – for example, your birth certificate, marriage certificate, criminal […]

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Canada temporarily exempting some immigrants from medical exam

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2021 16:00:58 +0000

Foreign nationals who are in Canada may not have to complete an medical exam as part of their immigration application. When applying for permanent residence or for a permanent resident visa, applicants typically must provide an immigration medical exam or a unique medical identifier number from their previous medical exam. The new public policy applies […]

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Canada’s Express Entry draw invites 6,000 CEC immigration candidates

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 24 Jun 2021 17:07:57 +0000

Canada held another Express Entry draw today, on June 24, 2021. A total of 6,000 candidates were invited to apply for permanent residence through the Canadian Experience Class (CEC). The Comprehensive Ranking System score requirement (CRS) was 357. This CRS cut-off is the second-lowest ever for a CEC-only draw. The lowest was 75 during the […]

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More low-skilled workers should become permanent residents, study says

Credit to Author: Mohanad Moetaz| Date: Sun, 20 Jun 2021 09:00:50 +0000

Canada should do more to retain lower-skilled temporary residents in Canada, according to a Ryerson University policy brief. The brief was published by the Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Migration and Integration. The CERC is a program that supports Canadian universities by awarding world-renowned researchers up to $10 million to establish research projects. The CERC in Migration […]

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Canada’s immigration levels are starting to slow down

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2021 09:00:30 +0000

In April 2021, Canada welcomed 21,105 new immigrants, the lowest monthly count since the start of the year. This new Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) data show that despite a strong start to the year, Canada has been losing momentum over the past two months. In January 2021, Canada welcomed 24,680 new immigrants followed […]

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Express Entry: Huge CEC draw with low CRS cutoff

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2021 19:17:57 +0000

Canada invited 6,000 more Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence on June 10. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited candidates with scores of at least 368. The new draw targeted candidates who are eligible for permanent residence under the Canadian Experience Class (CEC). Invited candidates have had at least one year of […]

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Express Entry: Canada holds major draw inviting 5,956 immigration candidates

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Mon, 31 May 2021 20:21:22 +0000

Canada held a new Express Entry draw on May 31, inviting 5,956 candidates to apply for permanent residence. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited candidates with scores of at least 380. The new draw targeted candidates who are eligible for permanent residence under the Canadian Experience Class (CEC). Invited candidates have had at least […]

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