Canada’s immigration backlog over 1.8 million applications in December

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 06 Jan 2022 18:18:08 +0000

IRCC has more than 1.8 million applications in the queue, according to data from December. CIC News obtained the data via an information request to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). The backlog includes future citizens, permanent residents, international students, temporary workers, and visitors. Adding up these categories brings the total to a backlog of […]

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Canada’s immigration backlog now over 1.8 million applications

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 06 Jan 2022 18:18:08 +0000

IRCC has more than 1.8 million applications in the queue, according to data from December. CIC News obtained the data via an information request to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). The backlog includes future citizens, permanent residents, international students, temporary workers, and visitors. Adding up these categories brings the total to a backlog of […]

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Canada extends medical exam exemption for some immigrants

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 28 Dec 2021 13:00:57 +0000

Canada’s immigration department is renewing a temporary medical exam exemption on some foreign nationals who are applying for immigration. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is extending the already-existing medical exam exemption on immigration candidates applying from inside Canada until March 31, 2022. Originally, the public policy came into effect in June and was set […]

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Canada breaks all-time immigration record by landing 401,000 immigrants in 2021

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Thu, 23 Dec 2021 21:09:23 +0000

Canada has landed over 400,000 new permanent residents in 2021 for just the second time since it was founded as a country in 1867. This has just been confirmed in a news release by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). The department also confirmed that the country has broken its all-time record for permanent residence […]

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Canada breaks monthly record again by landing over 47,000 immigrants in November

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Fri, 17 Dec 2021 15:03:49 +0000

Canada landed more than 47,000 new permanent residents in November. This is a modern era record (such data is only readily available dating back to 1980). It is also marks the third month in a row that Canada has broken the record. Discover if You’re Eligible for Canadian Immigration CIC News obtained this data from […]

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Canada has a backlog of nearly 1.8 million immigration applications

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2021 14:57:55 +0000

IRCC’s backlog stands at almost 1.8 million immigration applications. CIC News has received data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) showing the following number of applications in IRCC’s inventory as of October 27, 2021 (figures are rounded): 548,000 permanent residence applications (economic, family, refugee, and humanitarian class applicants) 776,000 temporary residence applications (applications for […]

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Canada landed almost 38,000 new immigrants in August 2021

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Tue, 05 Oct 2021 19:55:30 +0000

Canada’s new immigrant landings remain high. CIC News has obtained new data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada that shows Canada landed some 37,780 new permanent residents in August. This marks the third month in a row that Canada’s immigration levels were higher than usual. Canada landed nearly 40,000 new permanent residents in July, and […]

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Express Entry: Canada holds first CEC draw of September

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2021 17:20:56 +0000

Canada invited 2,000 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence on September 14. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited Canadian Experience Class (CEC) candidates with scores of at least 462. Invited candidates now have 60 days to apply for permanent residency. Get a Free Express Entry Assessment This draw comes later than expected, […]

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Express Entry: CEC candidates need CRS of at least 403 to receive invitation in new draw

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 17:37:52 +0000

Canada invited 3,000 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence on August 19. Invited candidates needed to be eligible for the Canadian Experience Class (CEC), with scores of at least 403. This is one point less than the previous CEC draw score cutoff. Candidates who had the minimum score were only included if they had […]

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Express Entry: Canada invites 3,000 CEC candidates

Credit to Author: Shelby Thevenot| Date: Thu, 05 Aug 2021 19:06:24 +0000

Canada invited 3,000 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence on August 5. Invited candidates needed to be eligible for the Canadian Experience Class (CEC), with scores of at least 404. Get a Free Express Entry Assessment In the previous CEC draw, candidates needed a score of 357. This score requirement was tied with the […]

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