Express Entry: CRS drops again in 2nd draw in 24 hours

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 15 May 2020 14:40:08 +0000

Canada’s Express Entry draws are seeing a downward trend in score requirements for Canadian Experience Class (CEC)-specific draws, as the May 15 draw had the lowest points cut off for this cohort since January 2019. The new Express Entry round issued 3,371 invitations to CEC candidates with Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores of 447 or […]

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CRS score drops again in latest Express Entry draw

Credit to Author: Alexandra Miekus| Date: Fri, 01 May 2020 15:52:18 +0000

The Government of Canada has issued 3,311 Invitations to Apply to Express Entry candidates through a program-specific draw held May 1. The Invitations to Apply, or ITAs, were issued to Express Entry candidates under the Canadian Experience Class (CEC). The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score for these candidates was 452. This is the lowest […]

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How to obtain citizenship if your parent is a Canadian

Credit to Author: Stephen Sherman| Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 19:30:10 +0000

In the unsettling times in which we find ourselves since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, facilitated routes through which Canadian citizenship may be obtained cannot be ignored. It is the goal of many individuals around the world to settle permanently in Canada. Although Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has not yet announced anything […]

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Canada to welcome over one million new immigrants between 2020-2022

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2020 18:39:02 +0000

Marco Mendicino laid out his vision for Canada’s immigration system today in Toronto. It was his first major policy speech since his November 2019 appointment as Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship. Mendicino was appointed after the Liberal Party of Canada was re-elected to a second mandate in October and he is currently pursuing an […]

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642,000 international students: Canada now ranks 3rd globally in foreign student attraction

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 17:03:59 +0000

Canada is now the world’s third-leading destination of international students, with a staggering 642,000 foreign students. According to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) data, Canada’s international student population grew by 13 per cent in 2019 compared to the previous year, marking yet another year of double-digit growth. Overall, 404,000 international students saw their study […]

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Quebec fell even further behind the rest of Canada in attracting immigrants in 2019

Credit to Author: Kareem El-Assal| Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 19:15:46 +0000

Quebec has fallen even further behind the rest of Canada in attracting immigrants, as the province’s government kept its promise to cut immigration by 21 per cent in 2019. According to data from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), Quebec welcomed about 40,600 immigrants in 2019 compared to 51,100 the previous year. Economic and family […]

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Canada introduces act to create new regulatory body for immigration consultants

Credit to Author: CIC News| Date: Tue, 09 Apr 2019 18:03:42 +0000

The Government of Canada is proposing the creation of a new body to govern and regulate immigration and citizenship consultants and ensure their professional conduct.  The act to create the new, self-regulatory College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants was tabled for a first reading in Parliament April 8 on the heels of an investigative report […]

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