157th Express Entry draw issues 3,343 ITAs
On July 23, 2020, Canada’s 157th Express Entry draw issues 3,343 ITAs. To qualify the applicants needed a minimum CRS score of 445.
Canada in its latest Express Entry (EE) draw selected 3,343 applicants with a minimum CRS score of 445 from Canadian Experience Class (CEC) draw. The selected applicants can now apply for permanent residence in Canada. Also, the tie-breaker rule applied to this CEC targeted Express Entry (EE) draw was July 12, 2020, at 15:16:55 UTC.
The latest draw is the 2nd consecutive draw of the week. In comparison to July 22, 2020, Express Entry draw, July 23, 2020, Express Entry draw selected 2,786 more applicants. The CRS score too was down by 242 points. Even though both draws are different in terms of the streams they target but still, it is a positive sign for Canada immigration. Because the Express Entry system is Canada’s most popular immigration pathway. It handles applications from 3 main economic streams such as:
- Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP)
- Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP)
- Canadian Experience Class (CEC)
As a result, 157th Express Entry draw issues 3,343 ITAs. This is because of this pathway’s popularity and quick and easy processing of applications.
If you too received an Invitation to Apply (ITA) in this CEC targeted Express Entry draw, then it means:
- You have an active EE profile.
- Have applied under the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) stream.
- Meet the Human Capital Factors such as:
- Language Skills
- Education Level
- Work Experience
- Also, have a minimum CRS score of 445.
Moreover, if an applicant gets a nomination against its EE profile then it will get an extra 600 cars score. This increases their chances of receiving an ITA for a Canada PR.
Canada immigration trends are strong and positive. No doubt, this is the right time to apply for a Canada visa.