Canada News: New Express Entry draw on 17th April 2019

The Canadian government invited 3,350 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence. To point out, the cut-off of the draw was 451.

Surprisingly, In 2019, Canada has issued a total of 27,900 Invitations to The Express Entry candidates till April.

The Canadian express entry system manages candidates from a pool of 3 Immigration programs:

✓ Federal Skilled Worker Class(FSW),
✓ Federal Skilled Trades Class(FST), and
✓ Canadian Experience Class

Candidates from these categories are given a score on factors such as:

✓ Age,
✓ Education,
✓ Work experience and
✓ Proficiency in English or French.

IRCC targets higher Admission.

To emphasize, the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has higher admissions targets for its three Federal High Skilled classes in 2019 and 2020. Therefore, raising the possibility of 2019 ITA record surpassing 2018’s record.

IRCC also sent an invitation to candidates with a score of above 451. Similarly, candidates whose score was 451, were also invited. On the positive side, Express entry candidates, who want to improve their ranking in the pool can also opt for provincial nomination.

A provincial nomination result is an additional 600 Comprehensive Ranking System points, effectively guaranteeing an invitation to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a subsequent Express Entry Draw.

Express Entry linked provincial nominee streams are recently active in 3 provinces:

✓ British Columbia
✓ Manitoba
✓ Saskatchewan

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