Through the end of September 2015, CIC conducted 17
draws, issuing 21,967 invitations to apply for permanent
residence. Read whether express entry is a success or failure.
How does express entry operate?
Colin Singer: Under Express Entry, qualified
applicants across many occupations are invited to submit their
profile to an Express Entry Pool and to the Canada Job Bank.
Employers across Canada are encouraged to review the Canada Job
Bank and provide a job offer to the candidate of their choice.
Applicants with an approved job offer or those selected by a
province or with "Provincial Nomination" are considered a
"match" and will be invited to formally apply for
Canadian permanent residence.
The profiles of the remaining applicants will be ranked for
consideration without a "sponsor" or hiring employer.
Using a point system according to a number of selection factors
such as Age, Education, Language, Experience and other factors, the
highest ranked candidates will be considered for their potential
"human capital" contribution to Canada.
Immigration authorities will then decide which of the highest
ranked applicants will be invited to apply for permanent residence,
through periodic draws. Candidates who are issued invitations
(ITA's) are given a delay of 60-days to perfect their
Interested employers: Kindly contact us
here to receive further information. Interested candidates: Find out whether you
qualify to Canada by completing our
free on-line evaluation. We will provide you with our
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September 21st, 2016 - Immigration authorities conducted the 20th round of invitations under Express Entry in 2016 and 43rd overall, inviting 1288 applicants for permanent residence with a lowest CRS score of 483.
Canada received more than 320,000 immigrants in the last 12 months, approaching levels not seen since the early 20th century. The per capital immigration rate at .88%, is consistent with previous Liberal government policies.
October 12th, 2016 - Immigration authorities conducted the 21st round of invitations under Express Entry in 2016 and 44th overall, inviting 1518 applicants for permanent residence with a lowest CRS score of 484.
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