September 21st 2016 - Canadian Immigration
authorities conducted the 20th round of invitations
under Express Entry in 2016 and 43rd overall, inviting
1288 applicants for permanent residence. The lowest Comprehensive
Ranking System (CRS) score was 483 a decrease from the previous
draw. It was the 18th draw in 2016 under
Express Entry System where the lowest CRS score was below
Express Entry is an immigration system implemented by Canadian
immigration authorities ("CIC") on January 1, 2015 which
manages skilled worker applications under Federal Economic
programs. This includes the Federal Skilled Worker Program, the
Skilled Trades Program the Canada Experience Class and certain
parts of the Provincial Nominee Program.
Stakeholders expect to see future CRS scores well below
500 this year to enable Canadian immigration
authorities to meet targeted annual immigration levels for
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