April 19, 2017 – Canadian Immigration authorities
conducted the 10th round of invitations under
Express Entry in 2017 and
60th overall, inviting 3,665 applicants for
permanent residence, under all programs. The lowest
Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score was 415, a record for the
all-time low CRS score for Express Entry.
It was the10th draw in 2017 under the
Express Entry System where the lowest CRS score was well
below 500. It was the 12th draw since immigration
authorities substantially modified the Express Entry Comprehensive
Ranking System in
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 between 12-15 draws and up to 30,000
invitations during the first six months of 2017, with CRS scores
well below 500 to enable Canadian immigration authorities
to meet targeted annual immigration levels for 2017.
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Beginning June 6, 2017, the Canada immigration department will award points under the comprehensive ranking system in two new areas including strong French language ability, and having a sibling in Canada.
April 13, 2017 – Canadian Immigration authorities conducted the 9th round of invitations under Express Entry in 2017 inviting a record 3,923 applicants for permanent residence, under all programs. The lowest Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score was 423, an all-time record low CRS score for Express Entry.
April 10, 2017- Starting this week, the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) will resume issuing Notifications of Interest to applicants who qualify for Ontario's Express Entry Human Capital Priorities Stream (April 10-14, 2017).
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