Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has provided important new information about the future of the Express Entry selection system. By drawing on the past, IRCC has learned more about its own Express Entry system and made predictions for the future following recent improvements that have been made. [Read more…]
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On November 19, 2016, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) introduced several improvements to the Express Entry immigration system.
In the wake of these changes, Attorney David Cohen is holding an exclusive free webinar on the topic of the revised system, and how potential immigrants to Canada can take advantage of the improvements that have been made. [Read more…]
On November 19, 2016, Immigration, Citizenship and Refugees Canada (IRCC) implemented several important changes to the Express Entry system and its Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). These changes, which were presented in detail in a previous article, include the introduction of points for Canadian post-secondary educational credentials, changes to the allocation of points for qualifying job offers, and the extension of the application submission period after an Invitation to Apply (ITA) is received.
Candidates in the Express Entry pool are ranked according to their CRS points score. Consequently, after the reform that took effect as of November 19, some candidates in the Express Entry pool may be able to update their scores.
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Welcome to CanadaVisa Social! With so much going on in the world of Canadian immigration, we want to make sure you have access to the latest news and information. So follow us and engage with us today on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and more. And join us for an exclusive, free upcoming webinar hosted by Attorney David Cohen regarding the recent changes to Express Entry and the Comprehensive Ranking System. Use the hashtag #CVwebinar on Twitter or Facebook, and Attorney David Cohen could answer your immigration questions during the live Question and Answer sessions. Four webinar sessions will be taking place on November 29 and 30 — spaces are limited, so save your spot today!
November 16 draw may be the final draw before improvements to Express Entry come into effect on November 19
The number of candidates being invited to apply for immigration to Canada through Express Entry has shot up yet again, with 2,427 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) having been issued to candidates with 470 or more Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points in a draw that took place on November 16, 2016. [Read more…]
Since 1978, Canada has operated various business immigration programs to attract entrepreneurs and investors. While business immigration programs are guided by the straightforward rationale of attracting those who will help grow Canada’s economy, the programs have had mixed success. It’s not difficult to understand why. [Read more…]
This article has been prepared in conjunction with PrepCan, a Canadian government-funded organization that provides free online pre-arrival employment services to Permanent Resident (PR) visa holders prior to coming to Canada.
Moving to a new country is a life-altering event, and looking for a new job can be a source of anxiety. We constantly hear reports of highly-skilled immigrants struggling to find jobs, even as immigration levels continue to increase. In this article, we want to encourage economic newcomers to be confident and equipped to handle their search for work. [Read more…]