Express Entry Draw

Express Entry Draw

Amidst the election craziness the past few days, Canada had a large Express Entry draw today with over 4500 invitations to apply for permanent residence issued. The threshold Comprehensive Ranking System score increased to 478, but this was expected for a draw delayed by one week. The trend of issuing 4500 invitations is a positive

Alberta Significantly Reduces the Number of Occupations Eligible for an LMIA

Alberta Significantly Reduces the Number of Occupations Eligible for an LMIA

Alberta-specific Immigration News Refusal to Process List Significantly expanded Shortly on the heels of the Government of Canada announcing the increased Immigration levels plan, the province of Alberta has significantly limited the number of occupations that will be eligible for LMIAs. What does this mean? If your National Occupation Classification (NOC) is not on the

Breaking Canadian Immigration Records

Breaking Canadian Immigration Records

Canada’s new immigration targets have been announced. Canada’s Immigration Minister, Marco Mendicino, announced the new targets for Canadian permanent resident admissions between 2021-2023 – noting remarkable increases. Canada views immigration as an economic driver and a key strategy towards economic recovery. 60% will be geared toward economic immigrants – that is 232,500 Economic Class Immigrants.

Express Entry Draw – Oct 14, 2020

Express Entry Draw – Oct 14, 2020

An Express Entry Draw occurred this morning, yielding a CRS score of 471. What do you need to know about this draw? 🌍   It was an all stream draw. ✅   The Threshold CRS Points remained steady at 471 🚀   Although we’re still seeing really high scores, the score has fallen and with greater invitations being

Facing US immigration Uncertainty? Consider Your Canadian Immigration Options

Facing US immigration Uncertainty? Consider Your Canadian Immigration Options

Are you an H-1B visa holder or high-skilled worker with aspirations to be an entrepreneur or explore new opportunities outside the US? Then you should attend this webinar — Join Dhillon Immigration Law’s Founder and Principal Attorney Pavan Dhillon and Ray Walia CEO of Launch Academy as we explore the best pathways to permanently immigrate to Canada for highly-skilled individuals. Our office has

Express Entry Draws – Lowest Scores since 2017!

Express Entry Draws – Lowest Scores since 2017!

Express Entry Draws this week saw the Comprehensive Ranking System scores drop further for those applying under the Canadian Experience Class or under an Express-Entry aligned Provincial Nominee Program. On June 24, 2020 and June 25, 2020, IRCC held two Express Entry draws. 3900 candidates received an Invitation to Apply for permanent residence after these