Canada: More Invitations Issued in Latest Express Entry Draw
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada will invite 1,288 candidates to apply for permanent residence in its most recent Express Entry draw. The minimum qualifying score for this draw is 483.
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is conducting its 43rd Express Entry draw through tomorrow.
• IRCC will issue 1,288 invitations to those who have submitted an Expression of Interest to apply for permanent residence. This is yet another increase from the 1,000 invitations issued in the last draw.
• The minimum qualifying score for this draw is 483.
The frequency and size of Express Entry draws are at the discretion of IRCC.
What This Means for Employers and Foreign Nationals
While a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) or Provincial Nomination (PN) approval will guarantee an employee's selection and invitation for permanent residence, such documents are not required in all cases. This draw once again demonstrates that employees without LMIA or PN approvals continue to be selected in the Express Entry draw.This alert is for informational purposes only. If you have any questions, please contact the global immigration professional with whom you work at Fragomen or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org