Category Archives: Immigration law news

The number of Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points required to receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for immigration to Canada through the Express Entry selection system has decreased to 433 in the latest draw from the pool, which took place on September 20, 2017. This is the joint-lowest CRS cut-off threshold since changes to the system were introduced in early June. The…
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Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Task Force on Irregular Migration met today in Ottawa

Ottawa, Ontario September 1, 2017 Government of Canada The Ad Hoc Intergovernmental Task Force on Irregular Migration met today to discuss the situation at Canada’s border. This third meeting focused on coordinating efforts to address the influx of asylum seekers entering Canada at irregular border crossings. Federal minister and Task Force Chair, Marc Garneau, recalled…
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Second Express Entry Draw in a Week Sees Reduction in Minimum CRS Score Requirement

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has invited 2,991 candidates in the Express Entry pool to apply for permanent residence in the second draw to take place so far this August. Candidates with 433 or more Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points will receive an Invitation to Apply (ITA) as a result of the August 9 draw. This is the lowest CRS…
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CRS – 449

A total of 3,409 candidates for immigration to Canada have received an Invitation to Apply (ITA) in the latest Express Entry draw, which took place on June 28, 2017. Candidates in the Express Entry pool with a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 449 or higher are now in a position to submit an application for permanent residence to Immigration, Refugees…
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