Category Archives: Immigration law news

IRCC Invites 2,000 Candidates to Apply in November 8 Express Entry Draw

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has invited 2,000 candidates in the Express Entry pool to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a draw that took place the morning of Wednesday, November 8. The Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of the lowest-ranked candidate issued an Invitation to Apply (ITA) was 458. This latest draw, the…
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Immigrants Make Up 21.9% of Canada’s Population: Stats Can

The share of Canada’s growing population made up by immigrants has risen to 21.9 percent, up from 20.6 percent in 2011, and the majority of recent immigrants arrived through an economic immigration program. These are just a couple of the many insights published by Stats Can, based on data gathered in last year’s census. The…
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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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