Category Archives: Immigration law news

Express Entry Score – 415

The latest Express Entry draw for immigration to Canada has taken place, bringing with it the joint-lowest Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) cut-off threshold of all time. A total of 3,687 candidates in the Express Entry pool — each of whom had at least 415 CRS points — received an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for permanent residence on May 17, 2017. The…
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Express Entry Score – 423

On May 4, 2017 the new Express Entry pool for immigration to Canada total of 3,796 candidates was issued an Invitation to Apply (ITA) for permanent residence. Each invited candidate this time around had a Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 423 or higher. This CRS cut-off threshold is broadly in line with other draws that have taken over recent weeks…
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Canada Raises Age of Dependent Children to Under 22 Years of Age

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has confirmed it will raise the maximum age of a dependent child who may be included on an application to immigrate to Canada. As of October 24, 2017, principal applicants may include their children aged 21 and under, who are not married or in a common-law relationship, on their…
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Express Entry Report Reveals Importance of Provincial Nominee Programs

APRIL 26, 2017 Canada’s provinces have carved out an increasingly important role in the country’s economic immigration selection system, known as Express Entry. As a result, more candidates are noting that staying up to date on the Provincial Nominee Programs (PNPs) can be a decisive step towards achieving their Canadian immigration goals. Candidates with a provincial nomination are…
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