BCPNP issued ITAs to 413 registrants in the new round

BCPNP issued ITAs to 413 registrants in the new round

BCPNP issued ITAs to 413 registrants in the new round
On October 29, 2019, British Columbia conducted a new round of invitations under the Skills Immigration and Express Entry British Columbia categories of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP). The province invited 413 candidates to apply for the provincial nomination. The scores of this round slightly decreased in three streams:

Skills Immigration – Skilled Worker 93 (-1 point)
Skills Immigration – International Graduate 100 (+1 point)
Skills Immigration – Entry Level and Semi-Skilled 77 (-3 points)
Express Entry British Columbia – Skilled Worker 99 (-3 points)
Express Entry British Columbia – International Graduate 102
British Columbia invited 7,716 candidates under all streams of BCPNP in 2019. The provincial quota for this year is 6,500 nominations.

#British_Columbia, #BCPNP, #EEBC, #Skills_Immigration, #PNP

34% of the newest study permit holders are from India
In August, IRCC issued 114,250 Study Permits for new international students. Most of them came from India – Canada admitted 34.1% or 38,955 Indian students. 19% of new students arrived from China – 21,690 study permits were issued to them. These two countries provided more than half of the international students in August. The only European country in the top ten countries of students’ origin is France with 7,430 (6.5%) of new students. South Korea was fourth with 3,485 students (3.1%). In the fifth place were the USA and Vietnam with 3,110 (2.7%) students each. The other countries in the top ten are Brazil – 2,330 students (2.0%), Iran – 2,285 students (2.0%), Mexico – 2,145 (1.9%) and Japan 1,770 students (1.5%)

#international_students, #study_in_Canada, #study_permit

24 entrepreneurs were invited in the two business-streams of the BCPNP
On October 29, 2019, British Columbia invited 24 new business-candidates under its two streams for entrepreneurs. In the new draw, BC invited to apply 5 candidates in the Regional Pilot. The lowest score in this round was 110, four points more compared to the previous draw. In the Base Category of the Entrepreneur Stream, the provincial government invited 19 candidates with the lowest score of 114, one point lower than on September 17. Business streams of the BCPNP are aimed to attract foreign entrepreneurs into the province to develop the local economy and create more jobs for British Columbians. In total, British Columbia has already invited 227 entrepreneurs in 2019 and 37 of them were invited via the Regional Pilot.

#British_Columbia, #BCPNP, #Entrepreneurs, #Business_immigration, #Regional_Pilot, #Rural_immigration

Canada admitted 7,030 caregivers in 2019
The application window under Canada’s Interim Pathway for Caregivers has closed on October 8, 2019. It allowed candidates who were not eligible to apply for permanent residence under existing programs for caregivers. At this moment, caregivers can obtain a PR status via the Home Support Worker and Home Child Care Provider pilots. Those pilots also allow caregivers to bring their family members to Canada. As of August 31, 2019, Canada admitted 7,030 caregivers in all streams and programs. In 2018, the IRCC granted permanent residence to 17,815 caregivers.

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