Canada invited another 3,400 candidates in the Express Entry

Canada invited another 3,400 candidates in the Express Entry

Canada invited another 3,400 candidates in the Express Entry
On January 22, 2020, Canada held the second draw in the Express Entry in 2020. In round #135, IRCC again issued 3,400 Invitations to Apply (ITA). The Comprehensive Ranking System score in this has reduced by two points and was 471 points. The tie-breaking rule for this round was May 9, 2019 at 01:16:02 UTC. As of January 20, 2020, there are 141,258 profiles in the pool of candidates, 2,303 more compared to the previous round. So far, Canada issued ITAs to 6,800 candidates in 2020.

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Alberta invited 150 candidates to apply for its nomination
On January 9, 2020, Alberta held the first invitation round in the Alberta Express Entry Stream of the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) this year. In this round, AINP invited 150 candidates and the lowest score of the round was 350 points. Last year, AINP invited 6,884 candidates in the Alberta Express Entry Stream. In addition, on January 21, 2020, Alberta updated the inventory data of the AINP. At the moment, Alberta received 2,175 applications that are waiting for the eligibility assessment. In the Alberta Opportunity Stream, the approximate number of applications waiting for assessment is 1,750. Those applications were received before August 12, 2019.

#Alberta, #AINP, #PNP, #ITA

BC invited 58 candidates in the new Tech Pilot draw
On January 21, 2020, British Columbia held a new draw in the Tech Pilot of the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP). BC invited 58 registrants in four categories: Skills Immigration – Skilled Worker, Skills Immigration – International Graduate, Express Entry British Columbia – Skilled Worker, and Express Entry British Columbia – International Graduate. The lowest score in all four categories was 90 points. So far, in 2020, British Columbia invited 326 foreign nationals to apply for a provincial nomination in and among them 128 Tech Pilot candidates.

#British_Columbia, #BCPNP, #Tech_Pilot, #PNP

November Express Entry immigrant’s provincial distribution
7,755 newcomers came to Canada in November 2019 through the Express Entry. Most of them settled in Ontario – 4,910 immigrants moved there. The second most popular destination for those who immigrated in November was British Columbia, which admitted 1,540 people. In the third place was Alberta, where 610 immigrants settled. Manitoba received 190 new PRs. Another 180 newcomers moved to Saskatchewan. Nova Scotia admitted 175 immigrants. New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador welcomed 75, 45 and 15 newcomers, respectively. Finally, Yukon and Northwest Territories became a new home for 5 persons each.

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