IRCC invited 2,095 candidates through Express Entry

IRCC invited 2,095 candidates through Express Entry

IRCC invited 2,095 candidates through Express Entry
On April 23, 2024, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued invitations to candidates in the new Express Entry draw. In this round, 2,095 invitations to apply (ITAs) were sent out in the General Express Entry draw #294. Candidates were required to have a minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score of 529, which was 20 points fewer than the previous general draw. The tie-breaking rule for this draw was set for November 08, 2023, at 17:50:29 UTC. As of April 23, 2024, 214,697 profiles were registered in the Express Entry pool. Canada has issued 34,570 ITAs through 16 Express Entry draws throughout the year.

Express_Entry, #IRCC, #ITA, #immigration_to_Canada

OINP held two draws under the Employer Job Offer: Foreign Worker Stream
On April 23, 2024, the Government of Ontario held two draws in the Employer Job Offer: Foreign Worker Stream (EJO FW) Stream of the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP). The province issued 209 targeted invitations to apply (ITAs) to skilled trades occupations and two ITAs for Economic Mobility Pathways Project candidates. The minimum score for skilled trades candidates was 53. All invitees have profiles created between April 23, 2023, and April 23, 2024. So far, the province invited 25,963 candidates under the OINP in 2024.

OINP, #Ontario, #Employer_Job_Offer, #foreign_workers, #EJO_FW

MIFI held a new Arrima draw
On April 23, 2024, the Quebec Ministry of Immigration (MIFI) published the results of the 62nd invitation round in Quebec’s online system Arrima. On April 11, 2024, MIFI invited 1,106 candidates to apply for a Quebec Selection Certificate under the Quebec Skilled Worker Program. Candidates invited in this round had a minimum score of 536, at least level 7 oral proficiency in French, and a valid job offer outside the territory of the Montreal Metropolitan Community. This year, Quebec invited 6,577 candidates through the regular Arrima draws.

MIFI, #Quebec, #Arrima, #QSW

Alberta announced important processing measures for Ukrainian candidates
On April 23, 2024, Alberta announced that all temporary processing measures for Ukrainian newcomers under the Alberta Advantage Immigration Program (AAIP) will cease from April 30, 2024. Changes will be implemented starting May 1, 2024, and include an end to priority processing for applications and requests for post-decision services. Furthermore, application fees and requests for post-decision service fees will no longer be reimbursed. Additionally, the provincial government will only accept complete applications, requiring candidates to submit all necessary documents to demonstrate their eligibility according to the stream criteria.

AAIP, #Alberta, #Ukrainian_newcomers, #Ukraine, #application_processing