09 Jun IRCC invited 932 candidates through Express Entry
IRCC invited 932 candidates through Express Entry
On June 8, 2022, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) issued 932 Invitations to Apply (ITA) to candidates under the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) in the new PNP-targeted draw. In round #224, the cut-off score was 796 points, 55 points more compared to the previous PNP draw. The tie-breaking rule for this round was October 10, 2021 at 17:13:17 UTC. As of June 3, 2022, there are 215,316 profiles registered in the Express Entry pool, 4,223 fewer compared to the previous update. In 2022, Canada issued 10,152 ITAs through Express Entry.
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Alberta updated the AAIP inventory
On June 8, 2022, Alberta published the update of the inventory of the Alberta Advantage Immigration Program (AAIP). According to the new update, there were around 1,100 Alberta Opportunity Stream applications and 650 Expressions of Interest in the Alberta Express Entry pool. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) provided 6,250 nomination certificates to Alberta in 2021 for nominations under the Alberta Advantage Immigration Program (AAIP), and the AAIP has issued all 6,250 certificates last year. For 2022, nomination limits have not been published yet. In 2022, Alberta has already invited 2,050 candidates.
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Canada updated instructions for the spouse or common-law partner in Canada class
On June 8, 2022, the Government of Canada updated instructions regarding determining membership in the spouse or common-law partner in Canada class. The revised instructions for circumstances when there is a relationship breakdown and the primary applicant (sponsored spouse) wishes to proceed with their permanent residence application. The conversion to humanitarian and compassionate grounds is applicable for these cases. In addition, the instructions have been updated to include further clarification on these cases under the exemption from the requirement to have temporary resident status.
The new public policy on issuing open work permits under the TR2PR pathway became effective
On June 8, 2022, the Government of Canada published an update regarding the new public policy on issuing open work permits under the temporary resident to permanent resident pathway (TR2PR). The temporary public policy that was signed on July 4, 2021, became effective on June 6, 2022. The new public policy will allow the government to issue open work permits until December 31, 2024, and avoid the need for renewals, as well as expand the eligibility criteria for eligible family members abroad to help speed up family reunification.
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British Columbia invited up to 146 Skilled Immigration and Tech candidates
On June 7, 2022, the Government of British Columbia issued new invitations under the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BCPNP) and invited qualified Skills Immigration candidates and Tech workers. In the Tech-targeted draw, BC issued 125 invitations, with a minimum score of 85 points. In the Childcare-targeted draw for early childhood educators (NOC 4214), the province invited 16 candidates. In the Healthcare-targeted draw, BC invited up to 5 candidates. The lowest score of those candidates was 60 points. In total, the province invited up to 146 candidates. In 2022, British Columbia has already issued 3,966 invitations.