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Express Entry rounds of invitations: Category-based selection

Express Entry rounds of invitations: Category-based selection

In category-based rounds of invitations, we invite candidates in the Express Entry pool who are eligible for a specific category established by the Minister to meet an identified economic goal. We invite candidates to apply for permanent residence based on criteria...

Canada launches pathway to reunite families and support Ukrainians

Canada launches pathway to reunite families and support Ukrainians

As Russia’s ongoing, brutal invasion of Ukraine persists, Canada continues to adapt its response to help those fleeing violence. Since its launch in March 2022, the Canada-Ukraine Authorization for Emergency Travel (CUAET) has provided temporary safe haven to over...

French is the way to win! 435 points with over 2,000 invitations!

French is the way to win! 435 points with over 2,000 invitations!

We rank candidates in the pool using a points-based system called the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). When we hold Express Entry rounds of invitations, we: choose the type of round we’ll hold decide the number of candidates we need to invite identify the...

Introducing category-based rounds of invitations

Introducing category-based rounds of invitations

IRCC has started with their categorical draw, starting on June 28, 2023, starting with Health Care workers – only 500 invitations with 476 points.  Then, IRCC did a general draw on July 4, 2023 – again, only 700 invitations with 511 scores (it is higher scores because...

Express Entry Rounds of Invitations

Express Entry Rounds of Invitations

We rank candidates in the pool using a points-based system called the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). When we hold Express Entry rounds of invitations, we choose the type of round we’ll hold decide the number of candidates we need to invite identify the...

Why Jennifer chooses to give all year long.

Why Jennifer chooses to give all year long.

Jennifer, monthly donor and Jared's mom   "I felt overwhelmed as a new mom, but KidsAbility therapists helped Jared thrive while navigating me through the complexities of parenting a child with autism. My son's success is proof that with proper support, kids and...

Study permit – not approved enough? Response from IRCC

Study permit – not approved enough? Response from IRCC

To compare 2019 and 2022 for the study permit application, the level almost doubled - even though approval rate was reduced, the number of study permit approved in 2022 was more than the entire level of study permit application received in 2019 - over 450,000 study...

At CBA 2023 Immigration conference

At CBA 2023 Immigration conference

Reunite: Canada's Immigration Law Conference 2023 is a must-attend event, featuring three days of key learning delivered by recognized lawyers, judges, and public employees at the front-line of immigration practice and policy.  With dynamic Asked and Answered Hot...