Recent developments in Canadian Immigration in brief, June 10th - June 15th

To combat the flood of news about coronavirus and isolation, we bring you top headlines about the recent developments in Canadian Immigration process, a quick update to up to speed with everything you need to know, and some things that you may not need to know but are just fun to know, in five minutes before you start your day.

  • 1. Immigration growth anticipated post-coronavirus: IRCC to revamp application processing.
  • 2. June 8 Express Entry Draw: Candidates only need 437 CRS.
  • 3. Visa Application Centers starting to reopen.
  • 4. Alberta PNP draw CRS cut off 300:The latest Alberta PNP draw had a CRS requirement of 300 for a second time in May.
  • 5. Immediate family members of Canadian citizens and permanent residents who are exempt from travel restrictions are now able to obtain temporary resident visas (TRVs) or electronic travel authorizations (eTA).
  • 6. Canada's Express Entry cut-off scores see yet another drop in CRS scores.
  • 7. India continues to lead the way: They accounted for 24 per cent of new PRs in the first four months of 2020.
  • 8. The Canadian Immigration Department invited 4000 immigrants in April 2020.
  • 9. Canada to open virtual swearing-in ceremonies.
  • 10. British Columbia is on steroids of invitations!
    • • June 9, 2020: A total of 87 invitations for Skilled Immigrants (International Graduate) and Express Entry BC (Skilled Worker and International Graduate)
    • • June 2, 2020: A total of 241 invitations for Skilled Immigrants (Skilled Worker, International Graduate and Entry Level and Semi-Skilled) and Express Entry BC (Skilled Worker and International Graduate)
    • • The same day (i.e. June 2, 2020): A total of 29 invitations for Entrepreneur Immigration – Base Category and another nine invitations for Entrepreneur Immigration – Regional Pilot

If you are ready to begin the immigration process or if you would like to learn more about some of the popular programs currently accepting online applications for immigration, all you have to do is fill out our application form to receive your application today and we’ll take care of the rest. It’s just that simple!


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