The year 2020 has started will a large number of ITAs issued by the IRCC, which is 3400. With the target immigrations being high this year, high ITAs are expected through 2020 now.
On Jan 10, 2020, the Express Entry Program announced its first draw of the year 2020, in which 3400 candidates got the good news of being selected for the permanent residency status of Canada. The minimum CRS score requirement was 473. It means all the applicants with 473 points or above were selected.
👉 The Key highlights of the Express Entry Draw – Jan 10, 2020
Before this draw, the last draw was announced on Dec 19, 2019, in which 3200 candidates were invited with the minimum CRS score requirement of 469 as compared to the previous score requirement, there has been a jump of four points in this draw. Further, this draw announcement has also taken longer than fourteen days ideal time and announced after a twenty-day gap. Just like the other draws, the tie break rule has applied this time as well, which will come into effect from Dec 27, at 13: 35: 09 UTC. It means all those candidates who have submitted the profile on or before the scheduled time will be selected for the PR status.
The Canadian government has a high admission target for the year 2020 and 2021. The goal for the High skilled program is set at 85,800 for 2020 and 88,800 for 2021. In the case of the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), the target is set at 67,800 for 2020 and 71,300 for 2021. There are nine Canadian provinces and two territories that have been announced as the “enhanced PNP stream” and linked to the express entry stream. This stream can have low or even no CRS score requirements for selection as per the latest update. Thus, 2020 has a bright future when it comes to immigration in the country.
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