Canada conducted the latest Federal Express Entry draw on 4th September. 3,600 invitations were issued in the latest draw with the minimum CRS score of 463.
The minimum CRS score increased by 6 points as compared to the previous draw held on 20th August.
The Federal Express Entry Program manages applications for all 3 economic programs of Canada:
To apply under the Federal Express Entry Program, you need to first create an online profile. Each profile is given a CRS score based on factors like education, work experience, language proficiency etc. Eligible applicants are then placed in the Express Entry Pool. Highest-ranked candidates in the EE Pool are then invited to apply for Canadian Permanent Residence through regular draws.
The 4th September draw was the 17th Express Entry draw of 2019. So far, the Express Entry program has issued 59,800 invitations in 2019, as per CIC News.
In 2018, Canada issued a record 89,800 invitations through the Express Entry Program. With Canada increasing the immigration target for 2019 and 2020, it is to be seen whether 2019 exceeds the number of invites issued in 2018.
With the latest draw, 2019 has issued 5,100 more invites as compared to the same duration last year.
The higher CRS score in the 4th September draw can be attributed to the time gap between the previous draw and this. Lesser the time between draws prevents the EE Pool from replenishing itself with high-scoring candidates. Thereby the minimum CRS score drops when the time between two draws is less. This was true for the 20th August draw which was held just 8 days after the 12th August draw. The CRS dropped to 457 in the 20th August draw from 466 in the previous draw.
The tie-break rule was applied in the 4th September draw too. The date and time used were 23rd August 2019 at 13:33:34 UTC.
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