- Latest Express Entry Draw Remains Low, but With Higher Qualifying Score than Previous Draws
- October 4, 2016
- Law Firm: Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen Loewy LLP - New York Office
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is conducting its 41st Express Entry draw through tomorrow.
- IRCC will issue 750 invitations to those who have submitted an Expression of Interest to apply for permanent residence.
- The minimum qualifying score for this draw is 538, a substantial increase from the last draw’s qualifying score of 490.
What This Means for Employers and Foreign Nationals
While a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) or Provincial Nomination (PN) approval will guarantee an employee’s selection and invitation for permanent residence, such documents are not required in all cases.