IMPACT – MEDIUM
Canada conducted its 17th Express Entry draw of the year Wednesday, issuing 3,750 invitations to apply for permanent residency. The lowest qualifying Comprehensive Ranking System score was 440, which is among the lowest this year.
Express Entry Draws in 2018:
*Draw limited to two programs
BAL Analysis: The high number of invitations and the low qualifying scores are good news for Express Entry candidates. Canada continues to issue invitations for permanent residency at a rate outpacing previous years. Those who receive invitations to apply are reminded that Canada recently shortened the length of time that successful candidates have to apply for permanent residency, from 90 to 60 days.
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