Latest Immigration News

Prepared by Nithin Koshy; Shi Hui Yu; Edited by Samuel Francis Gills on March 27, 2021

New Brunswick nominated a comparable number of candidates in the last year as well as in previous years. Despite the challenges raised by the COVID-19 pandemic in terms of immigration, New Brunswick issued 2,020 nominations through its Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) in 2020. Now, New Brunswick aims to receive a total of 7500 new immigrants […]

Read more
March 15, 2021 By Michael Albert

Canada has issued 671 PNP-focused Invitations to Apply (ITAs), following its recent record- breaking CEC-focused Express Entry draw. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) score required to be selected in this March 8 draw was 739, which was 19 points higher than the previous PNP draw. This was the fourth PNP draw of 2021 and […]

Read more
March 11, 2021 By Michael Albert

In an interview with Bloomberg News, Canada’s minister for immigration Marco Mendicino said that over 26,600 new permanent residents were admitted in the month of January, 2021. This reflects a 10% rise since January 2020, before Canada went into the COVID-19 specific lockdown. Also, this shows that Canada is on track to achieve its ambitious […]

Read more
Prepared by Samuel Francis Gills; Vinay Krishnan;; Edited by Veronica Laurent on March 9, 2021

A total of 159 Express Entry candidates were invited to apply for the Alberta Express Entry stream by the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program. Candidates were only required to have a CRS score of at least 352 to be considered in this specific draw. Selected candidates can now apply for a provincial nomination, which will place them high in the Express Entry queue.

Read more