The latest Express Entry Draw held on 25th of April, issued Invitation To Apply (ITA) to 3,500 applicants. These applicants can now apply for Permanent Residency in Canada. The cut-off at which invites are issued is Comprehensive Ranking Score of 441 points. Out of the eight draws conducted in the year 2018, this is the lowest cut-off threshold so far.
The previous draw conducted on 11th of April, was conducted art Comprehensive Ranking Score of 444, three point above than the latest draw.
The lower cut-off can be seen as an effect of Canada’s Multi-year Immigration targets (2018-2020), which aims at inviting about 1 million new immigrants.The plan further strategies to invite skilled workers through its three economic immigration streams of- Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP), Canadian Experience Class (CEC) as well as its Provincial Nomination Program(s) which has variety of immigration streams and categories.
This Express Entry Draw also follows the tie-breaker rule. Tie-breaker signifies inviting of applicants who are older in the pool as compared to fresh applicants. All those candidates who are having their profile in the pool before December 8, 2017 and CRS of at least 441 are invited to apply in this draw.