This New Year will IRCC please the applicants for Canada with the 1st Express Entry Draw 2018?
This year was astounding for many applicants for Canada permanent residency (CPR) which was registered under the Federal express entry system. In 2017, most of the months had a new record in terms of an exceptional express entry draw results.
With the high number of Canada Permanent Residency invitations issued and lowest qualifying marks declared by IRCC, the draw was astounding and remarkable this year. Relatively every Express Entry in first 8 to 10 months of the year, made another record as far as qualifying marks or number of ITAs- Invitations to Apply issued by the IRCC (Invitation Refugees and Citizenship Canada). Hence, every candidate hopeful of Canada immigration is now asking if the IRCC will keep up with the same pace next year as well.
In 2018 will IRCC repeat Express Entry with the positive run?
At this moment every immigration candidates have this question in their minds. Everybody wants to know how IRCC will deal with the Canada Permanent Residency (PR) invitations via Express Entry draws. IRCC has reduced the qualifying marks to lowest ever mark of CRS 413 on May 31, 2017. In fact, the pattern of less qualifying marks was consistent this whole year. As a result, there was an increase in the number of skilled workers receiving ITA for Canada. IRCC has welcomed more than 85,000 workers to Canada Permanent Residency through express entry system framework till December 20, 2017, express entry draw. This surely is astounding information enough to shock many of the Canadian immigration applicants who are planning to apply for Canada Permanent Residency visa in 2018.
In 2018 Express Entry Draw will continue
This express entry draw was run positively in the year 2017 and it is expected to continue in New Year 2018 as well. IRCC announced to welcome about one million new immigrants in Canada next year as Permanent Resident (PR) and this was released in its multiyear immigration plan 2018 to 2020 and Canada has a big immigration target of 310,000 in the coming year 2018. Hence, to meet this huge target the government is likely to decrease the qualifying marks to welcome more skilled workers in the maple leaf country.
Thus, as in 2017, the initial Express Entry draws of 2018, anticipated to be in favors of the candidates, i.e. we may see a high number of invites and reduced qualifying marks by IRCC.