134th Express Entry Draw: 3,400 Invitations Announced for Canadian PR -9th January, 2020

134th Express Entry Draw
Canada immigration officials have announced 3,400 Invitations to Apply (ITAs) recently in the opening Federal Express Entry draw of 2020. The 8 January 2020 draw observed the minimum Comprehensive Ranking System (C.R.S) score rise by 4 points to 473 when related to the prior draw.

This is the first draw of the year 2020 comes after Refugees, Immigration, & Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited 85,300 applicants in the year 2019. Canada’s highly skilled immigration admission goal for 2020 is 85,800 immigrants, which is up from 81,400 immigrants in 2019.

I.R.C.C broke the record for yearly Federal Express Entry Invitations to apply in the year 2018 with 89,800. The recent draw noticed that the implementation of the tie-breaking rule on 27 December 2019, at 9.35 am EST. If more number of applicants had the same minimum CRS score, only those who have submitted their profiles in the pool of Express Entry before this date & time received invitations to apply.

It was the opening invitation round beneath the Federal Express Entry in 2020 and the overall invitation round number 134.

Federal Express Entry

It is an immigration system that is implemented by the immigration authorities of Canada (IRCC) on 1 January 2015, which manages the applications of high skilled workers below Federal Economic Immigration programs. It includes programs like the parts of the Provincial Nomination Programs, Federal Skilled Trades Class, Federal Skilled Worker Program, and Canada Experience Class.

Stakeholders can anticipate seeing near 30 Express Entry draws and 85,800 invitations to apply issued in 2020, with plenty of draws emphasizing CRS scores about 470 points to allow IRCC to meet projected annual levels of immigration for 2020.

Advice to Immigration Aspirants

It is foreseen that the majority of aspirants to be issued with ITAs in 2020 and they will require a minimum CRS score of about 470 points, facilitating a significant number of applicants to get Canada PR without an offer of job or nomination below the Canadian provincial immigration program. However, receiving an authorized offer of a job is highly appreciated.

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