Canada admitted a new record of nearly 110,000 new immigrants through Express Entry in 2019 in the busiest year on record for the skilled immigration selection system. The year also saw more than 330,000 profiles submitted to the Express Entry pool, a rise of 20 percent in 2018 and an indication of the increasing interest
2020-02-25 – Express Entry candidates have been told they may need to update the settlement funds in their profiles to remain eligible for Canada immigration. The settlement funds required for Express Entry immigration have been updated for 2020. Certain candidates wishing to immigrate to Canada under Express Entry are required to provide proof of settlement
2020-01-03 – Settlement funds required for new Express Entry immigrants coming to Canada system have increased for 2020. Funds required for a single applicant have increased from $12,669 in 2019 to $12,960 in 2020. Similar small increases have been applied for each number of family members (see table below). The new levels apply to both
The Centralised Intake Office (CIO) would need to take the following steps following a: Positive completeness check and, Positive final determination of eligibility for processing under the Ministerial Instructions (if any) in place at the time of application The Centralised Intake Office (CIO) would need to: Create a file in the Global Case Management System
Assessing Applications Against Ministerial Instructions – Federal Skilled Worker, Federal Skilled Trades, Canadian Experience and Start-up Business Classes The Centralised Intake Office (CIO) would need to assess the applicant’s submission on an as-is basis. Thereafter, it would need to make a final determination of eligibility for processing the application under the appropriate Ministerial Instructions (MIs).