Good news for impending Canadian immigrants! In April 2024, the Express Entry system will continue to send out invitations to apply (ITAs) for permanent residency at a consistent rate. Let us examine the most recent developments:

Different Drawings Reflect the Changing Landscape

  1. Draw on April 23: 2,095 invites were sent out in a general draw with a high CRS score requirement of 529.
  2. Targeting careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM), the draw on April 11th sent out 4,500 invites, demonstrating Canada's emphasis on hiring qualified individuals in these domains.
  3. Draw on April 10: 1,280 qualified candidates received invitations to participate in a second general draw.

Summary of the April 2024 Express Entry Draw

Description April 23, 2024 April 11, 2024 April 10, 2024 Description
Draw type General or all program draw Targeted draw for 24 STEM occupations General or all program draw Draw type
Invitations 2,095 4,500 1,280 Invitations
CRS Cutoff 529 491 549 CRS Cutoff

What’s next?

This week, further invitation rounds are anticipated, with a possible emphasis on candidates who speak French well and those in the medical field.

March 2024: Draw Summary

Here is a brief overview of the March 2024 Express Entry drawings for your reference:

Descriptio March 26, 2024 March 25, 2024 March 13, 2024 March 12, 2024
Draw type Targeted draw for French proficiency General or all program draws Targeted draw for 10 transport occupations General or all program draws
Invitations 1,500 1,980 975 2,850
CRS Cut off 388 524 430 525
Tie-breaking rule March 10, 2024, at 20:06:26 UTC February 25, 2024, at 14:42:38 UTC July 31, 2023, at 13:27:26 UTC March 12, 2024, at 15:56:42 UTC

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