Canada Express Entry: Report Says in 2018 Above 92,000 Immigrants Admitted

Canada Express Entry: Report Says in 2018 Above 92,000 Immigrants Admitted

The 2018 Federal Express Entry Year-End Report was published on 2 July  2019, and the conclusions show that 2018 was the most significant year on record for Canadian Express Entry immigration system. In the year 2018, Canada announced a record-high number of 89,800 Invitations to Appeal (ITAs) and allowed greater than 92,000 immigrants to Canada, all through Express Entry-associated immigration programs.

Launched in 2015, Federal Express Entry is an online system utilized to manage immigration appeals by three immigration programs: Federal Skilled Trades, Federal Skilled Worker, and Canadian Experience Class. As well, several Provincial Nominee Program streams that are associated with Express Entry.

The 2018 report recorded the 4th consecutive year of increase for Express Entry, with the most significant number of invitations announced on record.

The growth of Express Entry is expected, considering Canada has currently been aiming yearly increase in the number of immigrants allowed to the nation annually. In Canadian new Immigration Levels Plan, the government published plans to welcome greater than 1 million new immigrants within 2019 and 2021. With rising quotas, it will be no wonder if the increase of Express Entry remains into the future.

Federal Skilled Worker Applicants Received a Majority of Express Entry ITAs 

Federal Skilled Worker Class applicants received 53% of all Invitations to appeal issued below the Express Entry system in 2018 or which equals to 47,523 ITAs out of 89,800 ITAs.

The Federal Skilled Worker Program shortly known as FSWP is a points-based program by which skilled workers from throughout the world and their families also may immigrate to Canada immediately.

The immigrating process to Canada as a skilled federal worker may be counted in two steps. First, applicants are evaluated as per the FSWP points system. You need to score a minimum of 67 points out of a total of 100 points on these points grid to be suitable.

To get your possible Immigration options, approach Immigration News now, and we will also evaluate your profile with our Immigration experts and advise you whether you are qualified to apply or not.


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