IRCC Invites 2,500 Francophone Candidates Via Express Entry Canada

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Express Entry Canada

On February 29, 2024, In round #287 of the Express Entry Canada, IRCC issued a total of 2,500 Invitations to Apply (ITA) to francophone candidates seeking to make Canada their new home. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) facilitated a significant milestone in its immigration process by conducting a new Express Entry draw specifically targeting candidates proficient in the French language.

This draw marked a notable event in the ongoing efforts to promote linguistic diversity within Canada’s immigration system. With a cut-off score of merely 336 points, this draw demonstrated a decrease of 29 points compared to the previous draw for francophone candidates, held on February 1, 2024. Such a decrease in the cut-off score indicates IRCC’s commitment to attracting skilled French-speaking individuals to contribute to Canada’s vibrant cultural mosaic.

Express Entry draw #287 showcased one of the lowest Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) scores in the history of the Express Entry system. The CRS score serves as a benchmark for evaluating candidates’ eligibility for immigration to Canada based on various factors such as age, education, work experience, and language proficiency. The significant reduction in the CRS score reflects IRCC’s recognition of the value that francophone candidates bring to Canada’s economy and society.

The tie-breaking rule for round #287 was established on January 18, 2024, at 09:15:46 UTC, ensuring fairness and transparency in the selection process. This rule prioritizes candidates who submitted their Express Entry profiles before the specified date and time, further streamlining the immigration process.

Express Entry Draws 2024

As of February 27, 2024, the Express Entry pool comprised a total of 211,487 profiles, indicating a robust interest among skilled individuals worldwide in immigrating to Canada through this streamlined pathway. Throughout the year, Canada has issued a total of 19,390 ITAs across nine Express Entry draws, highlighting the country’s continued commitment to attracting top talent from around the globe.

The success of round #287 underscores Canada’s dedication to building a diverse and inclusive society that values linguistic diversity and cultural enrichment. By welcoming skilled francophone candidates through the Express Entry system, Canada reaffirms its status as a global leader in immigration and integration initiatives.

Moving forward, IRCC remains steadfast in its efforts to promote linguistic diversity, foster economic growth, and strengthen Canada’s position on the world stage as a welcoming and inclusive nation for immigrants from all walks of life.

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