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2nd Express Entry Draw of 2018- Will the New Year bring happy Days yet Again for Applicants

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 16, Jan 2018

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The candidates are eagerly waiting for the 2nd draw of federal express entry system in 2018 after the successful opening of the first draw on January 10, 2018. The first draw itself has raised the expectation of the registered applicants in the express entry system, as it created new record for the first EE draw of the year.

First EE draw of 2018 raised expectations

The first express Entry draw of 2018 announced lowest ever qualifying marks for the opening draw of the year. The qualifying marks in the last EE draw were 446 CRS points or more, which in fact was lowest CRS score requirement from IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada) for the first draw of a the  year.

Hence, this certainly send a positive message to the tens of thousands of Canadian Permanent Residency (PR) aspirants registered in Federal Express Entry System.

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More reasons to feel positive about upcoming Express Entry draws

There are more reasons for the applicants to stay positive about upcoming draws of express entry. As per Canada’s Multiyear immigration plan 2018-2020, Canada is going to invite nearly one million immigrants by 2020. It means, we can see more and more immigrants being invited by Canadian government in years to come.

Last year also IRCC reduced the qualifying marks to a great extent to allow more and more immigrants to get Canada PR invitation through express entry system.

The IRCC (Immigration Refugees and Citizenship Canada) has also announced the increased immigration target for 2018, which is 310,000. The IRCC made significant enhancement in the annual immigration target compared to last year. Hence, applicants, registered in the express entry are really encouraged and motivated about their chances of obtaining Canada PR invitations this year.

Best Change to Get Canada PR in 2018

If you aspire to get Permanent Residency in Canada, year 2018 is the best time for you to obtain the same. With increased annual immigration target, and expectations with regards to drop in qualifying marks, it’s the great time to apply Canadian PR Visa via express entry or through alternate immigration programs.

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Rajneesh Kumar

Rajneesh Kumar is a well-known writer,blogger and content creator. His passion and expertise in writing content on Immigration, visa, political affairs, News, current affairs, etc. makes him one of the best professional writers around.

He has been creating the Immigration Content, i.e. Blogs, Articles, social media, videos, etc. for more than 5 years now.


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