The 122nd Express Entry draw was held on July 24th, 2019. 3,600 candidates belonging to the Express Entry will get invitations to apply and seek the Canadian permanent residence through it. It had a minimum CRS cut-off score of 459. No Program was specified for it. It also used the Tie-break mechanism with the date set at May 25th, 2019.
CRS Cut-Off Declines
This draw after issuing 3,600 invitations to apply to the Express Entry candidates was the largest in size in 2019. The minimum CRS score, for all eligible candidates, stood at 459, which shows a decrease of one point, from the previous draw.
3,600 Express Entry applicants are set to receive invitations to apply for Canada Permanent Residence in the 121st Federal Express Entry draw
that was held on 10th July 2019. The minimum cut-off CRS score for the draw was 460, which wsa in significantly lower than the preceding draw.
Based on The report of Express Entry 2018 the number of permanent residents admitted to Canada has increased continuously since it was launched in 2015. Currently Canada has a plan to welcome more one million newcomers by 2022. Thus the stakeholders expect that the figures of issuing the ITAs issued will increase in the coming months and achieve another record for the present year.
An analysis of the draws
An analysis of the draws shows that there were 3,350 invitations on 20th March and 3rd April, and the same numbers continued in the draws held on 17 April 2019, 1 May 2019, but in the draw held on 15 May 2019 there were 500 ITAs specifically for Federal Skilled Trades candidates. In the subsequent draws held on 29 May 2019, and on 12th as well as 26th June 2019, the same numbers of 3,350 invitations were issued. Now the trend has changed and there were 3600 invitations on 10th July and 24th July. There is a hope that the ITAs will have the same, or better figures in the subsequent draws in the remaining part of the year. The CRS of 459 will remain the same and help the candidates to reach their goals of acquiring the PR Status in the country.
The future ahead
Canadian authorities have issued 49000 ITAs in this year till today, and presently Canada has a motivated Express Entry immigration target for 2019. If this trend continues, 2019 will see a new record, for issuing the ITAs and the beneficiaries will get an opportunity to make a contribution for the growth and development of the economy in Canada.