Canada Express Entry Changes Effective June 6, 2017

4 April 2017

Contact Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah at Ackah Business Immigration Law


Effective June 6, Express Entry Canada will award additional CRS points to candidates who meet the following qualifications:

  • strong French language skills - 15 points
  • strong English language skills in addition to strong French language skills - 15 points
  • candidates with siblings in Canada - 15 points 

French-speaking newcomers contribute to the growth, vitality and prosperity of Francophone minority communities across Canada.

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Also effective June 6, registration with Job Bank will become voluntary; registration is currently required. For more information, read the article here.

Express Entry is Canada's skilled-worker immigration application system, launched in January 2015, to attract high-skilled foreign workers and former international students who want to live in Canada permanently and whose in-demand skills are needed by employers across the country. 

Ackah Business Immigration Law offers Express Entry - Permanent Residence Services.

Contact Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah 
at Ackah Business Immigration Law:

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