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Canada Express Entry Changes Effective June 6, 2017

Blog posted on by Evelyn Ackah in Permanent Residence and Express Entry Permanent

Canada Express Entry Changes Effective June 6, 2017

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.


Evelyn Ackah

Founder/Managing Lawyer

Ms. Ackah is passionate about immigration law because it focuses on people and relationships, which are at the core of her personal values. Starting her legal career as a corporate/commercial ...

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I reached out to Ackah | Business Immigration Law when our company needed assistance for our business visa needs. The whole team is effective and efficient, the communication I received was extremely helpful in ensuring we had the right information for our employees travelling outside of Canada.

Evelyn Ackah walked me through the full process to ensure we were successful in our cross-border needs and her team was open and resourceful for all questions that arose. I received documents which outlined the information required to build our visa documentation. Once all documentation was gathered Evelyn and her team engaged with my team to ensure those who were travelling were fully prepared; in addition, Ackah Business Immigration Law also ensured a member of their team was on call for dates of travel, this assisted in my team knowing they had someone to turn to if needed during the procedure.

I would recommend Ackah Law to all businesses for their immigration needs and will continue to reach out when needed.

– F. Martens, Gryphon Oilfield Solutions

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