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Express Entry

Unless chosen under a Provincial Nominee Program or by the Province of Quebec, ALL applicants for permanent residence must first create a “profile” and register through Immigration’s Express Entry system before they may apply for permanent residence under one of the listed programs.  Like the Federal Skilled Worker system, an applicant’s suitability is based on “points”.  How “points” are assessed under Express Entry are different than under the Federal Skilled Worker program.  Under Express Entry “points” are given based on:

  • Age;
  • Education;
  • Language skills in French or English;
  • Canadian work experience;

And to a lesser extent;

  • Whether an applicant has completed a degree or diploma  in Canada, and ;
  • Whether they have a Labour Market Impact Assessment.

At regular intervals, Immigration will reach into the pool of candidates who have filed “profiles” and will issue the people with the highest “point” scores an “Invitation to Apply” for permanent residence.  The minimum pass mark of those given “Invitations to Apply” floats up and down.

We have over 50 years of experience in representing clients from over 70 countries.  We have an excellent reputation at the Board, and are certified as Immigration Specialists by The Law Society of Upper Canada.  Our success is as a result of thorough preparation for each case

Lawyers

Robert W. Young Certified Immigration Specialist Robert W. Young offers a full range of Canadian immigration law services extending from company transfers to Immigration hearings.

905-527-7981

Howard P. Eisenberg Certified Immigration Specialist Howard P. Eisenberg has specialized in Immigration Law since 1989.

905-527-7981

Recent News

Immigration Law in Canada is constantly changing. Stay up to date with the most recent news pertaining to Citizenship and Immigration Canada laws and regulations.

Apr 16, 2019
More Proposed Changes to Refugee Claims

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Mar 1, 2019
Further Changes to Caregiver Programs

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Jan 15, 2019
Parent/Grandparent Sponsorship Program Finally Opens

 We have been getting teasers from Immigration for the last few months about the Parent/Grandparent Sponsorship Program. In the last few years th...

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