Express Entry candidates have the skills and experience necessary to contribute to Canada’s economy and job market more quickly than ever before. The first set of permanent residents under Express Entry, including Emma Hughes, Yaoyao (Anita) Zheng and Xin (Frank) Zhao are leading the way in Canada’s new approach to economic immigration which is a category of immigrants specifically selected for their skills and ability to contribute to Canada’s economy.
How does Express Entry Work?
Express Entry manages applications in the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSW), Federal Skilled Trades Program (FST), Canadian Experience Class (CEC) and a portion of the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP).
Someone interested in immigrating to Canada permanently under one these programs will create an online profile with information about themselves including their skills and experience. Candidates who meet the minimum criteria are placed into the pool and ranked by the Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) which looks at various factors, including language proficiency, education, skills and experience, among others.
Invitations to apply are then given to the highest ranked candidates in each invitation round. In 2015, CIC expects to have 15-25 invitation rounds.2015年，一共会进行15-25轮邀请。
What do we know about candidates in the Express Entry Pool?
The composition of the pool changes as candidates enter and exit on an ongoing basis. With more than 22,000 active people in the pool, candidates from around the globe are represented. Learn more about who immigrates to Canada by reading our Facts and Figures for 2013.目前EE池子里有超过22000名申请者
What do we know about the invitation rounds to date?
There have been six invitation rounds since January 31, 2015 with a total of 6,851 invitations to apply for permanent residence sent. The highest CRS score of these rounds was 886 which was in first round, and the lowest was 453 which was the most recent round on March 27th.从2015年1月31日至今，已发出6851份邀请。