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Infographic: Express Entry after 100 rounds of invitations

Canada Express Entry Infographic


Canada’s flagship system for economic immigration

100th round of invitations issued to apply for permanent residency

80% of Express Entry applications are processed in 6 months or less

170,000 newcomers welcomed to Canada

2015 2016 2017 2018 (as of July 31)
# of newcomers
(including family members)
9,800 33,415 65,420 61,710

Express Entry attracts high skilled workers that drive innovation and economic growth in Canada.

Speaking notes for Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship at a News Conference to announce changes to the Parents and Grandparents Program

I’d like to begin by acknowledging that we are gathered on the traditional territories of the Musqueam, Tsleil-Waututh and the Squamish Nations. And I’d also like to thank my colleagues, of course, Sukh Dhaliwal, Ken Hardie, Dan Ruimy and Randeep Sarai for joining me this morning for this really important announcement.

More Families to Reunite in Canada

To help reunite even more parents and grandparents with their families in Canada, today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced that the Government of Canada will accept up to 20 000 applications for the sponsorship of parents and grandparents, in 2019. This is 4 times the number of applications accepted when the program reopened in 2014, when the cap was set at 5000 applications.