Canadian immigration news in brief April 13-20, 2020

A summary of the latest news in Canadian immigration.

The latest Express Entry draw has the lowest CRS score of 2020. On April 16, invitations were issued to Canadian Experience Class (CEC) candidates with scores as low as 455. Find out more.

Canada invited provincial nominees in the Express Entry draw on April 15. Find out more.

British Columbia invited 271 immigration candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence on April 16. Find out more.

Canadians can still sponsor common law partners for permanent residence. Find out more.

Canada and the U.S. agree to keep the border closed until May 20. Find out more.

More quarantine rules have been added for incoming travellers. Travellers must now wear a mask and have a suitable place to stay during their mandatory quarantine period. Find out more.

Canada is sending the right immigration signals to the world. Find out more.

After coronavirus: immigrants will be key to Canada’s economic recovery. Find out more.

Canada is still processing visas, eTA, study and immigration applications amid special measures taken to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Find out more.

Canada has allocated $50 million for temporary foreign workers coming from abroad to complete their 14-day self isolation period. Find out more.

The Canadian government has made sweeping changes, beginning in March, affecting travel and immigration services during the coronavirus pandemic. Here is an overview of major developments since. Find out more.

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