Canadian immigration news in brief April 21-24, 2020

A summary of the latest news in Canadian immigration.

Invitations to apply for a provincial nomination have been issued to 132 candidates in Manitoba’s Expression of Interest pool, including seven Express Entry candidates. Find out more.

British Columbia has issued 91 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination in a draw that took place this week. Find out more.

President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order that took effect on Thursday, April 23. The Executive Order suspended the processing of permanent resident applications made by those who are outside of the United States for 60 days. Find out more.

Two Alberta draws have taken place so far in April, inviting a total of 320 Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination for permanent residence. Find out more.

International students in Canada will now be allowed to work full time if they are employed in an essential service. Find out more.

In the weeks since Canada announced travel restrictions in response to the coronavirus crisis, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has increased the frequency of Express Entry draws. Find out more.

Nigerian immigration to Canada has tripled in recent years and is poised for further increases post coronavirus. Find out more.

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