Canada Express Entry ended the first half of 2020 having issued the second-most Invitations to Apply on record, despite the country being in the effect of the coronavirus crisis.
The first six months of the year 2020, 49,900 Invitations to Apply (ITA) issued.
It means that, despite the Canada-U.S. border closure and the restriction on foreign national travelers, it has not stopped Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) from issuing ITAs in huge numbers for inside Canada Experience Class.
What is the Express Entry?
Express Entry is an immigration system implemented by Canadian immigration authorities (IRCC) on January 1, 2015, which manages skilled worker applications under Federal Economic programs. This includes the Federal Skilled Worker Program, the Federal Skilled Trades Program the Canada Experience Class, and parts of the Provincial Nomination Programs.