The Minister of Citizenship and Immigration has given the Ministerial Instructions* Respecting Invitations to Apply for Permanent Residence under the Express Entry System on July 10, 2019. The number of invitations that were issued is 3600 that is a considerable increase compared to June 26 issue which was 3,350. The other positive fact is that the CRS score of lowest-ranked candidate invited has been dropped to 460 for their third consecutive issue. The ‘Tie-breaking rule’ of this issue is ‘June 11, 2019, at 00:27:18 UTC’; this rule determines the rank of all tied candidates based on the date and time that they submitted their profile.

*Section 10.3(1)(i) and (j) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act