Express Entry is changing once again. As of November 19, 2016 many foreign nationals are going to be shouting for joy while many others are going to be crying in despair. Listen in to this Episode to understand how these changes are going to drastically change the landscape for anyone seeking to immigrate to Canada as a skilled worker. Special thanks to Canadian immigration lawyer Tamara Mosher-Kuczer who joined me to demystify what is really going to be happening with Express Entry.
It is clear that international students and corporate executives are immediate winners with the recently announced changes to the Express Entry system. However, in this Episode of the Canadian Immigration Podcast, Tamara Mosher-Kuczer joins me to share even more insight on what people can expect with the changes to Express Entry that will become effective on November 19, 2016.
Tamara is an associate lawyer practicing with the law firm of Capelle Kane in Ottawa, Ontario. She is currently serving as the external relations coordinator for the Canadian Bar Association’s National Immigration Law Section.
Anyone seriously considering immigrating to Canada as a skilled worker, this Episode is for you.
In this episode, Tamara and I covered the following topics:
- New definition of offer of arranged employment and new categories of workers who can now benefit from having a qualified offer of arranged employment for the purposes of express entry
- No more 600 points for LMIA supported offer of arranged employed
- New point structure for offers of arranged employment depending on skill level
- New point structure for those with an eligible Canadian Educational Credential
- What these changes will mean in terms of the number of points required to be selected
- What these changes will mean for International Students and Post-Graduate Work Permit holders
- What these changes will mean for NAFTA Professionals, Intra-Company Transferees, and other foreign workers employed on certain LMIA exempt work permits
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Important Links Discussed in this Episode
- Capelle Kane Website: http://www.capellekane.com/
- Tamara’s E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Tamara’s Twitter Account: @
- Tamara’s Express Entry Blog: http://bit.ly/2g4rMeZ
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