Canada to Accept 1 Million New Immigrants in 3 Years

Posted on September 22, 2018

Canada to Accept 1 Million New Immigrants in 3 Years

For the next 3 years, the Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) released Canada immigration level targets. As per the plan, Canada would accept nearing to 1 million new immigrants before 2020.

Ahmed Hussen, minister for Canada Immigration stated the new normal would 300,000 it’s an overall immigration target for the year 2016 and 2017.

IRCC has made an announcement that for the year 2018, the target would be increased to 310,000 for all new immigrants to maple leaf nation.

For 2019, the target is expected to further increase to 330,000 and for 2020 it would be 340,000, hence nearing to 1 million new migrants would be entering the nation in these 3 years (2018 to 2020).

What is Stored for 2018?

The targets for the year 2018 would be similar to the one set in 2017, but there exists a difference, large number of newcomers would be arriving through federal economic streams managed through Express Entry(EE).The IRCC plans to accept more number of Canada PNP candidates in the year 2018 when compared to 2017.

In the year, 2018 this nation also desire to welcome more number of newcomers through family sponsorship streams. During the previous year, the sponsorship for parents as well as grandparents was restructured to a lottery system, doubled from 10,000 to 20,000. This year, another 21,000 parents and grandparents would be ready to join their families in Canada.

Multi-Year Targets -2018 to 2020

First  time the IRCC has released a multi-year immigration plan.  By November every year, the planned targets for the year 2019 as well as 2020 would be confirmed;, these may be subject to change. The multi -year plan offers a good indication as to the direction that IRCC intends to head in.

Immigration Category 2018 target 2019 target  2020 target
Economic 177,500 191,600 195,800
Family  86,000  88,500   91,000
Refugees and Protected individuals  43,000  45,650  48,700
Humanitarian and other    3,500   4,250    4,500
Total                  310,000              330,000                    340,000

Over the next 3 years, each category is expected to increase and higher growth is for Federal Economical and Provincial Nominee Program Categories. These categories are presently managed by Express Entry.

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