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Express Entry Program for Skilled Foreign Workers

Are you a foreign national and a skilled worker hoping to make Canada your new home?

The Express Entry program allows skilled workers to immigrate to Canada through an efficient, points-based system. However, navigating the complex immigration process can be overwhelming and confusing. That’s where an immigration lawyer at the Edmonton Law Office can help.

What is the Express Entry program?

The Express Entry program is a system that manages applications for skilled workers wishing to obtain permanent residency. The program was introduced in 2015 by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to streamline the immigration process and address labour shortages in specific industries.

To be eligible for the Express Entry program, you must first meet the specific requirements for one of the following immigration programs:

  • Federal Skilled Worker Program: a Canadian immigration program that allows skilled workers with certain qualifications and experience to immigrate to Canada as permanent residents through the Express Entry system.
  • Federal Skilled Trades Program: a Canadian immigration program designed to address labour shortages in specific skilled trades occupations in Canada.
  • Canadian Experience Class: a Canadian immigration program designed to help foreign workers and international graduates who have already gained Canadian work experience transition to permanent residence in Canada.

If you meet the requirements for one of these programs, you can create an online Express Entry profile. You will be assigned a score based on various factors, including your work experience, education, language skills, and other qualifications. The highest-scoring candidates will be invited to apply for permanent residence through regular draws from the Express Entry pool.

How an immigration lawyer can help

An immigration lawyer at Edmonton Law Office can help you navigate the Express Entry process and increase your chances of being invited to apply for permanent residence. Here are a few ways the best immigration lawyers can assist you:

  • Evaluating your eligibility: An immigration lawyer can help you determine if you meet the requirements for the Express Entry program and which immigration program is best suited to your skills and experience. Our immigration attorneys can also advise you on how to improve your eligibility, such as by taking specific language courses or gaining additional work experience.
  • Completing the application process: An immigration lawyer can help you gather the necessary documents and information for your Express Entry profile and application. They can also ensure that your application is complete and accurate, reducing the risk of delays or rejection.
  • Maximizing your points: An immigration lawyer can help you maximize your points under the Express Entry system by highlighting your strengths and qualifications. They can also advise you on how to improve your language skills, which can significantly increase your points.
  • Representing you in legal proceedings: If your application is denied or you face other legal issues related to your immigration status, an immigration lawyer can represent you in court and / or other forums and advocate on your behalf.

Why choose Edmonton Law Office?

Edmonton Law Office has a team of experienced immigration lawyers who are dedicated to helping immigrants all across the world achieve their dreams of living and working in Canada. Our lawyers have a deep understanding of the immigration process and are skilled at navigating the complex rules and regulations. We have a track record of successfully helping clients enter Canada through the Express Entry program and other immigration programs.

We also offer personalized services and are committed to helping our clients achieve their goals in a timely and cost-effective manner. If you are considering immigrating to Canada through the Express Entry program, we encourage you to contact us for a consultation. We would be happy to evaluate your case and provide you with the guidance and support you need to succeed.

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