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IM-Zhang and

13 May 2024

This is despite the fact that this is precisely the kind of immigrant most likely to thrive. [...] However, only 15 percent of them in the general category, those with scores over 500, have the potential to be selected based on current draws. [...] The inconsistency and unpredictability of the CRS system create confusion for potential candidates navigating the system, especially those who rely on previous scores as a benchmark for application. [...] With no predictability, unsuccessful applicants lack clarity on the score needed for selection and the human capital investments required for improvement. [...] This uncertainty, combined with the limited spots available for stronger candidates at the higher end of the spectrum in the general pool, may prompt high-skilled applicants to explore opportunities in other countries.



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