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Canada should Increase Immigration Level as USA Close Doors for Refugees

US have closed its doors for refugees. The responsibility is now passed on to other nations and Canada to open their doors wider to welcome more refugees, as per various advocates.

The executive order passed by President Donald Trump puts a ban on seven Muslim dominated countries from coming to the United States of America. US has also refused to accept refugees for a period of 120 days.

Indefinite ban has been imposed by President Trump for accepting refugees from Syria. The number of refugees that will be accepted by US in the coming years has also been reduced to 50,000 from at least 110,000.

Largest yet Express Entry Draw Held on January 11, 2017

Ever since the Express Entry system was introduced for the first time, there has been a rise in the number of candidates that are being sent the Invitation to Apply (ITA). The number of invitations sent has crossed the 3,000 mark for the first time in the draw held on January 11.
A total of 3,334 candidates were sent the ITAs and the comprehensive ranking system (CRS) points had gone down to 459 – the lowest ever in the past one year.