TR2PR International Graduate stream for English-speakers has reached its limit in 25 hours
On May 7, 2021, at 1:01 PM Eastern Standard Time, Canada’s new International Graduate stream for English speakers reached its cap of 40,000 applications. The International Graduate stream and two other streams for essential workers, as well as three streams for French-speaking candidates, were launched on May 6, at 12:00 PM EST. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) plans to admit 90,000 individuals through the English streams. As of May 10, 1:30 AM EST the number of applications for other streams is 1,062 applications out of 20,000 slots for healthcare workers and 6,994 applications out of 30,000 slots for essential non-healthcare workers. As for the French streams, IRCC accepted 11 healthcare worker applications, 281 other essential worker applications, and 96 international graduate applications.