Another round of 3,600 Express Entry invitations were issued on July 24, matching the July 10 number.
The CRS score of the lowest candidate was 459 — one point lower than the previous draw —and the tie-breaking rule favoured applications submitted before May 25, 2019.
As of July 19, 2019, there was a total of 114,290 candidates in the Express Entry pool, with the majority scoring between 351 and 450 Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS) points.
Candidates are selected for Express Entry based on their online profiles, which are ranked using the CRS and given a score to represent their ability to succeed financially in Canada. The system identifies those who have the skills Canada needs and fast tracks their citizenship status.