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Admissions Process: Immigration Targets

admissions process: Previously, immigration targets were set annually, according to Metro News. In 2017, Canada had aimed for 300,000 people by 2020, the Liberals want to take in 340,000. The Liberals last fall announced a move to a three-year planning cycle for admissions, seeking to inject more certainty into the immigration system by taking a longer view of the admissions process while heeding the call from numerous groups to allow more people in each year to spur economic and population growth. The increases over time are expected to cost about 440 million, Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen has said, as he promised the details of those funds would be outlined in the budget. The Liberals have not said how much it is costing to manage the unplanned increase in new arrivals namely, a surge of asylum seekers, some entering illegally from the U.S. and others filing claims at formal border crossings like airports. This additional funding will enable my department and its partners to process and screen more applications for permanent residency in a timely manner while we continue to provide high quality settlement and integration services to newcomers, Hussen said earlier this month. ( As reported in the news.