A Memorandum to the Deputy Minister clarified that Express Entry draws should be postponed until at least the summer or the time when a six-month processing standard is met. This will allow Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to focus on diminishing the current backlog. In addition, this will also ensure that when the new invitation rounds start again, new applications can be processed within the service standard. All-program invitation rounds are expected to be resumed in July – September 202