Evelyn Ackah

About Evelyn Ackah

Evelyn Ackah is the Founder and Managing Lawyer at Ackah Business Immigration Law. She has been practicing law since 1999 and brings her passion and knowledge for immigration law to her corporate and individual clients from all over the world. Calgary • Toronto • Vancouver        Connect with Evelyn:        LinkedIn: evelynackah       Twitter: @AckahLaw       Facebook: AckahBusinessImmigrationLaw
Customs Updates for Canada Marijuana Growers | Evelyn Ackah | Ackah Business Immigration Law

US border patrol’s policy on cannabis and cross-border business and travel is a major concern for Canadians as legalization nears. Not only are Canadian marijuana users at risk, Canadian investors and workers in the US cannabis industry also face barriers to entering the United States. In response to the concern, the United States has released Customs updates for Canada marijuana…

Ackah Law Named Law Firm 500 Award Winner | Evelyn Ackah | Ackah Business Immigration Law

Ackah Business Immigration Law is excited to be named a 2018 Law Firm 500 Award Winner. Immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah, founder and managing partner of Ackah Law, said: It is an honor to be recognized as an entrepreneur and business owner in the legal industry. Opening a law office and knowing the lives of our clients depends on…

USMCA is Good for Cross-Border Business| Evelyn Ackah | Ackah Business Immigration Law

“The new deal with the US & Mexico means Canadian businesses will have more opportunities to grow – and that means more good, well-paying jobs for the middle class. More on how the #USMCA will benefit Canadian workers http://bit.ly/2Ov3nA9″ – Justin Trudeau Canada and US negotiators brokered a deal to replace NAFTA late September 30,…

Canada's AI Immigration Technology May Discriminate Against Immigrants | Evelyn Ackah | Ackah Business Immigration Law

Canada has two immigration AI (Artificial Intelligence) pilot projects that use artificial intelligence to sort through temporary resident visa applications from China and India. Experts say Canada’s AI immigration technology could lead to a break of human rights. New research by the University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab says AI (Artificial Intelligence) recently implemented by the Canadian government in pilot programs “could…

How to Move to Canada – A Guide For Americans Looking North – Free eBook | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer

Hello!    Thank you for your interest in our eBook, How to Move to Canada – A Guide For Americans Looking North. As an immigrant to Canada, as well as an immigration lawyer, I’m delighted that you are interested in learning more about moving to Canada. Canada is a beautiful country that values freedom and equality for all….

Updates to Canada Border Security and Crossing Regulations | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer

“Don’t risk getting denied entry to the United States and face a potential lifetime ban due to inaccurate information,” advises immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah. “If you have any questions about your eligibility to cross the border as Canada border security regulations constantly change, please consult an immigration lawyer to deal with potential problems and remove obstacles before you…

How Canada's New Marijuana Laws Impact Employees Who Travel Between Canada and the US | Evelyn Ackah | Ackah Business Immigration Law

HR Advisory: How Canada’s New Marijuana Laws Affect US and Canadian Cross-Border Business America and Canada have long enjoyed a friendly personal and business relationship. Many US and Canadian businesses conduct cross-border business and have employees who regularly or occasionally travel between the US and Canada for work or business. With Canada’s new marijuana laws impact employees who…

Prevent Being Permanently Banned From Entering The US: Canada’s New Marijuana Laws | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer

When Canada’s new marijuana laws that legalize cannabis use go into effect October 1, 2018, “U.S. customs and border agents are bracing for Canada’s legalization of recreational marijuana, saying they will continue to enforce federal law along the northern border,” according to Newsweek, and “Although medical and recreational marijuana may be legal in some U.S. States…

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August 29, 2018 “You can’t buy happiness, but you can live in Canada and that’s pretty much the same thing.” – ANONYMOUS Canadian Government ends the lottery system for Parental and Grandparental Sponsorship and increases number of applications accepted New method of calculating processing times for some permanent residence applications Do you want to live…

For Immediate Release  Source: Ackah Business Immigration Law  August 23, 2018 10:00 MT  Soaring Canada Temporary Resident Visa Refusal Rates Negatively Impacts Tourism and the Economy CALGARY, AB—  The rate at which Canada rejects Foreign Nationals applying for a Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) or Visitor Visa has increased to more than one-in-four in 2018, according to…