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
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June 20 2018  “To those fleeing persecution, terror & war, Canadians will welcome you, regardless of your faith. Diversity is our strength.” – PRIME MINISTER JUSTIN TRUDEAU OF CANADA Ackah Law Expands to Include Canadian Refugee Law Artificial Intelligence and Immigration Faster processing of Study Permit applications for some international students under the Student Direct…

World Refugee Day | Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah

Today, more than 68 million people around the world are refugees or internally displaced as a result of conflict or persecution. That is equivalent to the population of the world’s 20th largest country. – António Guterres, Secretary-General, United Nations Calgary immigration and refugee lawyer Evelyn Ackah is committed to helping people cross borders seamlessly: We are…

Evelyn Ackah: 2018 Woman of Inspiration Nominee

Evelyn Ackah, founder and managing lawyer at Ackah Business Immigration Law, is excited and honored to be nominated as a 2018 Woman of Inspiration by Canadian Business Chicks. It is an honor to be recognized by colleagues and peers as having made a contribution to women in business. Opening a business and knowing the lives of…

Immigrants are thriving in Alberta, says new research | Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah

Calgary immigration and refugee lawyer Evelyn Ackah agrees with reports that immigrants are thriving in Alberta; saying that the Calgary and Edmonton are open and welcoming to newcomers, especially immigrants who can help build a stronger economy. There are so many opportunities for immigrants to work in Calgary and Edmonton and help grow our local…

Ackah Law to Provide Refugee Law Services | Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah

Ackah Business Immigration Law is pleased to announce that our law practice is expanding to include Canadian Refugee Law for individuals from both inside Canada and outside Canada. Immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah, founder and managing lawyer at Ackah Business Immigration Law is a longtime refugee advocate. Canada is a recognized world leader on our approach…

Immigrant Business Entrepreneurs Can Help Strengthen Canada's Economy | Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah

Immigrant entrepreneurs can help strengthen Canada’s economy and international trade according to a new report by the Conference Board of Canada. Business immigrants need additional support and resources in order to succeed, “immigrant entrepreneurs underperform compared with their Canadian-born counterparts”, according to the study. Immigrant entrepreneurs are ideal to help strengthen Canada’s international trade agenda…

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May 22 2018  “We asked for workers. We got people instead.” – MAX FRISCH Expansion of Canada’s Biometrics Program Changes to Canada’s Medical Inadmissibility Policies H-4 Dependent Spouses May No Longer Obtain Work Authorization Documents To Work Legally In the United States Under the Trump Administration

Meet Ackah Law Articling Student Heather Barber-Hardy | Ackah Business Immigration Law

Meet Ackah Law Articling Student Heather Barber-Hardy Heather Barber-Hardy attended law school at the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom where she achieved a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours). Upon returning to Canada, she completed a Masters of Law, Common Law degree from the University of British Columbia. During her time at UBC,…

Tech Conferences Announce Move to Canada From US | Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah

Several top tech conferences have announced they will move to Canada from the U.S. in 2018 and 2019 due to Trump administration policies, including Collision, Creative Commons and RightsCon. Canada has been actively recruiting top tech talent. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, “I have to say, I’m not completely surprised. Toronto is a key global tech hub and an example of…

Canada Border Crossing is Limiting Flagpoling by Residents | Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah

The Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) is limiting flagpoling land borders in Ontario and Quebec to only Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday to manage the high volume and long waits due to flagpoling at certain land borders on the weekends. Flagpoling is not illegal; the word flagpoling refers to making a U-turn at the border entry flagpole. Canadian resident flagpole to…