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
Canada Working Holiday Visa | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer

International Experience Canada (IEC) is a program that allows young adults an opportunity to temporarily work in Canada, typically 12-24 months. 33 countries have an agreement with Canada for IEC temporary work permits for people 18 – 35 years old. Irish working holiday permits for young adults to work in Canada opened November 3, 2017. Ireland is one…

Visas for Filmmakers and Artists to Work in Canada | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer

Presented at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2017: BORDER PATROL by Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah, Ackah Business Immigration Law and Canadian Counsel for D’Alessio Law Group; with co-presenters Lorraine D’Alessio of D’Alessio Law Group and Elliott Anderson of Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA) How to Navigate a Successful 
Cross-Border Co-Venture: Visas & Beyond…

Canada Plans to Admit Nearly 1 Million Immigrants Over Next 3 Years | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer

Canada announced a multi-year immigration goal to admit nearly 1 million immigrants by 2020. The government’s plan focuses on the successful integration of new immigrants and includes admitting nearly 300,000 immigrants in 2018. Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen’s November 1, 2017, announcement said that by 2036 100% of Canada’s population growth will be as a result of immigration, versus currently at…

Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah Explains How Canada Express Entry Works

Canadian Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah Explains How Express Entry Works Express Entry requires expert knowledge of immigration law, and the submission of precise information. Leave it to the legal experts at Ackah Business Immigration Law to determine your eligibility. Once we have assessed your eligibility, we will create a profile for you and submit it…

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26 October 2017  WHAT IS THE COMPREHENSIVE ECONOMIC AND TRADE AGREEMENT – CETA? DO I QUALIFY FOR CANADIAN CITIZENSHIP STATUS? I AM 23 YEARS OLD, AM I STILL VIEWED AS A DEPENDENT FOR IMMIGRATION TO CANADA WITH MY FAMILY?

US Travel Ban Blocked | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer

Feature image courtesy of the Washington Post A United States federal judge has blocked President Trump’s 8 country travel ban limiting visitors to the US. The most recent ban was scheduled to go into effect in the early hours of Wednesday, October 18, barring travelers from Syria, Libya, Iran, Yemen, Chad, Somalia, North Korea and Venezuela. U.S. District Judge…

OINP PhD Student Stream Reopened | Evelyn Ackah

OINP reopened registration for the PhD graduate student stream beyond October 12 because they have not reached their annual application quota.The Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) gives qualified foreign nationals with specific education, skills and experience targeted by the province who are interested in Ontario immigration the opportunity to apply for Canadian permanent residence through an expedited…

MAPLE 2.0 Interns at Ackah Law

Ackah Law embraces the opportunity to participate in Canada’s MAPLE 2.0 immigrant interns mentorship program for recent immigrants to Canada: Mentorship in Action is a national program that brings together employers with internationally educated professionals (IEP’s) through mentorship placements. It creates employment opportunities for new immigrants and helps employers enhance their intercultural understanding. We work from an employer’s perspective by identifying the…

Bill C-6 of Canada's Citizenship Act Changes Effective October 11, 2017 | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer

Bill C-6 is an amendment to Canada’s Citizenship Act  that will benefit thousands of immigrants. The new law is more flexible and simplifies and streamlines the process for immigrants to become Canadian citizens and assures all Canadian citizens are treated equally. The following Citizenship Act changes come into effect on October 11 2017: Physical presence in Canada is required…

US Travel Ban Blocked | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer

The newest US travel ban was put in place by executive order a new travel ban on September 24, 2017. Chad, Venezuela and North Korea were added to this travel ban, the Sudan and Iraq were on previous versions of US President Trump’s travel ban and are removed from the new one. Canadian immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah emphasized…