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 Start-Up Visa for Entrepreneurs - Evelyn Ackah Calgary Immigration Lawyer

Ahmed Hussen, the Federal Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, announced Canada’s Start-up visa program will become permanent in 2018 after completing a 5 year pilot program. Calgary immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah is pleased to see the Start-up Visa Program will become permanent: Many talented, creative people want to move to our country and start a business…

Enhanced Screening on Flights to US: Why Flying to the US May Take Longer | Calgary Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah

Travelers flying to the US will need to allocate extra time for airport security screening, effective July 19. Canadian airlines Air Canada and WestJet have issued alerts to their customers advising them of the new security regulations, and recommending passengers arrive at airports at least two hours prior to scheduled departures. US Homeland Security implemented…

Evelyn Ackah | Canadian citizenship revocation | Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act - New Court Ruling

Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act: New Court Ruling On July 12, 2017, the Federal Court voided the revocation of 312 Canadian citizens who lost their citizenship without a hearing and without consideration of individual circumstances under the Harper era changes. The court ruled that while becoming a Canadian citizen is a privilege, once citizenship is granted the individual…

Evelyn Ackah, Immigration Lawyer | Discover Canada- How to Prepare for the Canada Citizenship Test Checklist

Canadian Citizenship Applications The requirements to become a Canadian citizen are outlined by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). If you are between 14 and 64 years of age when you apply for citizenship, you must take the citizenship test. All the test questions are based on what’s in the Discover Canada guide. Applicants must study…

Evelyn Ackah Founder Ackah Immigration Law

Immigration Canada (IRCC) is using incomplete and incorrect medical inadmissibility data when denying hundreds of immigration applications each year, says a new report by Global News. Part of Canada’s immigration act tries to ensure immigration applicants to Canada do not cause “excessive demand” on publicly funded health and social service programs. According to the report: In 2017, Immigration…

Ackah Law Immigration Compliance Audit Services

If you are selected for a Compliance Review, are you prepared? Ackah Business Immigration Law can assist you to prepare for a Compliance Review/Inspection and ensure that your organization complies with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program (LMIA) and the International Mobility Program (LMIA exempt) requirements – before you receive a call from the government…

Contact Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah at Ackah Business Immigration Law- contact@ackahlaw.com

Before you can work in Canada, you must apply for a Canadian work permit with the office of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC). Work permits (also known as work visas) are required for foreign nationals who want to work during their time in Canada. These are issued by IRCC and give authorization for someone to…

Canada Passport - Contact Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah

A Canadian is a Canadian is a Canadian ~ Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Effective June 19, 2017, Canada’s Bill C-6 has received Royal Assent and is now law. Bill C-6 is an amendment to Canada’s Citizenship Act that will benefit thousands of immigrants in Canada. The new law simplifies and streamlines the process for immigrants to become Canadian citizens and assures…

Evelyn Ackah, Immigration Lawyer: Documents needed to move to Canada

Basic Documents Required to Move to Canada Before you can move to Canada, you must apply for permanent Canadian residency with the office of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. To enter Canada as either a visitor or to move to Canada temporarily or permanent, IRCC requires certain documents to cross the border, or you will not…

Evelyn Ackah Calgary Immigration Lawyer explains The Global Talent Stream: Fast-Tracking the Temporary Foreign Worker Program

The Global Talent Stream launched June 12, 2017 by  Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), which promises a 2-week fast-track for qualified applicants to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. The Global Talent Stream is key to the IRCC Global Skills Strategy which promotes global investment in Canada to support the Government of Canada’s Innovation Agenda which offers:…