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
How H1-B Visa Holders Can Move to Canada | Evelyn Ackah | Ackah Business Immigration Law

Do you have a H-1B visa? Do you want to move to Canada? Express Entry is Canada’s skilled-worker immigration application system, launched in January 2015, to attract high-skilled foreign workers and former international students who want to live in Canada permanently and whose in-demand skills are needed by employers across the country. Canada Express Entry provides highly skilled H-1B…

Ackah Law Voted Top Immigration Law Firm in Calgary | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer

Ackah Business Immigration Law is proud to announce that we have been voted the top Immigration Law firm 2018 in the Calgary Region by the B2B Top Choice Awards. Thank you for your vote and support of Ackah Business Immigration Law. Business immigration law is about people. At Ackah Business Immigration Law, our greatest strength lies in…

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18 January 2018  Cross-Border Business: Immigration and Tax Issues When Traveling to the US for Business: Webinar  When will the Parents and Grandparents Program reopen to new application Am I exempted from paying the $1000 Labour Market Impact Assessment processing fee? In Canada Spousal Sponsorship Applicants still eligible for Open Work Permits until January 31,…

Cross-Border Business: Practical Immigration and Tax Solutions free Webinar | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer

Cross-Border Business Travel This one hour seminar will discuss the immigration and tax issues involved when traveling to the United States for business and will provide practical solutions to manage the immigration risks and tax compliance obligations for business travelers. Date:  Tuesday, Jan 30, 2018 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM MST Registration:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7631835940757097217 Webinar ID: 962-448-203  Space is…

Ackah Law Team

Oana, Ginette, Evelyn, Heather, Grace, Jodee, Miriam  Ackah Business Immigration Law is a boutique corporate immigration law firm based in Calgary, Alberta with offices in Toronto and Vancouver. We work with clients all over the world. Our team is here to help your business and its people cross borders seamlessly. Recruiting and relocating international workers to Canada and the…

Canada Temporary Resident Visa | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer

Residents of certain countries to get a Canada temporary resident visa, or visitor visa,  if they plan to enter Canada as a temporary visitor, student or worker. A Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) is an official document issued by the Canadian government Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), but is not permission to work or study during a visit to Canada. Some temporary…

2018 is the right time to move to Canada, says immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah

Have you always wanted to move to Canada? 2018 is the right time for you to move to Canada!  Canada recently announced a multi-year immigration plan 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. Every year, thousands of people around…

2018 is a good time for Canadians who want to move to the US, says immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah

Have you always wanted to move to the United States? 2018 is a good time for Canadians who want to move to the US!  Thousands of people move to the United States every year to live, work, go to school or visit family. US immigration laws are complex and are constantly changing. Before you make your travel plans from Canada to…

Canada tech could get boost if US rescinds work permits for spouses of H-1B visa holders | Immigration expert Evelyn Ackah, founder and managing lawyer at Ackah Business Immigration Law

The United States’ efforts to tighten immigration rules at all levels including H-1B visas for technical workers has increased Canada’s attractiveness as a destination for tech firms and tech workers. With a recent presidential order to Buy American and Hire American, high legal fees, far more applicants than available spots and a process that takes months highly trained foreign workers are…

It's Time to Change the Bureaucratic Maze | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer

Canada immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah told CTV News she has seen life-altering application mistakes happen time and again, and that it’s time to change the bureaucratic maze. A Newfoundland woman said an error in paperwork prevents her family from immigrating to Canada and cost her thousands of dollars. Her family initially applied to immigrate in 2009, and a misunderstanding…