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
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…

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26 September 2017 BC Launches PNP Technology Pilot Citizenship Act Changes I heard that OINP Corporate Stream is now accepting applications – How can I apply?

Recruiting Tech Immigrants to Canada - Evelyn Ackah - Immigration Lawyer

Calgary immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah believes Canada is a highly desirable destination for high-tech immigrants: Our quality of life and values in Canada are very appealing to skilled immigrants and entrepreneurs who want to move to Canada. Our cost of living, education system and healthcare are excellent. I look forward to working with skilled tech…

Will DACA Dreamers Move to Canada | Evelyn Ackah | Calgary Immigration Lawyer

Calgary immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah believes some DACA Dreamers may qualify to immigrate to Canada based on their education and work history: Many well-educated, talented and creative people want to move to our country to work or start a business that will improve our economy and create jobs. Adult Dreamers who want to immigrate to…

How to Immigrate to Canada as a Nanny - Evelyn Ackah - Immigration Lawyer

Many families in Canada need the help of in-home caregivers to provide childcare so that working parents can support their families, says immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah; and nanny wages are increasing. How to Immigrate to Canada as a Nanny To move to Canada as a childcare giver the applicant must fill out the application form for…

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31 August 2017 What New Service Is Coming For Employers and Job Seekers On The Job Bank? The Global Skills Strategy: What Is It All About?  Startup Visa Program Has Come To Stay!

Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah to Speak at Toronto International Film Festival

Immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah has been invited to present at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) Industry Conference Foundations programme on the subject of US/Canadian legal co-ventures and collaborative teams. The six-day conference, which runs September 8–13, will “incite provocative discussions and inspire innovative strategies for creative and business leadership.” The topic for Ms. Ackah’s presentation is Border Patrol with co-presenters Lorraine D’Alessio…

Evelyn Ackah | How the US RAISE ACT Impacts Canada

  President Trump proposed changes to cut US immigration on August 2, introducing The Reforming American Immigration for Strong Employment (RAISE) Act. Immigration reform was a key platform in Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and he pledged to put American workers first. President Trump introduced the bill saying “our low-skilled [immigration] system with a points-based system.” The proposed…

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…