Case Study Expedited Canadian Citizenship to Compete in the Kendo World Championships | Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah

Ackah Business Immigration Law obtained expedited Canadian Citizenship application processing so our client could participate in the Kendo World Championships as a member of Team Canada.  From South Korea to Representing Canada at the Kendo 2018 World Championships Our client is a South Korean citizen who came to Canada to study. He began doing Kendo…

Immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackahtold iPolitics said Canada should put a temporary pause to the Safe Third Country agreement and has a role to play in assuring the safety of all migrants seeking protection: “I’m not sure it should be a permanent change given the climate … and the outroar happening in the States,” she said. “Canada is…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Beginning July 31 Canada Will Use Biometrics to Make Canadians Safer | Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah

Beginning July 31. 2018, Canada will require biometrics including fingerprints and a photo for most Canadian immigration applications beginning July 31 for people from Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and on December 31, 2018, for applicants from Asia, Asia Pacific and the Americas. Biometrics are tools for the measurement of unique physical characteristics such as fingerprints…

Frequently Asked Questions About Canada Immigration | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer

I am Evelyn Ackah, founder and managing lawyer at Ackah Business Immigration Law. Our team at Ackah Law specializes in immigration law and helping clients move to Canada and the United States. Applying for immigration can be very overwhelming and confusing. We want to ensure your success, and save you time. We want to give you as…