benefits of using an immigration lawyer

Immigration applications can be refused due to minor oversights and omissions that can delay or negatively impact your business or your family reunifications plans. By not using a lawyer you can be putting your business and your family at risk. You would not need an immigration lawyer to hep you prepare a complete and accurate…

Immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah talks to Alberta@Noon about what cross border issues and what Canadians travelling to the US should be aware of.

After Canada Girl Guides announced they will no longer authorize travel to the US, Alberta@Noon spoke to Calgary immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah about current cross-border issues and asked her expert advice on what Canadians need to know if planning travel to the United States. Watch: Immigration Expert Evelyn Ackah talks to Alberta@Noon on Facebook LIVE…

Evelyn Ackah, Immigration Lawyer: Ackah Business Immigration Law - Crossing Borders Seamlessly

Radio-Canada commissioned a survey to determine Canadian’s attitudes to immigrants. 3/4 of Respondents Want Immigrants Tested for Canadian Values Contact Evelyn Ackah, Founder and Managing Lawyer Ackah Business Immigration Law  1 (800) 932‑1190

What Canadians Need to Know When Crossing US Borders

Immigration lawyers advise that Canadians planning to travel to the US should understand their rights and be prepared to show they are not staying in the United States. What Canadians Need to Know When Crossing US Borders   Contact Evelyn Ackah, Founder and Managing Lawyer Ackah Business Immigration Law  1 (800) 932‑1190

Evelyn Ackah Founder Ackah Immigration Law

Calgary immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah spoke to CBC Radio about how the government vets immigrants and refugees. Evelyn Ackah is the Managing Lawyer and Founder of Ackah Business Immigration Law, one of the top business immigration law practices in Canada. Calgary Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah Explains How the Government Vets Immigrants and Refugees   Contact…

The Economic Class programs are no longer ‘first come first serve.’  CIC has created a new process, ‘Express Entry’, to manage the applications for Federal Skilled Worker Class, Canadian Experience Class and the Federal Skilled Trades Class. Express Entry is a fairly complex points system which ranks qualified candidates from the above three programs. There…

If you provide an email address in your application form, you are allowing CIC to communicate with you by email. Generally speaking email is a great thing for any immigration application.  Email is instant, and letters from CIC can take days to weeks depending on which country you are in. However, what happens if an…

If you are facing removal from Canada, all is not lost.  CIC will likely notify you about a process where you can remain in Canada. PRRA (or Pre-Removal Risk Assessment) is a process available to those facing removal from Canada.  Don’t know if you qualify?  If you do qualify you’ll receive a notification letter –…

Thousands of foreign students enter Canada every year to study at one of hundreds of colleges or universities. It’s a smart move.  Not only do you get to experience Canadian culture, but it can set you up for a post-graduation work visa, and eventually permanent residence in Canada. Even if permanent residence is not your…

Have you applied to Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) and been refused?  Did you think the decision was unfair? CIC Officers are bound by the rules and regulations laid out by the Canadian government.  They are following written procedures, including fairness guidelines.  When it comes to appealing a decision made by a CIC Officer, visa…