Canada Working Holiday Visa | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer

International Experience Canada (IEC) is a program that allows young adults an opportunity to temporarily work in Canada, typically 12-24 months. 33 countries have an agreement with Canada for IEC temporary work permits for people 18 – 35 years old. Irish working holiday permits for young adults to work in Canada opened November 3, 2017. Ireland is one…

Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah Explains How Canada Express Entry Works

Canadian Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah Explains How Express Entry Works Express Entry requires expert knowledge of immigration law, and the submission of precise information. Leave it to the legal experts at Ackah Business Immigration Law to determine your eligibility. Once we have assessed your eligibility, we will create a profile for you and submit it…

MAPLE 2.0 Interns at Ackah Law

Ackah Law embraces the opportunity to participate in Canada’s MAPLE 2.0 immigrant interns mentorship program for recent immigrants to Canada: Mentorship in Action is a national program that brings together employers with internationally educated professionals (IEP’s) through mentorship placements. It creates employment opportunities for new immigrants and helps employers enhance their intercultural understanding. We work from an employer’s perspective by identifying the…

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…

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…

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…