How Canada's New Marijuana Laws Impact Employees Who Travel Between Canada and the US | Evelyn Ackah | Ackah Business Immigration Law

HR Advisory: How Canada’s New Marijuana Laws Affect US and Canadian Cross-Border Business America and Canada have long enjoyed a friendly personal and business relationship. Many US and Canadian businesses conduct cross-border business and have employees who regularly or occasionally travel between the US and Canada for work or business. With Canada’s new marijuana laws impact employees who…

Prevent Being Permanently Banned From Entering The US: Canada’s New Marijuana Laws | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer

When Canada’s new marijuana laws that legalize cannabis use go into effect October 1, 2018, “U.S. customs and border agents are bracing for Canada’s legalization of recreational marijuana, saying they will continue to enforce federal law along the northern border,” according to Newsweek, and “Although medical and recreational marijuana may be legal in some U.S. States…

For Immediate Release  Source: Ackah Business Immigration Law  August 23, 2018 10:00 MT  Soaring Canada Temporary Resident Visa Refusal Rates Negatively Impacts Tourism and the Economy CALGARY, AB—  The rate at which Canada rejects Foreign Nationals applying for a Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) or Visitor Visa has increased to more than one-in-four in 2018, according to…

How American Citizens Can Move to Canada | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer

How American Citizens Can Move to Canada: A Guide for Americans Looking North September 12, 2018 12:00 noon EST / 10:00 am MT / 9:00 am PT Register Here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/f07d9235b86940a7cde7dc3c8da9331e    Our free webinar by immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah will be focused on giving American citizens options if you want to make Canada your home: •…

600,000 Denied Canada Temporary Visa in Past Year | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer

Nearly 600,000 people have been denied Canada Temporary Visa (TRV) in the past year. The Canadian government has denied visas to individuals who wanted to visit Canada for tourism, as a business visitor or even for school when they have been accepted, according to The Globe and Mail. Watch: Temporary Resident Visas Refused by Canada by…

Marijuana Legalization Causes Border Issues for Investors and Users | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer

Canada’s new marijuana legalization laws go into effect October 1, 2018. Immigration lawyers are warning Canadians who admit to consuming cannabis legally in Canada or marijuana investors could have problems at the border, which is under United States federal jurisdiction. While marijuana is legal in several states, in the US it is federally classified as…

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…