Eligibility of H-1B Visa Holders to Move to Canada

2018-02-05
How H1-B Visa Holders Can Move to Canada | Evelyn Ackah | Ackah Business Immigration Law

Do you have a H-1B visa? Do you want to move to Canada?

Express Entry is Canada’s skilled-worker immigration application system, launched in January 2015, to attract high-skilled foreign workers and former international students who want to live in Canada permanently and whose in-demand skills are needed by employers across the country.

Canada Express Entry provides highly skilled H-1B visa holders an opportunity to immigrate to Canada. Canada’s Government has taken steps to fast-track Express Entry applications in less than 6 months. Express Entry is a point based system that evaluates applicants based on criteria including:

  • language ability – English and French
  • level of education
  • skilled work experience

Canada Express Entry System to Apply for Permanent Residency

Canadian employers are searching for high-skilled foreign workers who want to live and work in Canada, and help grow our economy. In November 2017, Canada announced a new 3-year immigration target of 1,000,000 new immigrants for 2018-2020, a nearly 20% increase in the number of candidates granted permanent residence. Many H1-B Visa workers in the United States are considering their options to move to other countries if their work permit is not renewed.

To help you have the best chance to be invited and selected to move to Canada, a Canadian immigration lawyer can help you avoid mistakes and guide you through the application process.

Ackah Business Immigration Law offers Express Entry – Permanent Residence Services:

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Evelyn Ackah is a US and Canada immigration law expert and founder and managing lawyer at Ackah Business Immigration Law. Business immigration law focuses on helping people move into new opportunities — both personally and professionally. Ackah Immigration Law helps you to navigate the complex maze of rules and regulations involved with Canadian, U.S. and international immigration law with confidence. Headquartered in Calgary and with offices in Vancouver and Toronto, Ackah Business Immigration Law provides legal immigration advice for people looking to move to Canada for work, education or personal reasons.

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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