Canada Tech Companies Experiencing Increase in US Applicants | Calgary Immigration Lawyer

Canada tech companies have been actively recruiting tech immigrants to help build the Canadian economy and create jobs. ‘Recent changes to United States immigration policies have made Canada a very attractive option for high-tech immigrants. Many highly skilled and educated people who would have previously desired to move to Silicon Valley now see Canada as a desirable…

Canada Needs More Low-Skilled Immigrants Say Employers and Economists | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer

Canada’s merit-based immigration system favors highly skilled and educated immigrants who can help grow the local economy and create jobs. Meanwhile, Canadian employers say they are “struggling to fill positions for farmworkers, truck drivers and food service personnel. A new investigation by the Wall Street Journal says that Canada’s employers are facing an aging workforce and need more lower-skilled immigrants…

Canada's Attitude Toward Immigrants - New Research | Evelyn Ackah | Calgary Immigration Lawyer

Anti-bigotry and pro-immigration are Canadian norms, says a new study by the Environics Institute for Survey Research. Canada’s attitude toward immigrants has not changed significantly, a new study says most Canadians have a positive attitude toward immigrants. “Most immigrants are wonderful people who want to move to our country, find work and help strengthen and grow our…

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My name is Evelyn Ackah. I’m the Founder and Managing Partner of Ackah Business Immigration Law. We smooth the way to immigration to Canada and the United States. Our business immigration law firm is different from other law firms because we focus on the individual. Our clients become part of our family. We utilize technology as…

Canada Budgets $440 Million For Immigration | Evelyn Ackah | Ackah Business Immigration Law

On February 27 Canada announced over $440 million for immigration in the 2018 budget to support the government’s goal to welcome 1,000,000 new immigrants from 2018 – 2020. Skilled, educated immigrants are critical to Canada’s strategies to grow the economy and create new jobs. The immigration budget will be overseen by IRCC, and include: $31.8 million for gender equality…

How H-1B Visa Holders Can Move to Canada as a Provincial Nominee | Evelyn Ackah | Ackah Business Immigration Law

Canada Provincial Nominee Program Provinces and territories in Canada can nominate immigrants to move to Canada through the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). These immigrants must have the skills, education and work experience to contribute to the economy of that province or territory, and must want to live there. If you want to immigrate to Canada through…

WATCH Cross-Border Business Practical immigration and Tax Solutions | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer

Cross-Border Business Immigration Law WATCH the Video: Practical tax solutions to manage the immigration risks and tax compliance obligations for business travelers from Canada to the US. Presented by Evelyn Ackah, Immigration Lawyer, BA, LLB ( Alberta, Ontario), Founder and Managing Lawyer at Ackah Business Immigration Law, Canada; and Laura McLeman, CPA, CA, CPA (Illinois), of Citizen Abroad Tax…

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…

Canada Temporary Resident Visa | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer

Residents of certain countries to get a Canada temporary resident visa, or visitor visa,  if they plan to enter Canada as a temporary visitor, student or worker. A Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) is an official document issued by the Canadian government Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), but is not permission to work or study during a visit to Canada. Some temporary…

2018 is the right time to move to Canada, says immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah

Have you always wanted to move to Canada? 2018 is the right time for you to move to Canada!  Canada recently announced a multi-year immigration plan to admit nearly 1 million immigrants by 2020. The government’s plan focuses on the successful integration of new immigrants and includes admitting nearly 300,000 immigrants in 2018. Every year, thousands of people around…