Canada Start-Up Visa for Entrepreneurs

What Is Canada’s Start-Up Visa Program for Entrepreneurs? The Canada Start-Up Visa is the first of its kind in the world, linking immigrant entrepreneurs with experienced private sector organizations that have expertise in working with start-ups. The Canadian government announced in October 2015 that Canada wants entrepreneurs, and launched the Start-Up Visa program, which grants permanent residency…

Canada Passport - Contact Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah

Requirements to Become a Canadian Citizen To become a citizen of Canada, there are eligibility criteria that must be met in order to qualify. The requirements to become a Canadian citizen are set by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC), depend on your unique situation, and could be changed in the future. Meeting the Canadian citizenship eligibility…

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How Do I Apply For a Canada Work Permit? To apply for a work permit before coming to Canada you will need to go to the visa office in your country. You can apply from within the country but only if you meet specific guidelines. You can also apply as you enter Canada, but only if you…

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Effective October 24, 2017, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will increase the immigrant dependent age from 19 to 21. The age increase will provide significant benefits: immigrant dependents will be able to study and attend university in Canada there will be an increase in Canada educated graduates in the job pool more families will view Canada as…

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Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada has ended the requirement that sponsored spouses or partners of Canadian citizens and permanent residents were required to live with their sponsor for 2 years prior to receiving permanent resident status, effective April 28, 2017. Learn more here: Canada Abolishes 2 Year Rule for Spousal Sponsorship. Evelyn Ackah is one of Canada’s…

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Canada Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah discusses potential issues you may have entering or moving to Canada with a criminal conviction, and possible options to overcome potential inadmissibility.

Criminal Conviction: Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah: Immigration Lawyers protect your rights and prevent costly mistakes

Can I Enter Canada if I had a Criminal Conviction? Canada and the U.S. share information concerning national security and policing and if you have not had your American criminal record expunged, when you arrive at a Canadian POE, the officer examining you will have access to your criminal history, regardless of whether the offence…

Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah Speaks to APEGBC on NAFTA: Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC- APEGBC

Canada immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah, founder and managing lawyer at Ackah Business Immigration Law, will speak to Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (APEGBC) on NAFTA requirements for working in the US on September 27, 2017:

Alberta Bans Hiring Foreign Workers in 29 Job Categories

Alberta, Canada, has implemented a 2-year pilot program Employer Liaison Service that bans hiring foreign workers in 29 skilled job categories. Employers instead will be directed to a list of local workers in those job categories.

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Immigration experts are concerned about the legal implications of Bill C-23 for the current 12 million Canadians who go through preclearance at Canada airports. The bill was first negotiated between the governments of former prime minister Stephen Harper and former US president Barack Obama as part of the Beyond the Border agreement. Canadian federal government has pointed…