Customs Updates for Canada Marijuana Growers | Evelyn Ackah | Ackah Business Immigration Law

US border patrol’s policy on cannabis and cross-border business and travel is a major concern for Canadians as legalization nears. Not only are Canadian marijuana users at risk, Canadian investors and workers in the US cannabis industry also face barriers to entering the United States. In response to the concern, the United States has released Customs updates for Canada marijuana…

USMCA is Good for Cross-Border Business| Evelyn Ackah | Ackah Business Immigration Law

“The new deal with the US & Mexico means Canadian businesses will have more opportunities to grow – and that means more good, well-paying jobs for the middle class. More on how the #USMCA will benefit Canadian workers http://bit.ly/2Ov3nA9″ – Justin Trudeau Canada and US negotiators brokered a deal to replace NAFTA late September 30,…

Canada's AI Immigration Technology May Discriminate Against Immigrants | Evelyn Ackah | Ackah Business Immigration Law

Canada has two immigration AI (Artificial Intelligence) pilot projects that use artificial intelligence to sort through temporary resident visa applications from China and India. Experts say Canada’s AI immigration technology could lead to a break of human rights. New research by the University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab says AI (Artificial Intelligence) recently implemented by the Canadian government in pilot programs “could…

How to Move to Canada – A Guide For Americans Looking North – Free eBook | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer

Hello!    Thank you for your interest in our eBook, How to Move to Canada – A Guide For Americans Looking North. As an immigrant to Canada, as well as an immigration lawyer, I’m delighted that you are interested in learning more about moving to Canada. Canada is a beautiful country that values freedom and equality for all….

Updates to Canada Border Security and Crossing Regulations | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer

“Don’t risk getting denied entry to the United States and face a potential lifetime ban due to inaccurate information,” advises immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah. “If you have any questions about your eligibility to cross the border as Canada border security regulations constantly change, please consult an immigration lawyer to deal with potential problems and remove obstacles before you…

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…