US RAISE Act Cuts Immigration: How It Impacts Canada

Evelyn Ackah - Calgary Immigration Lawyer - US RAISE Act Proposes Immigration Cuts- How This Impacts Canada

The Reforming American Immigration for Strong Employment (RAISE) Act to cut US immigration was proposed by President Trump to replace “our low-skilled [immigration] system with a points-based system.” The bill would change the US system for granting legal residency, or green cards, by giving priority to high-skilled, English-speaking immigrants. Immigration reform was a key platform in Trump’s 2016 presidential […]

Start-up Visa Pilot Program Becomes Permanent in 2018

Canada Start-Up Visa for Entrepreneurs - Evelyn Ackah Calgary Immigration Lawyer

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada has completed a 5-year evaluation of the Start-up Visa Pilot Program to help immigrants become entrepreneurs and citizens, and announced the visa program will become permanent in 2018. Calgary immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah is pleased to see the Start-up Visa Program will become permanent: Many talented, creative people want to move to […]