Evelyn Ackah, Immigration Lawyer

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
www.ackahlaw.com

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 […]

New Airport Security Requirements for Travelers to the US

Calgary immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah explains New Airport Security Requirements for Travelers to the US

Air Canada and WestJet have issued alerts to their customers about the new airport security regulations implemented July 19 by US Homeland Security, and are advising passengers traveling to the United States to arrive at airports at least two hours prior to scheduled departures. Calgary immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah flew from Calgary to Florida after […]

Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act: New Court Ruling

Evelyn Ackah | Calgary Immigration Lawyer | Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act - New Court Ruling

Federal Court Voids Canadian Citizenship Revocation On July 12, 2017, the Federal Court voided the revocation of 312 Canadian citizens who lost their citizenship without a hearing and without consideration of individual circumstances under the Harper era changes. The court ruled that while becoming a Canadian citizen is a privilege, once citizenship is granted the individual is […]