US 8 Country Travel Ban Blocked by Federal Court

US 8 Country Travel Ban Blocked | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Law

Feature image courtesy of the Washington Post A United States federal judge has blocked President Trump’s 8 country travel ban limiting visitors to the US. The most recent ban was scheduled to go into effect in the early hours of Wednesday, October 18, barring travelers from Syria, Libya, Iran, Yemen, Chad, Somalia, North Korea and Venezuela. U.S. District Judge […]

OINP PhD Graduate Student Stream Extended

OINP | PhD Graduate Stream | Evelyn Ackah

OINP has extended registration for the PhD student stream beyond October 12 because they have not reached their annual application quota.The Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) gives qualified foreign nationals with specific education, skills and experience targeted by the province who are interested in Ontario immigration the opportunity to apply for Canadian permanent residence through an expedited process. There are two ways […]

Why Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah Welcomes MAPLE 2.0 Interns

Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah Welcomes MAPLE 2.0 Immigrant Interns

  Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah, managing lawyer and founder of Ackah Business Immigration Law, embraces the opportunity to participate in Canada’s MAPLE 2.0 interns: a mentorship program for recent immigrants to Canada: Mentorship in Action is a national program that brings together employers with internationally educated professionals (IEP’s) through mentorship placements. It creates employment opportunities for new immigrants and helps employers enhance […]

New Rules for Canadian Citizenship Start Oct 11

Bill C-6 Citizenship Act Changes Effective October 11, 2017 - Evelyn Ackah - Immigration Lawyer

Bill C-6 is an amendment to Canada’s Citizenship Act that will benefit thousands of immigrants. The new law is more flexible and simplifies and streamlines the process for immigrants to become Canadian citizens and assures all Canadian citizens are treated equally. Immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah explains, “The changes passed in Bill C-6 returns the Canadian Citizenship law back to […]

3 Countries Added to New US Travel Ban

US 8 Country Travel Ban Blocked | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Law

The newest US travel ban was put in place by executive order a new travel ban on September 24, 2017. Chad, Venezuela and North Korea were added to this travel ban, the Sudan and Iraq were on previous versions of US President Trump’s travel ban and are removed from the new one. Canadian immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah […]