Canadian Residents Hit With New US Taxes – Again!

New US Taxes Hit Canadian Citizens AGAIN - Double Taxation? | Evelyn Ackah | Ackah Business Immigration Law

Proposed new US taxes and regulations by U.S. Treasury Department may violate a Canada-U.S. tax treaty that is supposed to prevent double taxation, say experts. In December 2017 President Trump signed a sweeping retroactive tax reform bill into law which included the Transition Tax, also known as the Repatriation Tax. According to a new report by the CBC, “Many Canadian […]

#SaveTheDate Free Webinar: How Americans Can Move to Canada

Free webinar on how American citizens can move to Canada by immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah: How to Move to Canada: A Guide for Americans Looking North

How Americans 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 People Who Wanted to visit Canada for Tourism, Business or Study Denied Visas

Denied Visas: 600,000 People Who Wanted to visit Canada for Tourism, Business or Study Denied Visas | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer

The Canadian government has denied visas – Temporary Resident Visas (TRV) – to nearly 600,000 people in the last year 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 Evelyn Ackah, […]

July 2018 Ackah Law Newsletter

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July 27 2018 “The immigration issue is, I recognize, one that generates a lot of passion, but it does not make sense for us to want to push talent out.” – Barack Obama Changes to the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program are now in effect Soaring Temporary Resident Visa refusal rates The Saskatchewan International Skilled Worker […]

Highly-Skilled Foreign Workers Face New Hurdles Applying For a US Work Visa

Highly-Skilled Foreign Workers Face New Hurdles Applying For a US Work Visa | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer.

Highly-skilled foreign workers will have new hurdles applying for a US work visa or an extension, and will have a more difficult time when a new U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services policy goes into effect September 11, 2018. According to Bloomberg,  agents will be able to deny applications deemed incomplete or containing errors, without first asking applicants […]

Canadian Marijuana Investors or Legal Users Can Be Denied Entry at US Border

Legalization in Canada Causes Issues for Marijuana Investors at the US Border | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer

As other countries become aware of Canada’s new pot laws that go into effect October 1, 2018, immigration lawyers are warning Canadians who admit to consuming marijuana legally in Canada or marijuana investors could have problems at the border, which is under United States federal jurisdiction. While marijuana is legal in several states, in the […]