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 […]

Ackah Law Immigration Compliance Audit Services

Evelyn Ackah | Calgary Immigration Lawyer | Ackah Law Immigration Compliance Audit Services

Ensure your organization complies with IRCC’s LMIA and LMIA exempt requirements Ackah Business Immigration Law can assist you to prepare for a Compliance Review/Inspection and ensure that your organization complies with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program (LMIA) and the International Mobility Program (LMIA exempt) requirements – before you receive a call […]

Report: Entrepreneur and Investor Immigration: Creating Jobs and Growth

Calgary Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah

Business Immigration Can Help Support Canada’s Economic Growth: Study Business and entrepreneur immigrants can help support Canada’s economic growth, according to a May 2017 report from The Conference Board of Canada: Entrepreneur and Investor Immigration: Creating Jobs and Growth, discussed at the Conference Board of Canada’s 3rd annual Canadian Immigration Summit in Ottawa on May 9-10, 2017, with the goal to help strengthen business […]

Canada Start-Up Visa for Entrepreneurs

Evelyn Ackah Calgary Immigration Lawyer

The Canadian government announced in October 2015 that Canada wants entrepreneurs! The Canada Start-Up Visa is the first of its kind in the world, linking immigrant entrepreneurs with experienced private sector organizations that have expertise in working with start-ups. What Is the Canada Start-Up Visa? Naturally, it is not as easy as proclaiming yourself an entrepreneur […]

Entering Canada With a Criminal Conviction

Immigration Lawyer - Evelyn Ackah

Can I enter Canada if I had a DUI in the US? Canada and the U.S. share information concerning national security and policing and if you have not had your American criminal record expunged, when you arrive at a Canadian POE, the officer examining you will have access to your criminal history, regardless of whether […]

Canadians Who Want to Work in the United States: Evelyn Ackah Presents to APEGBC

Evelyn Ackah Calgary Immigration Lawyer

Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah Presents to APEGBC Do You Want to Work in the United States But Aren’t Sure How to Get Started?  Under NAFTA law, certain professionals like engineers, geoscientists, and engineering technicians can often obtain “Trade NAFTA” (TN) Visas to work in the United States (US), once they receive an employment offer from […]