Canada Start-Up Visa for Entrepreneurs

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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

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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

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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 […]

Alberta Government Initiative Ban Hiring Foreign Workers in 29 High-Skilled Jobs

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The Employer Liaison Service announced on April 19 is a 2-year pilot program that identified 29 jobs that cannot be filled by foreign workers, and will direct employers to the new service. The program is being watched across Canada, and will be evaluated quarterly and adjusted as needed, with the potential to be expanded across Canada. […]

Bill C-23 Gives US Preclearance Officers More Authority in Canada

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Bill C-23 will give US Customs and Border Protection officers more authority over Canadian citizens traveling to the US. Immigration experts are concerned about the legal implications of Bill C-23 for the current 12 million Canadians who go through preclearance at 8 Canada airports. The bill was first negotiated between the governments of former prime minister […]

Crossing Borders Seamlessly: NAFTA Requirements for Working in the US

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NAFTA REQUIREMENTS FOR WORKING IN THE US: presented by Canada Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah, Founder and Managing Lawyer at Ackah Business Immigration Law with offices in Calgary, Vancouver and Montreal.  NAFTA REQUIREMENTS FOR WORKING IN THE US: presented by Canada Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah September 2016 from Evelyn L. Ackah  Crossing Borders Seamlessly Immigration rules […]