Happy International Women’s Day

International Womens Day | Evelyn Ackah | Ackah Business Immigration Law

March 8 is International Women’s Day. This year’s theme is how will you #PressForProgress? Now, more than ever, there’s a strong call-to-action to press forward and progress gender parity. There’s a strong call to #PressforProgress motivating and uniting friends, colleagues and whole communities to think, act and be gender inclusive. Ackah Business Immigration Law was founded in […]

Canada Budgets Over $440 Million For Immigration

Canada 2018 Budget Funds $440 Million For Immigration | Evelyn Ackah | Ackah Business Immigration Law

On February 27 Canada announced over $440 million for immigration in the 2018 budget to support the government’s goal to welcome 1,000,000 new immigrants from 2018 – 2020. Skilled, educated immigrants are critical to Canada’s strategies to grow the economy and create new jobs. The immigration budget will be overseen by IRCC, and include: $31.8 million for gender equality […]

How H-1B Visa Holders Can Move to Canada as a Provincial Nominee

How H-1B Visa Holders Can Move to Canada as a Provincial Nominee | Evelyn Ackah | Ackah Business Immigration Law

Canada Provincial Nominee Program Provinces and territories in Canada can nominate immigrants to move to Canada through the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). These immigrants must have the skills, education and work experience to contribute to the economy of that province or territory, and must want to live there. If you want to immigrate to Canada through […]

(WATCH) Immigration and Tax Solutions for Canadians Traveling to the US on Business

WATCH Cross-Border Business Practical immigration and Tax Solutions | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer

Cross-Border Business Immigration Law WATCH the Video: Practical tax solutions to manage the immigration risks and tax compliance obligations for business travelers from Canada to the US. Presented by Evelyn Ackah, Immigration Lawyer, BA, LLB ( Alberta, Ontario), Founder and Managing Lawyer at Ackah Business Immigration Law, Canada; and Laura McLeman, CPA, CA, CPA (Illinois), of Citizen Abroad Tax […]

Intra-Company Transfer to Canada for H-1B Visa Holders

How H-1B Visa Holders Can Get an Intra-Company Transfer to Canada | Evelyn Ackah | Ackah Business Immigration Law

Often current US H-1B visa holders qualify for an intra-company transfer, and it can be part of their journey to become a permanent resident of Canada. Canada is actively recruiting highly educated and trained immigrants, especially in high technology fields, and wants to keep qualified applicants as permanent residents. To be eligible for an Intra-Company Transfer to […]

Canada Immigration For H-1B Visa Holders

How H1-B Visa Holders Can Move to Canada | Evelyn Ackah | Ackah Business Immigration Law

Are you a US H-1B Visa holder who wants to move to Canada? Canada Express Entry provides highly skilled H-1B visa holders an opportunity to immigrate to Canada. Canada’s Government has taken steps to fast-track Express Entry applications in less than 6 months. Express Entry is a point based system that evaluates applicants based on criteria including: […]