Canada Restricts Flagpoling in Ontario and Quebec

Canada Restricts Flagpoling in Ontario and Quebec | Calgary Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah

The Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) has begun limiting flagpoling at points of entry in Ontario and Quebec to only Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at Ontario and Quebec’s Rainbow, Queenston-Lewiston, Peace, Lacolle and St-Armand land borders to manage the high volume and long waits due to flagpoling at certain land borders on the weekends. Flagpoling is […]

Canada Will Require Immigration Applications to Submit Biometrics

How Canada Uses Biometrics to Make Canadians Safer | Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah

Canada will require biometrics including fingerprints and a photo for most Canadian immigration applications beginning July 31, 2018, for people from Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and on December 31, 2018, for applicants from Asia, Asia Pacific and the Americas. Biometrics make travel to Canada easier and keep Canadians safer, says IRCC (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship […]

Frequently Asked Questions About Canada Immigration

Frequently Asked Questions About Canada Immigration | Evelyn Ackah | Canada Immigration Lawyer

We want to give you as much information as possible so when you contact one of our client intake specialists you can provide us with the information we need to evaluate your particular immigration case and needs. We will follow your case from beginning to end, until you’re immigration applications is approved. We recommend that […]

Legally Buying Marijuana in Canada Can Result in Lifetime US Ban

Buying Marijuana in Canada Can Result in Lifetime US Ban | Evelyn Ackah | Calgary Immigration Lawyer-Ackah-Business-Immigration-Law

Buying recreational marijuana will become legal in Canada in 2018. It varies from state to state in the US whether it is legal to buy marijuana for recreation or medical purposes, and while state laws are rapidly changing federal laws still make it illegal to buy and use marijuana in the United States. Several US-Canada […]

Updates to Canada’s Medical Inadmissibility Rules

Updates to Canada's Medical Inadmissibility Rules | Evelyn Ackah | Calgary Immigration Lawyer

The Canadian government has announced major changes to Canada’s immigration policy for people with disabilities, effective immediately. In December 2017 the government promised to make changes to the medical inadmissibility laws that were seen as discriminatory and inconsistently applied. Currently, foreign nationals are deemed medically inadmissible to Canada on health grounds if their condition is expected to cause excessive […]

How Ending NAFTA Will Impact Immigration

How Ending NAFTA Will Impact Immigration | Evelyn Ackah Calgary Immigration Lawyer | Ackah Business Immigration Law

NAFTA provisions allow Canadians to work and invest in the United States. US President Donald Trump continues to promise that the United States will pull out of NAFTA. The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has created benefits for US and Mexican citizens interested in entering Canada for business. Ending NAFTA will impact immigration provisions that […]