Canada Passport Signature Policy for Minors

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The IRCC (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada) recommends that parents traveling with children under the age of 16 print a copy of the Canada passport Signature policy (PDF, 600.51 KB) and bring it with them in case they are asked to sign a passport for their child. Canadian children – even newborns – are required to travel with their own […]

Canada Increases the Age Limit for Immigrant Dependents

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Canada Raises Immigrant Dependent Age to Under 22 Effective October 24, 2017, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) will increase the age limit of dependent children new immigration applicants for permanent residency from ‘under 19’ to ‘under 22.’ “This change provides a wonderful opportunity for immigrant children to be educated in Canada, and Canada will benefit from the skills […]

2 Year Rule Abolished for Canada Spousal Sponsors

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Spousal Sponsors Canada has abolished the requirement that sponsored spouse immigration applicants must live with their spousal sponsor for 2 years prior being granted permanent residency, effective April 28, 2017. IRCC – Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada – will continue to investigate allegations of marriage fraud and convenience for immigration purposes, which is a crime in […]

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 […]

Can I Move to Canada With a Criminal History

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Canada Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah discusses potential issues you may have entering or if you want to enter or move to Canada with a criminal history, and possible options to overcome potential inadmissibility. Ackah Business Immigration Law April 2017 Newsletter Can I enter Canada if I have one DUI from 12 Years ago in the […]