June 20 is World Refugee Day #WithRefugees

June 20 is World Refugee Day #WithRefugees | Evelyn Ackah | Calgary Immigration Lawyer

Today, more than 68 million people around the world are refugees or internally displaced as a result of conflict or persecution. That is equivalent to the population of the world’s 20th largest country. – António Guterres, Secretary-General, United Nations Calgary immigration and refugee lawyer Evelyn Ackah is committed to helping people cross borders seamlessly: We are […]

Evelyn Ackah: 2018 Woman of Inspiration Nominee

Evelyn Ackah: 2018 Woman of Inspiration Nominee | Canada Immigration Lawyer

Evelyn Ackah, founder and managing lawyer at Ackah Business Immigration Law, is excited and honored to be nominated as a 2018 Woman of Inspiration by Canadian Business Chicks. It is an honor to be recognized by colleagues and peers as having made a contribution to women in business. Opening a business and knowing the lives of […]

Immigrants are thriving in Calgary, says new research

Immigrants are thriving in Calgary and Edmonton | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer

Calgary immigration and refugee lawyer Evelyn Ackah agrees with reports that immigrants are thriving in Calgary and Edmonton; saying that the Calgary community is open and welcoming to newcomers, especially immigrants who can help build a stronger economy. There are so many opportunities for immigrants to work in Calgary and Edmonton and help grow our […]

Ackah Law to Include Canada Refugee Law

Ackah Law to Include Canada Refugee Law | Calgary Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah

Ackah Business Immigration Law is pleased to announce that our law practice is expanding to include Canada Refugee Law for individuals from both inside Canada and outside Canada. Immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah, founder and managing lawyer at Ackah Business Immigration Law is a longtime refugee advocate. Canada is a recognized world leader on our approach […]

Top Tech Conferences Move to Canada From US

Top Tech Conferences Move to Canada From US | Evelyn Ackah

Several big tech conferences move to Canada from the U.S. in 2018 and 2019 due to Trump administration policies, including Collision, Creative Commons and RightsCon. Canada has been actively recruiting top tech talent. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said, “I have to say, I’m not completely surprised. Toronto is a key global tech hub and an example of the diversity that is our […]

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 […]