Highly-Skilled Foreign Workers Face New Hurdles Applying For a US Work Visa

Highly-Skilled Foreign Workers Face New Hurdles Applying For a US Work Visa | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer.

Highly-skilled foreign workers will have new hurdles applying for a US work visa or an extension, and will have a more difficult time when a new U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services policy goes into effect September 11, 2018. According to Bloomberg,  agents will be able to deny applications deemed incomplete or containing errors, without first asking applicants […]

Canadian Marijuana Investors or Legal Users Can Be Denied Entry at US Border

Legalization in Canada Causes Issues for Marijuana Investors at the US Border | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer

As other countries become aware of Canada’s new pot laws that go into effect October 1, 2018, immigration lawyers are warning Canadians who admit to consuming marijuana legally in Canada or marijuana investors could have problems at the border, which is under United States federal jurisdiction. While marijuana is legal in several states, in the […]

Case Study: Expedited Canadian Citizenship for Client to Compete on Team Canada

Cast Study: Expedited Canadian Citizenship to Compere in the Kendo World Championships | Evelyn Ackah | Calgary Immigration Lawyer

Ackah Business Immigration Law obtained expedited Canadian Citizenship application processing so our client could participate in the Kendo World Championships as a member of Team Canada.  From South Korea to Representing Canada at the Kendo 2018 World Championships Our client is a South Korean citizen who came to Canada to study. He began doing Kendo […]

Vote Now: Ackah Law Nominated for Calgary People’s Choice Award #SBWYYC

Please Vote Now: Ackah Law Nominated for Calgary People's Choice Award | Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah

Ackah Business Immigration Law is honored to be nominated for two awards during Small Business Week Calgary by the Calgary Chamber of Commerce, the People’s Choice Award and the Innovation Award. Winners will be announced during the Small Business Week Calgary Awards Show happening the evening of October 19, 2018 as part of the Small […]

Don’t Forget Your ID: Traveling on the Long Canada Day Weekend

Don't Forget ID Traveling on the Long Canada Day Weekend | Evelyn Ackah | Calgary Immigration Lawyer

This Canada Day weekend, people who live or travel near the US/Canada border should carry identification that proves their citizenship and home country. Canada immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah advises, Recent actions heavily reported in the media by the United States Border Patrol are making many Canadians and Americans who live in border states carry IDs […]

Canada should put an end to Safe Third Country Agreement, says Calgary Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah

Interview: Canada should put an end to Safe Third Country Agreement | Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah

Immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah told iPolitics that Canada has a role to play in assuring the safety of all migrants seeking protection by putting a temporary pause to the Safe Third Country agreement: “I’m not sure it should be a permanent change given the climate … and the outroar happening in the States,” she said. “Canada is […]