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 […]

Canada Employers Say They Need More Low-Skilled Immigrants

Canada Employers Say They Need More Low-Skilled Immigrants | Evelyn Ackah | Calgary Immigration Lawyer

Canada’s merit-based immigration system favors highly skilled and educated immigrants who can help grow the local economy and create jobs. Meanwhile, Canadian employers say they are “struggling to fill positions for farmworkers, truck drivers and food service personnel. A new investigation by the Wall Street Journal says that Canada’s employers are facing an aging workforce and need more […]

Canadian Attitudes Toward Immigrants Remains Positive

Canadian Attitudes Toward Immigrants Remains Positive - New Study | Evelyn Ackah | Calgary Immigration Lawyer

A new study says most Canadians have a positive attitude toward immigrants. Anti-bigotry and pro-immigration are Canadian norms, says a new study by the Environics Institute for Survey Research. This year’s study, conducted in February 2018, asked the same questions the survey has asked for 30 years and confirms that Canadian’s attitudes toward immigration have remained stable […]