Tech Sector Immigration: Canada Welcomes Firms and Workers Frustrated by US Visas

Canada Designs Regulations to Attract Tech Firms and Tech Workers | Evelyn Ackah | Ackah Business Immigration Law

The United States’ efforts to tighten immigration rules at all levels including H-1B visas for technical workers has increased Canada’s attractiveness as a destination for tech sector immigration. With a recent presidential order to Buy American and Hire American, high legal fees, far more applicants than available spots and a process that takes months highly trained foreign workers are looking […]

Toronto is on Amazon’s short-list for HQ2

Recruiting Tech Immigrants to Canada - Evelyn Ackah - Immigration Lawyer

Digital Journal reports that Toronto submitted a bid and that Toronto is on Amazon’s short-list of sites to host its 2nd headquarters, with the potential for 50,000 new jobs (many paid at six-figure salaries), $5 billion in initial city investment, and at least eight million square feet of development. Toronto was recently named the fastest-growing tech city in North […]