3 Countries Added to New US Travel Ban

US 8 Country Travel Ban Blocked | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Law

The newest US travel ban was put in place by executive order a new travel ban on September 24, 2017. Chad, Venezuela and North Korea were added to this travel ban, the Sudan and Iraq were on previous versions of US President Trump’s travel ban and are removed from the new one. Canadian immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah […]

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 […]

Some DACA Dreamers may qualify to immigrate to Canada

Will DACA Dreamers Move to Canada | Evelyn Ackah | Calgary Immigration Lawyer

Calgary immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah believes some DACA Dreamers may qualify to immigrate to Canada based on their education and work history: Many well-educated, talented and creative people want to move to our country to work or start a business that will improve our economy and create jobs. Adult Dreamers who want to immigrate to […]

IRCC Announces PGP Sponsorship 2nd Round of Invitations Starts Sept 6

Evelyn Ackah | Canada Parent and Grandparent Visa Lottery- Is It Working? | Immigration Law

IRCC did not receive 10,000 Parent and Grandparent Program (PGP) complete applications by August 4, 2017, and a second round of emails is being sent starting September 6, 2017, to invite additional potential sponsors to submit an application. Potential sponsors will have until December 8, 2017, to submit their complete PGP sponsorship applications to IRCC. This […]

In-Home Caregivers: Nanny Wages in Canada

How to Immigrate to Canada as a Nanny - Evelyn Ackah - Immigration Lawyer

The cost of a nanny for many families in Canada who need the help of in-home caregivers to provide childcare so that working parents can support their families is increasing, says immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah. Canadian employers must pay employees their province’s minimum hourly, weekly or monthly wage for that specific type of employee, as […]