May 2018 Ackah Law Newsletter


May 22 2018  “We asked for workers. We got people instead.” – MAX FRISCH Expansion of Canada’s Biometrics Program Changes to Canada’s Medical Inadmissibility Policies H-4 Dependent Spouses May No Longer Obtain Work Authorization Documents To Work Legally In the United States Under the Trump Administration

Meet Ackah Law Articling Student Heather Barber-Hardy

Meet Ackah Law Articling Student Heather Barber-Hardy | Ackah Business Immigration Law

Employee Spotlight: Heather Barber-Hardy  Heather Barber-Hardy attended law school at the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom where she achieved a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honours). Upon returning to Canada, she completed a Masters of Law, Common Law degree from the University of British Columbia. During her time at UBC, Heather volunteered at […]

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 Restricts Flagpoling in Ontario and Quebec

Canada Restricts Flagpoling in Ontario and Quebec | Calgary Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah

The Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) has begun limiting flagpoling at points of entry in Ontario and Quebec to only Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at Ontario and Quebec’s Rainbow, Queenston-Lewiston, Peace, Lacolle and St-Armand land borders to manage the high volume and long waits due to flagpoling at certain land borders on the weekends. Flagpoling is […]

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 […]

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 […]