July 2018 Ackah Law Newsletter


July 27 2018 “The immigration issue is, I recognize, one that generates a lot of passion, but it does not make sense for us to want to push talent out.” – Barack Obama Changes to the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program are now in effect Soaring Temporary Resident Visa refusal rates The Saskatchewan International Skilled Worker […]

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 […]

Biometrics Requirements Could Cause Delays for Business Travelers

Canada Biometrics Requirements Could Cause Delays for Business Travelers, International Students and Visitors | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer

Canadian lawyers are concerned the new biometrics requirements can create delays and confusion for those coming into Canada on business or international students who are coming to study in Canada as well as tourists, and there are potential privacy concerns for clients as the information is being shared with four other partner countries. According to IRCC, the time allotted for […]

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 […]