August 2018 Ackah Law Newsletter

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August 29, 2018 “You can’t buy happiness, but you can live in Canada and that’s pretty much the same thing.” – ANONYMOUS Canadian Government ends the lottery system for Parental and Grandparental Sponsorship and increases number of applications accepted New method of calculating processing times for some permanent residence applications Do you want to live […]

Press Release: Soaring Canada Temporary Resident Visa Refusal Rates Negatively Impacts Tourism and the Economy

For Immediate Release  Source: Ackah Business Immigration Law  August 23, 2018 10:00 MT  Soaring Canada Temporary Resident Visa Refusal Rates Negatively Impacts Tourism and the Economy CALGARY, AB—  The rate at which Canada rejects Foreign Nationals applying for a Temporary Resident Visa (TRV) or Visitor Visa has increased to more than one-in-four in 2018, according to […]

Canadian Residents Hit With New US Taxes – Again!

New US Taxes Hit Canadian Citizens AGAIN - Double Taxation? | Evelyn Ackah | Ackah Business Immigration Law

Proposed new US taxes and regulations by U.S. Treasury Department may violate a Canada-U.S. tax treaty that is supposed to prevent double taxation, say experts. In December 2017 President Trump signed a sweeping retroactive tax reform bill into law which included the Transition Tax, also known as the Repatriation Tax. According to a new report by the CBC, “Many Canadian […]

#SaveTheDate Free Webinar: How Americans Can Move to Canada

Free webinar on how American citizens can move to Canada by immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah: How to Move to Canada: A Guide for Americans Looking North

How Americans Can Move to Canada: A Guide for Americans Looking North September 12, 2018 12:00 noon EST / 10:00 am MT / 9:00 am PT Register Here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/f07d9235b86940a7cde7dc3c8da9331e     Our free webinar by immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah will be focused on giving American citizens options if you want to make Canada your home: • […]

600,000 People Who Wanted to visit Canada for Tourism, Business or Study Denied Visas

Denied Visas: 600,000 People Who Wanted to visit Canada for Tourism, Business or Study Denied Visas | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer

The Canadian government has denied visas – Temporary Resident Visas (TRV) – to nearly 600,000 people in the last year who wanted to visit Canada for tourism, as a business visitor or even for school when they have been accepted, according to The Globe and Mail. Watch: Temporary Resident Visas Refused by Canada by Evelyn Ackah, […]