October 2018 Ackah Law Newsletter | Evelyn Ackah | Immigration Lawyer

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October 2018 Ackah Law Newsletter “Canada is a nation of immigrants. We’ve always had immigration as a key tool for economic growth and nation-building.” – Ahmed Hussen, Canadian Minister of Immigration • USMCA Overview: NAFTA 2.0 • USMCA: What Didn’t Happen • Should You Let Your Nexus Pass Expire Now That Canada Legalized Marijuana

10 Questions: How to Hire an Immigration Lawyer

How to Hire an Immigration Lawyer | Evelyn Ackah | Calgary Immigration Lawyer

Immigration law is continuously evolving and requires diligence to be sure you have the most current information so you have the best chance to move to Canada and start your new life. Evelyn Ackah is the founder and managing lawyer at Ackah Business Immigration Law. Ackah Law’s team provides expertise in all areas of immigration law […]

Canada’s Aging Population and Economy Needs Immigration

Canada's Aging Population and Economy Needs Immigration | Evelyn Ackah | Ackah Business Immigration Law

Canada’s aging population is a major economic concern for the Canadian government: In 1971 there were 6.6 people of working age for each senior,  but by 2012 that ratio had gone to 4.2 to 1 and  projections show it will be at 2 to 1 by 2036.   Quebec’s new government came into office October 15, the Coalition Avenir Québec – QAC. Global News reports their platform […]

US Updates Border Policy for Canada Marijuana Growers

US Updates Border Policy for Canada Marijuana Growers| Evelyn-Ackah-Ackah-Business-Immigration-Law

US custom’s policy on cannabis and cross-border business and travel is a major concern for Canadians as legalization nears. Not only are Canadian marijuana users at risk, Canadian investors and workers in the US cannabis industry also face barriers to entering the United States. In response to the concern, the United States has updated border policy for Canada marijuana growers. […]

USMCA Replaces NAFTA: Cross-Border Business Travel

USMCA Replaces NAFTA: Cross-Border Business Travel | Evelyn Ackah | Ackah Business Immigration Law

Canada and US negotiators brokered a deal to replace NAFTA late September 30, 2018. Details of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, USMCA, are still emerging and is expected to be ratified by the US in late November. TNs (Trade National visas) covered under NAFTA Chapter 16, which let Canadian businesses hire skilled American and Mexican workers in […]