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 to address the flaw or warning them of an intent to refuse their submission. Recently the agency also widened the range of cases for which it could begin the process of removing foreign nationals to include those whose immigration benefits, such as work status, have been denied.
Canada Wants Tech Immigrants
Canada is actively recruiting skilled and educated immigrants to help build the Canadian economy and create jobs, and has created many programs to attract tech immigrants to Canada. Calgary immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah says Canada is a highly desirable destination for high-tech immigrants:
I work with skilled immigrants who want to move to Canada to work or build their business and help build a stronger Canada. Our quality of life and values in Canada are very appealing to skilled immigrants and entrepreneurs who want to move to Canada. Our cost of living, education system and healthcare are competitive or better than those in the US.
Canada Tech Immigration and How H-1B Visa Holders Can Move to Canada:
- Canada Designs Regulations to Attract Tech Firms and Tech Workers
- How H-1B Visa Holders Can Get an Intra-Company Transfer to Canada
- How H1-B Visa Holders Can Move to Canada
- How H-1B Visa Holders Can Move to Canada as a Provincial Nominee
Do you have questions about moving to Canada?
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Evelyn Ackah is a US and Canada immigration law expert and founder and managing lawyer at Ackah Business Immigration Law. Business immigration law focuses on helping people move into new opportunities — both personally and professionally. Ackah Immigration Law helps you to navigate the complex maze of rules and regulations involved with Canadian, U.S. and international immigration law with confidence. Headquartered in Calgary and with offices in Vancouver and Toronto, Ackah Business Immigration Law provides legal immigration advice for those looking to move for work, education or personal reasons.
We provide expertise in all areas of immigration law ranging from corporate immigration to personal and family immigration matters. We provide comprehensive immigration services to clients around the world representing corporations, institutions, not for profit organizations and individual clients. As your immigration lawyers and paralegals, we provide you with timely and strategic advice relating to the constantly changing immigration laws and regulations.
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