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I frequently travel to the United States on a B-1 visa attending client meetings for my Canadian employer. Does this create a US Income tax filing obligation?

27 July 2017

Guest Article by Laura L. McLeman, CPA, CA, CPA (IL): Focused on making expat taxes as simple and easy to understand as possible, Laura McLeman has helped U.S. and Canadian citizens meet their cross-border and expatriate tax filing requirements for more than 20 years.

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How Can I Meet Labour Needs in the Absence of Qualified Canadians or Permanent Residents?

27 July 2017

If you cannot find qualified Canadians or Permanent Residents to meet the needs in your work force and opt to offer a permanent job to a foreign worker, you may do so with a valid job offer to an Express Entry candidate. This can enable the candidate to immigrate to Canada as a skilled worker. 

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Can I appeal my Canadian citizenship revocation? I read there was a new court ruling.

27 July 2017

The Federal Court voided the revocation of Canadian citizens who lost their citizenship without a hearing and without consideration of individual circumstances under the Harper era changes, saying that once citizenship is granted the individual is entitled to all rights, benefits and privileges of citizenship, including due process of law.  

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Why Flying to the US May Take Even Longer

25 July 2017

When flying to the US from other countries: Calgary immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah flew from Calgary to Florida after the implementation of new security measures and noticed increased security and longer lines. 

 

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Court Voids Canadian Citizenship Revocation

21 July 2017

The Canadian Federal Court voided the revocation of 312 Canadian citizens who lost their citizenship without a hearing and without consideration of individual circumstances under the Harper era changes, saying that once citizenship is granted the individual is entitled to all rights, benefits and privileges of citizenship, including due process of law.  

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How to Prepare for the Canada Citizenship Test – Free Checklist

19 July 2017

If you are between 14 and 64 years of age when you apply for Canada citizenship you must take the citizenship test. All test questions are based on the free Discover Canada guideEvelyn Ackah helps you understand your rights and interpret and navigate Canadian immigration law. 

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Report: Canada Uses Incomplete Data to Deny Immigrant Applications

13 July 2017

According to a new report, Canada Immigration is using incomplete and incorrect data to deny immigrant applications to hundreds of applicants each year; says Calgary immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah. 

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New Canada Grandparents Lottery Creates Backlog and Frustrations

7 July 2017

Canada Immigration's new parent and grandparent visa lottery has resulted in a backlog of immigration applicants and many frustrated families. 

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Immigration Compliance Audit Services

30 June 2017

Evelyn Ackah and Ackah Law Immigration Compliance Audit Services can help your organization comply with IRCC’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program (LMIA) and International Mobility Program (LMIA exempt) requirements. 

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I have been accepted into a Canadian University. How long does it take for my Study Permit application to be processed?

28 June 2017

Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah discusses the process and timelines for Canadian Study Permit Applications.  

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