Newsletter - May 31, 2016

31 May 2016

Good morning friends and clients, I am pleased to share some exciting news about Ackah Business Immigration Law:

VANCOUVER OFFICE OPENED

We have recently opened a second office in downtown Vancouver located at suite 202 – 1226 Hamilton Street, Vancouver, BC. V6B 2S8 to continue to provide our clients with the best possible service and expertise in Canadian and US Immigration Law.  The telephone number is (604) 985-9512.

ACKAH LAW NOW OFFERS EMPLOYER COMPLIANCE REVIEW SERVICES

To further assist our clients, we have developed a new employer immigration compliance review program with services to assist you to ensure you are compliant with the new rules and are keeping all the correct documents and responding appropriately if selected for an Employer Compliance Review. Given all of the changes with Canadian immigration law, it is critical that your organization be ready for inspections and reviews by the government to avoid possible fines and other penalties.

Ackah Business Immigration Law is pleased to offer employer immigration compliance review services to assist clients who have obtained Labour Market Impact Assessments under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program as well as those who have foreign workers in Canada under the International Mobility Program (NAFTA and Intra-company Transfer categories etc.). Given the government’s increased focus on compliance and the expansion of Employer Compliance Reviews  and Investigations, we believe that it is important employers are prepared.  1 out of 3 businesses will go through a compliance review every year–are you prepared? If your business is found to be non-compliant, employers can face significant monetary fines up to a maximum of $1 million, a ban of 1 to 10 years or even permanent bans from using the TFW program again. As well, CIC and Service Canada are prepared to publish the names of non-compliant employers which can be accessed online and publicly available. We have developed an employer immigration compliance review program with services to assist you to ensure you are compliant with the new rules and are keeping all the correct documents and responding appropriately if selected for an ECR.

ACKAH LAW NOW OFFERS EMPLOYMENT LAW ADVISORY SERVICES

To further assist our clients, we are now offering employment law advisory services to assist clients with planning for terminations, layoffs and drafting employment and consulting agreements to ensure you are well protected.  We are pleased to have on our team an experienced employment and labour lawyer that will be contracted with us to assist our clients with employment law matters. Contact us directly for more information.

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ABOUT ACKAH BUSINESS IMMIGRATION LAW

Ackah Business Immigration Law focuses exclusively on immigration law – all aspects of it.   Our “average” client can have as few as two and as many as 200,000 employees, one small office in one country or 60 offices across six continents (we haven’t had one with an office in Antarctica yet!).  We act for employers and employees, corporations and individuals.  We are generally engaged by HR or General Counsel, but we can work with any point of contact within an organization, and we are committed to long-term professional relationships with our clients.

Our innovative approach to client management, strategic advice and alternative fee structures, as well as our focus on responsive, 24-7 client service, ensure we are accessible, accountable and very, very effective.

From our offices in Calgary, Alberta and our  new office in Vancouver, British Columbia, we assist our international client base with all of its global immigration needs, liaising with international law firms as necessary.  The full range of Canadian, US and International Immigration Law services we provide includes:

* Work Permit applications for Canada and the US

* Permanent Residence applications for Canada and the US

* Study Permits for Canada and the US

* Labour Market Impact Assessment applications

* Assistance to obtain travel visas for international travel

* Citizenship applications

* Spousal Sponsorship applications

* Temporary Resident visa applications

* Assistance to overcome inadmissibility issues due to criminal history or medical inadmissibility

Our comprehensive approach to immigration law allows you to focus on your core business needs and take the stress out of transferring or hiring foreign workers. Just ask our clients: http://www.ackahlaw.com/our-expertise/client-testimonials/

I’m also attaching an electronic brochure for your review. 

Please let me now if you have any questions at all. We’d be happy to be able to assist you or your colleagues with any immigration-related matters or any of our new service offerings mentioned above.  We look forward to hearing from you soon.


Contact us:

Email:
   contact@ackahlaw.com

Phone:
   Calgary: (403) 452‑9515
   Vancouver: (604) 985‑9512
   Toronto: (416) 643‑7177

   North America: 1 (800) 932‑1190


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