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How H-1B Visa Holders Can Move to Canada as a Provincial Nominee

15 February 2018

Typically, H-1B United States visa holders meet Provincial Nominee Program (PNP) qualifications and have already demonstrated that they can succeed and integrate in the North America job market. 

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Immigration and Tax Solutions for Canadians Traveling to the US on Business

12 February 2018

Practical solutions to manage the immigration risks and tax compliance obligations for business travelers from Canada to the US.    

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How H1-B Visa Holders Can Get an Intra-Company Transfer to Canada

6 February 2018

Often current US H1-B visa holders qualify for an intra-company transfer, and it can be part of their journey to become a permanent resident of Canada. Canada is actively recruiting highly educated and trained immigrants, especially in high technology fields, and wants to keep qualified applicants as permanent residents.  

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How H1-B Visa Holders Can Move to Canada

31 January 2018

Canada's Express Entry system provides highly skilled H1-B visa holders an opportunity to immigrate to Canada. Canada's Government has taken steps to fast-track Express Entry applications in less than 6 months and is a point based system. 

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Ackah Business Immigration Law Voted 2018 Top Immigration Law Firm in Calgary

23 January 2018

Ackah Law is proud to announce that we have been voted the top Immigration Business Law firm 2018 in the Calgary Region by the B2B Top Choice Awards.

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Am I exempted from paying the $1000 Labour Market Impact Assessment processing fee?

17 January 2018

On December 8, 2017, the government implemented an exemption from paying the $1000 processing fee for Labour Market Impact Assessment (“LMIA”) for families seeking to hire a foreign worker for live-in caregivers and nannies. 

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When will the Parents and Grandparents Program reopen to new applications?

17 January 2018

On January 2, 2018 Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (“IRCC”) reopened its Parents and Grandparents Program to Canadian citizens and permanent residents who wish to sponsor their parents or grandparents for Permanent Residence in 2018. 

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In Canada Spousal Sponsorship Applicants still eligible for Open Work Permits until January 31, 2019.

17 January 2018

The Canadian Government has extended the duration of the Open Work Permit Pilot Program to January 31, 2019. This will allow spouses or common-law partners to continue to work in Canada, while waiting for their spousal sponsorship applications to be finalized.

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16 January 2018

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Meet The Ackah Law Team!

12 January 2018

Ackah Business Immigration Law is a boutique corporate immigration law firm based in Calgary, Alberta with offices in Toronto and Vancouver. We work with clients all over the world. Our team is here to help your business and its people cross borders seamlessly. 


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