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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.
Practical solutions to manage the immigration risks and tax compliance obligations for business travelers from Canada to the US.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In Canada Spousal Sponsorship Applicants still eligible for Open Work Permits until January 31, 2019.
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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