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Express Entry Updates and Free Score Calculator

7 February 2019

January Express Entry updates and news plus our new free Express Entry score calculator: are you qualified to move to Canada? 

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Canada's New Pilot Program to Attract Skilled Immigrants to Rural Regions

4 February 2019

IRCC has announced a new 5-year economic immigration plan to attract and retain skilled immigrants to rural and remote regions of Canada experiencing an exodus of young workers and aging populations.  

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Free Canada Express Entry Score Calculator

29 January 2019

Are you qualified to move to Canada? Our free Express Entry score calculator will help you evaluate if you qualify to move to Canada as a federal skilled worker and become a Permanent Resident. Try our free Express Entry score calculator on the Ackah Law website.  

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Traveling Outside Canada Without Your Permanent Resident Card

27 January 2019

The IRCC requires that all Canada Permanent Residents who are returning to Canada by commercial carrier show a valid Permanent Resident Card. It’s a good idea to consult an immigration lawyer if you need to travel without your Permanent Resident Card, if it expires while you are traveling, or if you lose your PR card. 

 

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How a Canada Job Offer Can Lead to Permanent Residence

27 January 2019

Canada encourages applications for Permanent Residence from people with skilled abilities, education and work experience that will contribute to the Canadian economy. Consult an immigration lawyer if you have questions about Express Entry and LMIA whether you have the skills, education and experience to qualify and accept a job offer that can lead to Permanent Residence. 

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Sponsors Who Do Not Need To Meet LICO Requirements

26 January 2019

There are exceptions to IRCC LICO requirements to sponsor family to move to Canada. It’s a good idea to consult an immigration lawyer if you have questions about your financial qualifications to sponsor someone to move to Canada. 

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3 Ways Your Foreign Partner Can Join You in Canada

26 January 2019

Partner sponsorship to immigrate to Canada can be a complex area and each situation is unique. There are many complicating factors when sponsoring your partner to move to Canada – the law can get complex quickly. Seek legal advice from an immigration lawyer to help you to understand any points of confusion or overcome any issues that may pose a challenge to the application process. 

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How To Maintain Permanent Residence in Canada While Living Overseas

25 January 2019

When you become a Permanent Resident, there are some circumstances where you can live overseas and maintain your Permanent Resident status in Canada. It’s a good idea to consult an immigration lawyer if you have questions about maintaining your PR status or you need to appeal your Permanent Residence Canada residency requirements to a visa officer, and you want to ensure your case is as strong as possible. You only have one chance to make an appeal. 

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Volunteering in Canada Without a Work Permit

25 January 2019

IRCC defines work as an activity that you are or could be paid for, and which takes work away from or competes with a Canadian citizen or permanent resident. In most cases, it's a bad idea to volunteer in Canada without a work permit. It’s a good idea to consult an immigration lawyer if you have questions about volunteering in Canada without a work permit. 

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Medical Conditions That Can Prevent You From Entering Canada

24 January 2019

If IRCC determines that your health condition will pose an excessive demand on Canada’s public health care system, you may be denied entry to Canada based on medical inadmissibility. You can appeal that decision. There is no guarantee of success, but our immigration law team at Ackah Law has the knowledge and resources to appeal your case. 

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