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Evelyn Ackah to Speak at Toronto International Film Festival

23 August 2017

Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah will present at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) Industry Conference Foundations programme on the subject of US/Canadian legal co-ventures and collaborative teams. 

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Guide to Canadian Immigration Law and United States Cross-Border Immigration Law: Free eBook

16 August 2017

Download our guide on How To Move to Canada - Immigration Law: Our guide will help you learn about your opportunities under Canadian and US Cross-Border Immigration Lawby Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah.

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US Proposes Immigration Cuts: How This Impacts Canada

9 August 2017

Calgary immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah sees US immigration changes as an opportunity for Canada to attract skilled immigrants that improve the economy. 

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Canada Is Recruiting Tech Immigrants

4 August 2017

Recent changes to United States immigration policies have made Canada a very attractive option for high-tech immigrants. Many highly skilled and educated people who previously desired to move to Silicon Valley now see Canada as a desirable destination. 

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Canada's Start-up Visa Program Pilot a Success and Will Become Permanent

1 August 2017

Canada's Start-up Visa Program, designed to help immigrants become entrepreneurs and citizens, was evaluated in a 5-year pilot program and found to be a success and will become permanent. The announcement was first made on Twitter at a conference when Ahmed Hussen, the federal minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, said...

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We've Updated the Ackah Law Website

31 July 2017

The Ackah Business Immigration Law website has a fresh look and new features to make it easier to find the immigration news you need. We have streamlined and added new functionality to our site in order to better serve you. 

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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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