Archive: 2018

Why You Should Hire An Immigration Lawyer, Not A Consultant

26 December 2018

New data demonstrates that immigration applications to Canada have a significantly higher rate of success when the applicant hires an immigration lawyer instead of filling the application out themselves or hiring an immigration consultant.  

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Canada's Working Holiday Program: IEC 2019 Now Open

19 December 2018

Do you want to live and work in Canada? IEC - International Experience Canada -  allows young people aged 18 to 35 to work in Canada for up to two years. IEC 2019 is now open for applications for 33 partner countries. Canada quotas on Working Holiday Visas available for 2019 vary by country. 

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2018 Immigration Changes Year In Review

13 December 2018

Here are some of the key changes and news about Canada immigration during 2018; we will see what additional immigration changes will be unveiled in 2019 – stay tuned!

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New Parent and Grandparent Sponsorship Program Launches in 2019

13 December 2018

Starting in January 2019, a new Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship Program, PGP, will be re-opened on a first-come, first-serve basis to accept 20,500 applications to help families reunite in Canada. 

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Season's Greetings

13 December 2018

In appreciation of the continued support for our clients and friends and in the spirit of caring and sharing, Ackah Business Immigration Law has made a donation to Inn From The Cold charity. 

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What is Cross-Border Business Immigration Law?

11 December 2018

Meet Lawyer Evelyn Ackah, Cross-Border Business Immigration Expert:  

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Scientists Face Visa Roadblocks Traveling to Canada for AI Conference

6 December 2018

Canada's goal to implement AI to improve immigration efficiency and be viewed as a desirable technology hub for foreign workers hit a very public roadblock this week when international experts on AI traveling to a conference in Canada were denied visas due to a backlog. Calgary immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah has been a vocal advocate to streamline the visa bureaucratic maze while maintaining immigration standards and says we need to closely monitor the government's AI immigration pilot program. 

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Employee Spotlight: Maria Lourdes Atencio, Administrative Assistant

3 December 2018

Meet Maria Lourdes Atencio, Administrative Assistant at Ackah Business Immigration Law: 
Ackah Law is committed to hiring qualified immigrants to Canada such as Maria to help them gain Canadian work experience, and has hired several people through Immigrant Services Calgary. Maria's first language is Spanish and she is also fluent in English. Her language skills combined with her studies and previous work experience in law are a tremendous asset to Ackah Law and to our immigration clients who speak Spanish. 



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Vancouver BC Announces Immigrant Entrepreneur Pilot Program

28 November 2018

 BC PNP Entrepreneur Immigration - Regional Pilot is a 2-year program that will launch in early 2019 to attract entrepreneurs with a desire to start businesses, create jobs and settle in regional centres, and contribute to their local economy.

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Ackah Law Immigration Services Promotion

21 November 2018

Ackah Business Immigration Law introduces a Limited Time Offer November 1 - December 31 2018: 

  • 20% Discount on Express Entry Applications
  • 15% Discount on Spousal Sponsorship Applications



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