International students and highly skilled foreign workers are responding to restrictive immigration policies in the United States by choosing Canada as their destination of choice. And US companies are paying attention, and moving operations to Canada or near-shoring to Canada says the 2019 Immigration Trends Report by Envoy Global.
Canada has been using friendly immigration policies as one of its key tools to aggressively attract tech companies. In 2017, Toronto created more tech jobs than the Bay Area, Seattle and Washington, D.C. combined ... 65% of employers said they view Canada’s immigration policy to be more favorable than U.S. policy
According to Vox Canada is becoming a tech hub:
US companies are moving tech jobs to Canada rather than deal with Trump’s immigration policies.
Companies, immigrants and international students see Canada as an attractive alternative to the United States due to the many program and services the Canada government has put in place, according to a recent article in Forbes.
Recruiting and relocating international workers to Canada and takes time and planning. Immigration laws change, new programs are launched and eligibility criteria change based on economic needs. In the past few months changes in Canada immigration law have presented new challenges and opportunities for moving or working in Canada:
An experienced immigration lawyer can take proactive measures to protect your investment in a global workforce and smooth the way for your employees or company to address cross-border business challenges.
At Ackah Law,
We help you smooth the way to new opportunities in Canada.
Evelyn Ackah and the Ackah Business Immigration Law team will work closely with you to offer guidance and support throughout your entire immigration journey.
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