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Category: U.S. Immigration

Canadians With L-1 Visa No Longer Can Renew at Border

Blog posted on by Evelyn Ackah in Canada Work Permits, NAFTA, U.S. Immigration and Intra-Company Job Transfers - L-1 Visa

The United States Customs and Border Protection are telling the Canadian workers they need to file L-1 renewal applications with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, instead ...

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US Visa Applicants & Travellers Denied Entry Due To Their Social Media

Blog posted on by Evelyn Ackah in Inadmissibility Issues and Waivers, U.S. Visa Waivers of Inadmissibility and U.S. Immigration

More and more visitors to the United States are being denied entry by U.S. border officials after a review of their social media and other online accounts. In late August a 17-year old ...

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What You Can Do If Your H-1B Visa Application is Rejected

Blog posted on by Evelyn Ackah in Business Immigration to Canada, Cross-Border Business and U.S. Immigration, U.S. Immigration and Business Visitor B-1 and B-2 Visas

On April 1, the United States opened annual applications for H-1B visas for skilled, educated foreign workers who want to work in the United States in fiscal year 2020, which begins ...

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New U.S. Visa Policy Makes It More Difficult for Foreign Tech Workers to Get Approved

Blog posted on by Evelyn Ackah in How To Move To Canada, Tech Immigration and U.S. Immigration

A new U.S. policy that goes into effect September 11, 2018, will make it much more difficult for foreign tech workers to be approved for a U.S. Work Visa. According to Bloomberg, agents ...

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Immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah Interview: Canada should put an end to Safe Third Country Agreement

Blog posted on by Evelyn Ackah in U.S. Immigration

Immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah told iPolitics that Canada has a role to play in assuring the safety of all migrants seeking protection by putting a temporary pause to the Safe Third ...

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H-4 Dependent Spouses may no longer obtain Work Authorization Documents to work legally in the United States under the Trump Administration

Blog posted on by Evelyn Ackah in Family Class, Spousal Sponsorship and U.S. Immigration

Currently some spouses of H-1B visa holders are eligible for an H4 Visa. The H4 visa does not allow the spouses to work or carry on their own business without obtaining an Employment ...

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Canada tech could get boost if U.S. rescinds work permits for spouses of H-1B visa holders, says immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah

Blog posted on by Evelyn Ackah in How To Move To Canada, Tech Immigration and U.S. Immigration

The United States' efforts to tighten immigration rules at all levels including H-1B visas for technical workers has increased Canada's attractiveness as a destination for tech ...

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Canadian tech could benefit if Trump ends work permits for visa holder spouses: experts

Media posted on by Evelyn Ackah in How To Move To Canada, Tech Immigration and U.S. Immigration

“Being able to bring a spouse or a partner and children is a huge advantage to making that very difficult decision to leave your home country and start over somewhere else,” explained ...

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