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US Visa Waiver Changes for Canadians

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

We wanted to let you know of a change that will affect you regarding US visa waivers. The Visa Waiver Program (VWP) is administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and enables ...

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Intra-Company Transfers For International Businesses

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

If you currently work for a company that has a parent company, branch office, subsidiary, or affiliate company in Canada, you may qualify for a Canadian work permit through Canada's ...

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United States Suspends New Work Visas Through 2020

Blog posted on by Evelyn Ackah in Cross-Border Business and U.S. Immigration and U.S. Immigration

Evelyn Ackah on June 24 On June 22, United States President Trump signed an executive order to suspend new work visas through the end of the year. The new visa restrictions go into ...

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Episode 15: Immigration Requirements for Professional Speakers Travelling to the US

Podcast posted on by Evelyn Ackah in Canada Work Permits, NAFTA, Podcast, U.S. Immigration and Business Visitor B-1 and B-2 Visas

Today's podcast is a live webinar presented by Evelyn Ackah, Canada Immigration Lawyer to the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers: CAPS. Practical Information for ...

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Why Businesses Need to Apply for L Visa Renewals Earlier

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

For the past several months, Canadians who need an L visa renewal have not been allowed to renew at U.S. ports of entry or Canadian airport pre-flight inspection sites. The change in ...

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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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