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How Relocation Firms Can Streamline the Expat Process to Canada

Blog posted on by Evelyn Ackah in Business Immigration to Canada and Corporate Immigration

How Relocation Firms Can Streamline the Expat Process to Canada

Canada has many opportunities for business growth and welcomes newcomers who want to help grow Canada's economy and create jobs for Canadians. Canada's government has implemented many innovative programs to streamline immigration to Canada and expedite the process. But in today's climate, immigration applications can get slowed down or derailed over a missing document or a missed deadline or poor communication. Business immigration to Canada is important to global companies and to their international workforce.

Ackah Business Immigration Law can help international relocation companies streamline the process for global talent to move to Canada.

Can Your Firm Afford NOT To Hire An Immigration Lawyer?

At Ackah Business Immigration Law, we exclusively practice immigration law and provide comprehensive expertise in all areas of Canadian and United States immigration law. Our innovative legal practice combines professional knowledge, personal attention, and supportive advice to help international relocation firms meet their clients' cross-border business goals

We smooth the way to Canada and the United States
for employees, families and individuals.




Ackah Law Immigration Services:
We can handle all your Canada and U.S. immigration global mobility issues including:

Ackah Law: Your Immigration Services Partner
We deliver solutions that streamline the Expat process

HR Cannot Provide Employee Immigration Services

Canada Human Resources personnel cannot provide immigration services to their employees – it’s contrary to Canada regulations. Canada’s immigration laws require that anyone who provides immigration services must be members of a regulatory body. The Immigration and Refugee Protection Act sets penalties for anyone, including an HR professional, who breaks the law. An HR professional who performs any of the prohibited activities faces the possibility of fines of up to $100,000 and up to two years in jail.

HR professionals cannot complete and or submit immigration applications on behalf of an employee or a candidate, and they are not permitted to communicate with IRCC or Canada Border Services Agency on behalf of an employee or job candidate. This applies even if the person is a current or prospective employee of the company for which the HR professional works.

At our immigration law firm, we exclusively practice immigration law. We have immigration lawyers as well as immigration consultants and paralegals who are supervised by immigration lawyers. As an immigration lawyer, Managing Lawyer Evelyn Ackah is highly regulated by the Canadian Law Society and Law Society of Alberta. Immigration Consultants must be members of the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council, the governing body for immigration consultants in Canada.

5 Reasons Relocation Companies Should Hire An Immigration Lawyer

Immigration law is becoming more complex and challenging every day. Immigration applications can be refused due to minor oversights and omissions that can delay or negatively impact your clients' business. Not using an experienced immigration lawyer can put your business at risk.

1. Immigration Compliance
Ackah Business Immigration Law can assist you to prepare for a Compliance Review/Inspection and ensure that your organization complies with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program (LMIA) and the International Mobility Program (LMIA exempt) requirements before you receive a call from the government.

Our Employment Law and Human Resources Advisory services assist our corporate immigration clients with planning for terminations, layoffs and drafting employment and consulting agreements to ensure you are well protected.

2. 50+ Years of Immigration Law Experience
Founder and Managing Lawyer Evelyn Ackah has been exclusively practicing immigration law for over 20 years. Our team has over 50 years of combined experience and are at the forefront of key issues and trends in international immigration law and regulations.

3. Cross-Border Expertise
Ackah Business Immigration Law provides comprehensive expertise in all areas of Cross-Border Canada and U.S. immigration law. Our innovative legal practice combines professional knowledge, personal attention, and supportive advice. With knowledge and expertise, we navigate complex Canada and U.S. immigration rules and regulations to solve problems and remove obstacles, BEFORE you get to the border. Crossing Borders Seamlessly™ isn't just a tagline - it's our promise!

4. Local Expertise, Global Knowledge
We provide 24/7/365 global support for our clients. We use the latest technology to service clients around the world. We are available to our clients every day, at any time of day.

5. Proactive Solutions For Inadmissibility Issues and Waivers
Canada has policies that allow it to effectively deny admission to anyone it deems a risk or threat. Inadmissibility to Canada for criminal or medical reasons can be addressed with the help of an immigration lawyer. If your client is refused entry to Canada, there may still be ways to enter the country.

We Don't Sell Dreams, We Sell Success!

We're successful when our clients are successful. We work hard to earn and keep our clients' trust. We're proud of our client testimonials, referrals and online reviews. Our award-winning law firm has been recognized for our legal expertise and our commitment to client service.

About Ackah Law

Ackah Business Immigration Law is an immigration law firm based in Calgary, Alberta with offices in Vancouver and Toronto that serve clients from all over the world. The Ackah Law team helps businesses and individuals cross borders seamlessly into Canada and the United States. Contact Evelyn Ackah and Ackah Law today at contact@ackahlaw.com or (403) 452‑9515.


Evelyn L. Ackah, BA, LL.B.

Founder/Managing Lawyer

Ms. Ackah is passionate about immigration law because it focuses on people and relationships, which are at the core of her personal values. Starting her legal career as a corporate/commercial ...

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In 2010 Softtek was a new foreign company in the Canadian Market and although we were already very experienced with immigration matters in other countries, Canada was an exciting challenge that we needed to take with the best immigration support and our search led to Ms. Evelyn Ackah, whom at that time decided to start her own law firm. Working with Ms. Evelyn Ackah and her team has been a very pleasant experience, they understand our business and support our needs very professionally. Their support has been critical for our operation in Canada, we trust their knowledge, discipline and commitment. We hope to continue working with them for many years.

– Softtek Integration Inc.

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