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IRCC is still working through backlogs from the pandemic, and some groups are paying the price, says Calgary Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah

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IRCC is still working through backlogs from the pandemic, and some groups are paying the price, says Calgary Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah

Calgary immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah told CBC Calgary the frustrating delays a local Calgary man is experiencing waiting 5 years to reunite with his parents as their permanent residency application is processed by IRCC in the parents and grandparents category is a result of the pandemic backlog and IRCC immigration priorities. Calgary immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah says the explanation for delays is simple: IRCC is still working through backlogs from the pandemic:

"They're prioritizing people that are going to come to Canada and contribute directly to the Canadian economy... Unfortunately, I think the parents and grandparents category is not seen as a crucial category while they're still catching up on delays related to COVID."
Read The Full Article: Ongoing immigration delays leave Calgarian waiting 5 years to reunite with parents

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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