(403) 452-9515

Ackah Law

Search Ackah Law...

Contact us

Contact Information

1 (403) 452-9515

1 (800) 932-1190

Book a Consultation

More Options...

U.S.MCA and Cross-Border Business: NAFTA 2.0

Blog posted on by Evelyn Ackah in Canada Work Permits and NAFTA

U.S.MCA and Cross-Border Business: NAFTA 2.0

Commonly dubbed NAFTA 2.0, Canada's new trade agreement with the United States and Mexico, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, U.S.MCA, was signed literally hours before the deadline on September 30, 2018. Expected to be ratified by each country by late November, initially little was know about the agreement. During the past few weeks, details have continued to emerge on the trade agreement. Here are some highlights of U.S.MCA as they pertain to cross-border business.

Highlights of U.S.MCA

Note: Points 1 - 3 most significantly impact immigration law.

U.S.MCA proposes a 16-year agreement, renewable following a six-year review.


Evelyn Ackah

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 ...

More About Evelyn Ackah

Canada Updates Tech Jobs Eligible Under Global Talent Stream

Canada has updated the list of technology occupations that are eligible under the Global Talent Stream, effective August 5, 2019. Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), ...

Read More

Indian Migration to Canada Up 50%

Indians who might once have wanted to move to the United States are increasingly looking at Canada for work and immigration opportunities. Over 39,600 Indian citizens obtained permanent ...

Read More

Canada's Global Skills Strategy: 2 Years Strong!

Canada's Global Skills Strategy (GSS) was launched on June 12, 2017, to help Canadian employers attract top highly skilled global talent to work for their company, to help source ...

Read More

How Can I Work in Canada Without A Work Permit?

Professionals who want to enter Canada may not need a work permit or LMIA if they qualify as a Professional under the NAFTA Business Visitor After Sales Service category R186(a). If ...

Read More

How To Expedite Hiring High Wage Employees

How can we hire a highly specialized and senior new employee we want as quickly as possible? To hire a highly paid or highly skilled temporary foreign worker, in most cases you will ...

Read More

Intra-Company Work Permits and Job Transfers to the U.S. and Canada

Canada has a strong job market and is actively recruiting educated skilled foreign workers to help build the economy and create jobs. Many companies want to move skilled foreign workers ...

Read More

Many thanks for the great news. I and my family are extremely happy and extremely thankful for the devotion and sincerity with which you processed this case. It was a complex case and without your special attention, things might not have this great outcome as we have.

We will be submitting our passports on Sunday to the embassy as per instructions in the letter and I will keep you updated on the progress.

Many thanks once again and looking forward to see you folks soon.

– A. A. Save the Children Canada

View All Testimonials