Ackah Business Immigration Law

As a boutique corporate immigration law firm, Ackah Business Immigration Law works with clients all over the world. Based in Calgary, Alberta with offices in Vancouver and Toronto their team seamlessly assists businesses and people with crossing borders.

It takes time and careful planning to recruit, relocate and immigrate international workers to Canada and the U.S.. Their lawyers offer expert guidance through the difficult process of immigration.

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After you arrive in Canada as a worker or permanent resident, your immediate immigration needs are met – but your legal needs are not all met. One of our clients recently moved to back to Canada with his foreign wife after living abroad for many years and tragically died shortly after their arrival. While their foreign-born son is eligible to apply for Canadian citizenship because his father is Canadian, his wife has no status in…
In 2021, Canada plans to welcome 232,500 economic newcomers through over 80 economic immigration programs. Canada’s 2021-2023 Immigration Levels Plan has increased immigration goals to welcome more than 400,000 immigrant newcomers each year beginning in 2021, well over 1,200,000 newcomers from 2021 – 2023: 2021: 401,000 2022: 411,000 2023: 421,000 Investment and Economic Immigration Canada has put into place many programs to increase economic immigration in order to improve Canada’s economy due to the aging…
Did you know that there has not been a federal skilled worker Express Entry Permanent Residence draw since the end of last year, 2020? It is definitely causing problems. Many people are sitting in portals waiting to be selected. And because of COVID and perhaps other political issues, nobody has received a federal skilled worker ITA since the end of 2020. We are hopeful that there will be an invitation period soon. But what should…
On September 7 Alberta held its largest Express Entry draw in history and invited 500 Express Entry candidates to apply for a provincial nomination, with a minimum CRS score of at least 300. Since January 2021, Alberta has invited 4,507 Express Entry candidates to apply for a permanent residence since it resumed Express Entry invitations in January 2021. Express Entry is Canada’s program to choose skilled immigrants to invite to become permanent residents based on…
Canada wants to attract young, well-educated, skilled foreign workers to move to Canada. has a points-based immigration system called Express Entry. You must have a score of at least 67 points out of a possible 100 Selection Factor criteria before you apply under the Express Entry Comprehensive Ranking System (CRS). Qualified applicants can receive an Invitation To Apply for permanent residence in Canada. Try Our Free Express Entry Calculator Points are awarded based…
Effective September 7, 2021, foreign nationals can travel to Canada for discretionary purposes if fully vaccinated tourists meet all Covid health and other entry requirements. At midnight on Monday, travel and quarantine requirements were eased for non-essential international fully vaccinated tourists, students, business visitors and other travellers who have completed the Health Canada-approved COVID-19 vaccine requirements and other travel requirements including: Travellers must have received two doses of the Pfizer vaccine, the Moderna vaccine or…
Former corporate litigator turned freelance litigator and legal entrepreneur Erin Cowling is the Founder & CEO of Flex Legal Network, a network of experienced freelance lawyers that assists lawyers and ​law firms on a cost-effective, as-needed, and flex{able} basis. On the podcast, Erin and Evelyn discuss: How (and why) Erin became a freelance lawyer after leaving corporate law Why Erin founded Flex Law The legal services provided by Flex Law How Flex Legal finds…
Canada’s Express Entry is accepting the lowest qualifying scores in years for in-Canada applicants. On August 19, Canada issued 3000 Express Entry permanent residence Invitations To Apply. Candidates with a Comprehensive Ranking System CRS score of over 403 received an ITA (Invitation To Apply). Applicants were required to qualify for the Canadian Experience Class (CEC) as in-Canada immigration applicants. Year to date, Canada has issued 105,779 ITAs with a 2021 target of 108,500. In the…
Lawyer Link Network: Community and Content for Lawyers & Law Firm OwnersDo You Want To Grow Your Law Firm? CALGARY, ALBERTA, CANADA, September 1, 2021: EIN Press Release Are you a lawyer who is dedicated to serving your clients and your community but you also want to run a business that is PROFITABLE and leaves time for the other things that matter to you – family, friends, activities, volunteering? How do other lawyers manage to…
Only 3,295 healthcare workers have applied for 20,000 available spots in Canada’s TR to PR healthcare program – and the temporary program closes in November! According to data from the Canadian government, there are 16,705 TR to PR applications available for temporary healthcare workers in Canada who want to become permanent residents. Canada’s IRCC (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada) launched a new temporary program in May to encourage essential temporary residents to become permanent…