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23 May 2019 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 you need to enter Canada temporarily to provide pre-arranged professional services as a salaried employee of a Canadian company or are contracted by a Canadian employer in one of over 60 occupations covered by NAFTA you can enter Canada as a…
Home Blog Do You Want to Move Your Workforce to Canada? New Report 23 May 2019 International students and highly skilled foreign workers are responding to restrictive immigration policies in the United States by choosing Canada as their destination of choice. And US companies are paying attention, and moving operations to Canada or near-shoring to Canada says the 2019 Immigration Trends Report by Envoy Global.  Canada has been using friendly immigration policies as one of its…
23 May 2019 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 need to demonstrate there is no Canadian worker able and available to fill that job by completing an LMIA (Labour Market Impact Assessment). LMIAs must be approved by the Canadian government before you can legally extend an offer of employment,…
16 May 2019 The United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union in 2016, and today the battle in government continues to cause stress, fear and confusion for citizens of the UK. With the defeat of Brexit in January 2019, the missed March exit date, and the continued uncertainty, more Brits are looking for information on how to move to Canada from the UK.  Every year between 6,000 and 9,000 UK citizens become permanent residents
Home Blog Criminal Inadmissibility to Enter Canada or the US: Facebook Live May 21 14 May 2019 Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah Answers Your Questions about Criminal Inadmissibility to Enter Canada or the US: Your Options Including US Visa Waivers, TRPs and Rehabilitation  Known for its friendliness, Canada nonetheless does have policies that allow it to effectively deny admission for those it deems a risk or threat. The most common reasons to be denied entry to Canada for…
9 May 2019 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 to their operations in Canada when a local worker is not available to fill key jobs. NAFTA is an important cross-border business agreement between Canada, the United States and Mexico that allows citizens of those countries to quickly and easily enter the member…
6 May 2019 Meet Ackah Law Regulated Immigration Consultant Gisela Curi  Gisela Curi practices Canadian Immigration Law and specializes in economic migration servicing individual and corporate clients. She has over ten years of experience in Permanent and Temporary residence applications, including Work Permits (LMIA and LMIA-exempt categories), Study Permits, Temporary Resident Visas, Temporary Resident Permits, Express Entry (FSW, CEC, FST), Provincial Nominations (AINP, BCPNP).  Ms. Curi has lectured on legal topics relating to Canadian Immigration…
1 May 2019  Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) began sending invitations to apply for the new Parent and Grandparent Sponsorship Program on Wednesday, April 24 and will continue until all invitations are sent. The relaunched PGP program accepted 27,000 online applications on a first-come, first-served basis on January 28, 2019.  If you received an invitation to apply, IRCC must receive your completed application on or before Friday, June 28, 2019. If you miss the…
Home Blog Immigrant Entrepreneurs Create More Canadian Jobs Than Than Nonimmigrant Business Owners 30 April 2019 New research by Statistics Canada shows that companies owned by immigrant entrepreneurs create more job and have higher growth than companies owners born in Canada. Immigrant-owned businesses accounted for 25% of all net new jobs created in the private sector yet are only 17% of all businesses. According to the study,  The results revealed that private incorporated immigrant-owned firms…
24 April 2019 The headlines are frequently featured US entertainers such as comedian Russell Brand, actors Wes Brantley and Lindsay Lohan, rappers DMX and Kodak Black, or actor who has been banned from entering Canada for drug-related crimes. Being denied entry to Canada doesn’t just happen to entertainers – anyone with a conviction for a serious crime in the United States can be deemed criminally inadmissible by a Canada border agent and refused entry to…