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Welcome to the Ask Canada Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah podcast. I answer your questions about moving to Canada and the US for work, for family, for life.

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Welcome to the Ask Canada Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah podcast. I answer your questions about moving to Canada and the US for work, for family, for life.

    November 2020 Immigration News and Updates

    November 2020 Immigration News and Updates

    November 10 Canada and United States immigration updates and news from Canada immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah:
    U.S. immigration changes do to the new Biden administration NEXUS extensions LMIA updates New Immigration pathways for foreign graduates Tech worker visas Nondiscretionary travel and quarantine exemptions Travel into Canada for humanitarian and compassionate grounds Expedited quarantine pilot in Calgary, Alberta DLI (designated learning institution) travel exemptions for graduate schools Ackah Law Can Help Your Canadian Dream Come True
    For more information on immigration to Canada or the United States, contact Ackah Business Immigration today at (403) 452‑9515 Ext. 100 or 1-800-932-1190 or email us directly at contact@ackahlaw.com

    • 14 min
    How Indian Tech Workers Can Move From the United States to Canada

    How Indian Tech Workers Can Move From the United States to Canada

    Canada immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah spoke Dr. Alka Chopra Madan, founder of Global Women Power, and Nancy Tobesman, Vice President at Global Women Power, about how Indian foreign workers and business owners in the United States can move to Canada to work or open a business, and then make Canada their permanent home.
    Canada and U.S. immigration topics discussed include:
    • Differences in U.S. and Canada immigration
    • How H-1B visa holders and applicants can move to Canada
    • NAFTA immigration to Canada
    • Tech immigration to Canada
    • Global Talent Stream
    • Express Entry
    • Spousal and Family
    • Intra-company transfers
    • Student visa
    • How to set up a business in Canada

    • 33 min
    6 Months In: COVID’s Impact on U.S. Immigration

    6 Months In: COVID’s Impact on U.S. Immigration

    Canada immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah discusses 6 months in: how COVID-19 is impacting Canadian and U.S. immigration with U.S. immigration Lawyer Lucy Lee Fong, Senior Partner at Fallon, Bixby, Cheng & Lee, Inc., an immigration law firm in San Francisco:
    NAFTA and immigration COVID's impact on U.S. business immigration  Politics impact on immigration Employment-based immigration to the United States and Canada How managing an immigration law firm has changed and stayed the same during the pandemic  CrossBorder Business Immigration COVID's impact on immigrant employees and employers  

    • 50 min
    Who Can Travel to Canada? September Updates On The Impact of COVID on Immigration

    Who Can Travel to Canada? September Updates On The Impact of COVID on Immigration

    Canada immigration lawyer Evelyn Ackah discusses the latest news and updates on how COVID-19 is impacting Canadian and U.S. immigration including:
    U.S. Canada border closures and cross-border travel  Essential workers and business travel into Canada and the U.S. Family reunification travel into Canada Mandatory quarantines Express Entry  LMIAs and employing foreign workers Spousal permanent residence Americans looking at options for moving to Canada Realistic timeframes for immigration applications

    • 14 min
    Crossborder Business Transactions: How Immigration and Corporate Law Intersect

    Crossborder Business Transactions: How Immigration and Corporate Law Intersect

    Canada Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah and Melanie Cole, Partner at Aird & Berlis LLP law firm in Toronto, discuss B2B immigration, crossborder business transactions, Melanie's services as a cross-border corporate lawyer and how immigration and corporate law intersect.
    cross-border business and immigration law legalization of cannabis in Canada and immigrant entrepreneurship  startup visas and business immigration  women in law  our businesses and our law practices  how we can work with you to do cross-border transactions and get you to Canada by way of immigration

    • 34 min
    Taxes for Expats: CrossBorder Canadians and Americans

    Taxes for Expats: CrossBorder Canadians and Americans

    The close proximity of Canada and the United States offers business immigration opportunities for citizens of both countries - and can result in cross-border tax issues for expats:
    Tax Information for Americans Living and Working in Canada Tax Information for Canadians Living and Working in the United States Canada Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah and Cross Border and International Tax Expert James Belesiotis discuss cross-border immigration and tax law.
    Is now a good time to open a branch office in Canada? How do salaries and income taxes compare for H-1B visa holders or applicants who decide to move to Canada? If you’re not a Canadian citizen, do you have to be a resident to open a business or branch in Canada? What tax benefits and incentives do foreign investors have to move to Canada?  

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

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6 Ratings

Reinert3 ,

Very informative!

Evelyn knows her stuff. I would highly recommend her podcast for anyone wondering what it takes to immigrate to Canada!

C.Gardiner ,

Business Owner

How fantastic to have a source like this with real, current immigration information. Your level of detail is great. All of your podcasts are super helpful. Thanks!

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