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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.

    AEA013: Nearshoring to Canada: How to Open a Branch Office in Canada

    AEA013: Nearshoring to Canada: How to Open a Branch Office in Canada

    What is Nearshoring to Canada?
    Many American tech companies are frustrated by their inability to hire highly skilled and educated foreign talent due to scarcity and cost of H-1B visa workers. Nearshoring aka nearsourcing is defined as outsourcing business processes, especially tech and IT processes, to companies in a nearby country, often sharing a border with the target country.
    Find more information at:
    https://www.ackahlaw.com/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/evelynackah/ https://www.facebook.com/AckahBusinessImmigrationLaw/ https://www.instagram.com/ackahlaw/

    • 16 min
    AEA012: Immigration Impacts of the Coronavirus

    AEA012: Immigration Impacts of the Coronavirus

    Ackah Law is closely monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) immigration policies and news, and following the health and travel recommendations that are evolving due to the worldwide crisis. We are dedicated to helping our clients do the same. We want to share our approach with you and assure you of our commitment to maintaining uninterrupted immigration legal services during this global pandemic.
    Ackah Business Immigration Law is open for business to help people by telephone, email, and skype and zoom, etc. The health and safety of our team, our families, our clients and our community are our main priorities. If you need immigration legal advice now or you think you're going to need it in a week, or a month or six weeks from, we want to help you get your immigration applications ready now. The Canadian immigration office, IRCC, will definitely be backlogged, given all the travel challenges. Start your immigration process now: Don't wait, thinking that things will get easier later.
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    • 16 min
    AEA011: Can You #Mexgit to Canada? How Brits and Americans Can Move to Canada

    AEA011: Can You #Mexgit to Canada? How Brits and Americans Can Move to Canada

    Right now there's a very active hashtag going around called #Megxit. It relates to Meghan Markel and Prince Harry and their rumored moved to Canada and departure from the royal family. I've given some interviews about #Megxit and spoken about it quite frequently.
    What's realistic? You don't have to be a prince or princess to come to Canada.
    Find the episode here.

    • 19 min
    AEA010: NAFTA & NAFTA 2.0: How You Can Work In the US, Canada or Mexico

    AEA010: NAFTA & NAFTA 2.0: How You Can Work In the US, Canada or Mexico

    The 3 countries covered by NAFTA - the United States, Canada and Mexico - provide opportunities for their citizens to work in or move to another member country; including NAFTA business visitors, intra-company transfers, NAFTA professionals, TN visas, traders and investors. Canada immigration and U.S. NAFTA lawyer Evelyn Ackah explains the opportunities NAFTA 2.0 (USMCA) has created for U.S., Canadian and Mexican citizens interested in cross-border business and corporate immigration.

    • 20 min
    AEA009: Immigration Compliance Audits and Portals

    AEA009: Immigration Compliance Audits and Portals

    Be Prepared! We are finding that more clients - both businesses and individuals - are receiving random Canada immigration compliance audits to confirm that salary, hours, benefits, etc. are accurate and consistent with what was referenced when the initial compliance portal was completed - and we want you to be ready.

    • 28 min
    AEA008: Misrepresentation: Document Fraud & Immigration

    AEA008: Misrepresentation: Document Fraud & Immigration

    Have you ever been refused a visa? It’s a serious crime to lie or give false information or documents to IRCC.
    The fines and penalties for misrepresentation can be serious: it can be a ban of five years where you cannot come to Canada or apply for anything, whether it's a visitor, worker or permanent residence, and face a $100,000 fine or imprisonment.

    • 24 min

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