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A Procedural Fairness Letter (PFL) is a formal communication from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) or another immigration authority to an applicant when there are concerns about immigration fraud or misrepresentation. It is sent when there are issues with the information provided in the application that could potentially lead to a negative decision and denial. The letter outlines the

On the Ask Canada Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah podcast, host Evelyn Ackah talks with Garth Froese, the president and CEO of Pacific East Research Corporation, and they discuss what it’s like being a corporate client of Ackah Business Immigration Law. Pacific East is a data management company that provides contact information for corporations in the U.S. and protects people from

Immigration fraud is a serious offence that can result in severe consequences, including deportation, fines and even imprisonment. Common types of immigration fraud include marriage fraud, false job offers, misrepresentation of qualifications and fake documents. Business immigration fraud, in particular, can undermine the integrity of the immigration system and affect both employers and employees.
Preventing Business Immigration Fraud: Essential Tips

In 2023, Canada welcomed thousands of high-net-worth immigrants into its borders – beating many other nations across the globe. While other countries lost millionaires, Canada did the opposite. Many of these millionaires are undoubtedly business owners, and the majority are probably taking advantage of Canada’s many business immigration programs. If you are among the many entrepreneurs aiming to settle in

Many skilled workers overlook Canada’s “Global Talent Stream.” This immigration program can provide you with a work permit in just a few weeks, giving you a new home in Canada and a new employer.. While Canada has numerous work-related immigration programs, the Global Talent Stream is certainly something worth considering – and prioritizing. Internet research is a positive

According to HSBC, Canada is the second-most-attractive foreign market for multinational expansion – falling just behind the United States. Each year, countless foreign businesses set up new offices and branches in Canada. These companies are attracted by numerous factors – including a stable economy, skilled workers, and a relatively high number of high-net-worth individuals. If you are thinking about

On the Ask Canada Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah podcast, host Evelyn Ackah talks with Jeremy Bollington, the president of Your Franchise Is Waiting about his business and how he helps entrepreneurs and business owners looking to move to the US with a franchise business entity. Bollington shares his background, which includes working in the banking world in London and New

This June, as we celebrate Pride Month, I want to highlight a topic close to my heart: Canada’s long history of welcoming LGBTQ+ immigrants. As a Canadian immigration attorney, I’ve witnessed firsthand how Canada’s inclusive and progressive policies offer a safe haven for those seeking a life free from discrimination.
Canada: A Champion for LGBTQ+ Rights

Canada has a long

Alberta has seen a surge in interest from qualified individuals seeking to immigrate and contribute to our vibrant economy. While this is fantastic news, it also means the Alberta Advantage Immigration Program (AAIP) needs to strategically manage its allocation of nominations to best serve Alberta’s economic needs across various sectors. Earlier this year, the Alberta Advantage Immigration Program paused the

On the Ask Canada Immigration Lawyer Evelyn Ackah podcast, host Evelyn Ackah interviews her client and fellow entrepreneur, Nikhil Dwivedi. Nikhil shares his background and motivation for immigrating to Canada. He founded EYP Creations in India and wanted to expand his business in Canada. Nikhil discusses the success of his company, which manages artists and YouTube channels in the music