Category Archives: Immigration law

Regional Focus: Europe – Pt. 1

Annual Report on the Situation of Asylum in the European Union 2017 (EASO, June 2018) [text]The Aquarius Incident: Navigating the Turbulent Waters of International Law (EJIL: Talk Blog, June 2018) [text]Asylum Seekers are Now Political Pawns in a Disharmonious EU (The Conversation, June 2018) [text]Central Mediterranean Survey: Mapping Migration Routes & Incidents (Xchange, June 2018) [text]Deeply Talks: Europe’s Migration Laboratory (Refugees Deeply, June 2018) [text]- Follow link for podcast.Destination Europe: Homecoming (IRIN, June 2018) [text]ECRE Comments on the Commission Proposal Amending the Migration Statistics Regulation COM(2018) 307 (ECRE, June 2018) [text]EU Budget: Commission Proposes Major Funding Increase for Stronger Borders and Migration (European Commission, June 2018) [text]- Note: Scroll down for numerous links to factsheets and other resources.EU’s Refugee Deterrence Policies Drive ‘Suffering Out of Sight’ Say Aid Workers….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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EB-2 I-140 Approval for Egyptian Periodontist Beneficiary and Dental Group Petitioner in Cleveland Ohio

CASE: EB-2 I-140    EMPLOYER: Dental Group in Cleveland, OHBENEFICIARY: Egyptian Periodontist   Our client is from Egypt, who is currently working in the United States as an associate periodontist under his OPT. His current employer was willing to do an immigration petition for him, second-preference. Our client has a dentistry degree in Egypt which was evaluated as an equivalent degree of Doctor of Dental Medicine degree the United States. He also has a license to practice dentistry in the state of Ohio and has 3 years of residency training in periodontics.  After talking to our client, our firm concluded that his employer can petition him as an associate periodontist. Based on our client’s education and working background, our office determined that he is eligible for EB-2 classification. Prior to filing PERM, our firm prepared the prevailing wage request, job order, advertisements, internal job posting, recruitment report, and all other….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Evelyn Ackah: 2018 Woman of Inspiration Nominee

Evelyn Ackah, founder and managing lawyer at Ackah Business Immigration Law, is excited and honored to be nominated as a 2018 Woman of Inspiration by Canadian Business Chicks. It is an honor to be recognized by colleagues and peers as having made a contribution to women in business. Opening a business and knowing the lives of my family, staff and clients depends on the quality of our services is both rewarding and challenging. I’m proud to work with other women who inspire me to greater successes.  Canadian Business Chicks is a community of professional and entrepreneurial women with a passion for business and profit who embrace life with courage, confidence, commitment and integrity. They provide is a non-judgmental environment for women at all stages of life and business to build relevant and authentic connections, and provide members a platform to connect, empower, learn and celebrate through networking events, business directory, speaker platform….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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EB-2 Green Card Approval for Korean Plant Biology Researcher in Columbus Ohio

CASE: I-485 / National Interest Waiver CLIENT: Korean LOCATION: Columbus, OH Our client contacted us in October 2016 about the possibility of doing a National Interest Waiver self-petition. He is a researcher from South Korea and he is an exceptional researcher and scientist in the field of plant developmental biology research. Our client’s significant contributions have placed him at the pinnacle of his field. He has pioneered the study of leaf and flower development and provided novel insights into the molecular mechanisms underlying floral transition from vegetative cells. Specifically, our client characterized bona fide regulators of cell proliferation of aerial lateral organs and floral transition. Because of his innovative experimental research, our client’s research works were highly evaluated by the reviewers of various journals and by colleagues and experts in the field. Upon review of his credentials and qualifications, our office determined that he was….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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New post on Open Access Book Chapters

If you would like a round-up of open access book chapters that I have referenced since the beginning of 2018, check out this post on my Forced Migration Library blog.Tagged Publications... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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