The CanadaVisa Team

Last updated: 12 October 2021

CanadaVisa.com was founded by the late David Cohen in 1994 as the online presence of the Campbell Cohen Immigration Law Firm. Since then, CanadaVisa has become the world's leading private sector resource on Canadian immigration. The free information and tools available on CanadaVisa are meant to help people around the globe move to Canada, as well as settle and integrate here. CanadaVisa is regularly updated by a team of immigration lawyers, marketers, journalists, and researchers. 

    Kareem El-Assal

    Kareem El-Assal is the Managing Editor of CanadaVisa.  Kareem has written over 300 publications on Canadian immigration. His research has been cited by the likes of Canada's immigration minister, the department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, Statistics Canada, and the OECD.

    Alexandra Miekus

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    Alexandra Miekus is an Editor and the French Translator at CanadaVisa. Alexandra has worked in a variety of different roles including as a television reporter, researcher, editor, translator, and university lecturer.

    Shelby Thevenot

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    Shelby Thevenot is an Editor at CanadaVisa. Shelby is a trained journalist and has worked as a freelance writer, photo journalist, and staff video journalist.

    Attorney Daniel Levy

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    Daniel Levy is a Senior Attorney at Campbell Cohen. Daniel has worked at Campbell Cohen for over 10 years and specializes in work permits, business immigration, inadmissibility, and citizenship.

    Attorney Kara Crudo

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    Kara Crudo is a Senior Attorney at Campbell Cohen. During her career at Campbell Cohen, she has specialized in a number of areas such as international students and family class immigration.

    Attorney Gabriel Dumitrascu

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    Gabriel Dumitrascu is a Senior Attorney at Campbell Cohen. Gabriel specializes in economic class immigration, study permits, and family reunification.

    Attorney Michael Schwartz

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    Michael Schwartz is an Attorney at Campbell Cohen. Michael works on a variety of matters such as researching new laws and regulations and changes to immigration laws, policies, and programs.


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