The Campbell Cohen Canada immigration law library is a valuable Canadian immigration information resource.

Please feel free to use these resources to learn more about the Canadian immigration process and recent trends in Canadian immigration law.

For ease of use, the Canada immigration law library is divided into the following sections:


Canada Immigration Law Glossary

The Canada Immigration Law Glossary is a list of specialized Canadian immigration words and terms with their definitions.

From Adaptability to Work Experience and everything in between, you can learn the meaning of the terminology utilized by Canadian Immigration Visa Officers.


Case Commentaries

The case commentaries are a monthly summary of Federal Court cases that have a direct bearing on the Canadian immigration process.

Learn how the Canadian judicial system has modified Canadian immigration policy by its interpretation of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) and its Regulations.

Case Commentary - 2015

Case Commentary - 2014

Case Commentary - 2013

Case Commentary - 2012

Case Commentary - 2011

Case Commentary - 2010

Case Commentary - 2009

Case Commentary - 2008

Case Commentary - 2007

Case Commentary - 2006

Case Commentary - 2005


A-Z Topics

An exhaustive list of all Canadian immigration topics contained within the website.

Quickly find the information that you are looking for, whether it be qualifying for a Canada Immigration (Permanent Resident) Visa or finding work in Canada to speed up your Canadian immigration process.


Archived A-Z Topics

Older material that has since been replaced by more current material on

Be advised, that although this content is outdated, it is made available to you for research purposes on Canadian immigration matters of the past.

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Latest News

  • International Graduates Granted Reprieve after Refusal of Post-Graduation Work Permit Applications

    A group of former international students whose applications for Post-Graduation Work Permits (PGWPs) were refused are now able to re-submit their applications. Canada’s Minister of Immigration, John McCallum, has established a public policy to reconsider applications for three-year open work permits from certain graduates.

  • IRCC Outlines Steps That May Be Taken to Increase Work Permit Validity Under International Experience Canada (IEC) Program

    Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) has published instructions on increasing the validity period of work permits under the International Experience Canada (IEC) program. Through the IEC program, citizens of countries with a bilateral youth mobility arrangement with Canada who are between 18 and 35 years old may be eligible to work in Canada under one of three categories: Working Holiday, Young Professionals, and International Co-op.