About Canada Immigration Lawyer David Cohen

Last updated: 27 October 2020

Attorney David Cohen is more than an immigration consultant. He is a Canada immigration lawyer with over 45 years of experience that is authorized by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to represent you in all matters pertaining to Canadian immigration.

Attorney David Cohen's Career

Since graduating from McGill University's Faculty of Law, David has dedicated his over 45-year career to helping people obtain Canadian immigration visas and permanent resident (PR) status.

David Cohen is the Senior Partner at Campbell Cohen, one of Canada's leading immigration law firms. David has been invited by the Canadian Parliament and Senate to deliver expert analysis on Canadian immigration law and policy.

He is a member of the Barreau du Québec, Canadian Bar Association, Quebec Immigration Lawyers Association, and American Immigration Lawyers Association. He has also been appointed as a governor for life of the Fondation du Barreau du Québec. You may verify that Attorney David Cohen is a member in good standing of a Canadian Law Society and therefore authorized to represent you. You may also view David Cohen's professional credentials.

David started his practice as an immigration attorney in 1976, at a time when the government of Canada was radically changing its immigration policies and regulations. 

Campbell Cohen Senior Partner Canada Immigration Attorney David Cohen

As noted on his Wikipedia page, Attorney David Cohen became interested in helping people with their Canadian immigration journeys because of his family's history. David remembers his grandfather speaking about his unsuccessful efforts to sponsor his sister from Poland leading up to the Second World War. Unfortunately, Canadian government officials did not facilitate the sponsorship and his grandfather's sister was never heard from again.

About CanadaVisa.com and the Campbell Cohen Immigration Law Firm

In 1994, Cohen launched CanadaVisa.com and became one of the first lawyers in Canada to offer a full range of Canadian immigration services and consulting to prospective immigration applicants and foreign workers over the internet. Today, CanadaVisa.com is the largest private sector Canadian immigration website in the world, with millions of people visiting the website every year. 

In 1996, David founded cicnews.com, which is now the world's largest Canadian immigration news website. He also founded the CanadaVisa.com forum, which is the world's largest discussion board dedicated to Canadian immigration. The forum features hundreds of thousands of members who help each other with matters relating to Express Entry, the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), other skilled worker pathways for immigrants and work permit holders alike, studying in Canada, and other important Canadian immigration issues.

Attorney David Cohen and his staff at Campbell Cohen provide the full range of Canadian immigration services to foreign individuals, small enterprises and multinationals alike. His team of Canadian immigration specialists takes on the complete preparation of permanent residence and temporary work permit applications and dispenses experienced, expert advice at every stage throughout the process. David Cohen also provides immigration assistance and legal services pro-bono based on compassionate grounds as the need arises.

Attorney David Cohen in the Media

Due to his vast expertise on Canadian immigration, visas, Express Entry, and the Provincial Nominee Program (PNP), Attorney David Cohen is frequently invited by the world's leading media outlets to provide his analysis. David has been interviewed by the likes of Al Jazeera, New York Times, Telegraph, CNN, NBC, USA Today, Toronto Star, Globe and Mail, Times of India, the Walrus, Maclean's, CBC, and CTV.

Attorney David Cohen has received considerable media recognition due to his work helping immigrants. For example, in 2015, David and members of his community raised $70,000 to sponsor two Syrian refugee families for immigration to Canada. In addition, he has received media coverage for his use of technology to help immigrants build social networks and find jobs once they move to Canada. 

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