Objective insights on Canadian immigration policy

About Me


I'm Kareem El-Assal, the Director of Policy & Digital Strategy at CanadaVisa. I've been active in the field of immigration since 2010. My research has covered issues such as the economic impact of immigration, international students, temporary foreign workers, entrepreneur and investor immigration, public opinion, and immigrant settlement services. I've authored over 100 research reports and commentaries, organized 15 conferences, and given over 50 presentations in Canada and the U.S.

I've been interviewed by various organizations for my insights such as the Globe and Mail, National Post, Toronto Star, Global News, Forbes, Washington Post, New York Times,  CTV, CBC, OECD, McKinsey & Company, and Boston Consulting Group.