About us


Paula Hirata

Immigrated to Québec through the regular skilled worker program in 2010.

Graduated in Law from Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie in São Paulo, post-graduated in Tax Law from PUC-COGEAE; LL.M. in Financial Law by IBMEC; MBA in Corporate Management from FGV, LL.M. in International Law from Université de Montréal, Paula Hirata is currently an immigration consultant, in the province of Quebec in Canada.

The company Hirata & Lee Immigration Services emerges from her experience as an immigrant and motivated by helping people to achieve their life projects in Canada.

Hirata & Lee Immigration Services counts on qualified consultants and regulated by the ICCRC - CRCIC (Canadian Immigration Consultants Regulatory Council) and enrolled in Registre québécois des consultants en immigration. Hirata & Lee Immigration Services provides advice and monitoring on the following immigration procedures in Canada:

  • Temporary residence (visitor, student, and worker)
  • Permanent residence (Express Entry, Québec, PNP)
  • Family Reunification
  • Citizenship.


Hyoun Joo Lee

Immigrated to Quebec, Canada in 1997 from South Korea
Worked and travelled around the world within the import/export industry for 17 yrs.
Working as a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant since 2017
Immigration Law from LaSalle College in Montreal
Accounting from Ahuntsic College in Montreal
Bac in French Literature from Sungshin University in South Korea.






Jacqueline Santos

Was born in Mexico City. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Laws from the prestigious Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).

She worked for a few years for a Federal Tribunal in Mexico. In 2008, Jacqueline immigrated to Canada to complete a Master of Laws from the University of Montreal (UdeM). She has been working and participating in activism for the promotion of human and women's rights, which led her to participate as a volunteer and speaker in the International Forum of the Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) that took place in Istanbul, Turkey in 2012.

Jacqueline worked for the Ministry of Justice (Québec) from 2014 to 2021. Her passion for immigration law brought her to work and then to volunteer in a community center that offers assistance for immigrants. In 2015 she became part of the Board of Directors of the community center where she currently holds the position of vice-president. She decided to specialize in the field of immigration so she completed the Immigration Consultant program at LaSalle Collège in 2020. 





Ashley Soojung Kim

Immigrated to Vancouver, Canada in 1994 from South Korea. She worked with various international students and parents as principal of a Private High School in Ontario. She has found deep passion to assist foreign national’s settlement in Canada, which lead to working as a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant in Toronto.

-Immigration Law from CDI College, Toronto
-Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics from York University, Toronto.