About us

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.






Juliana Melo

Juliana is a Regulated Immigration Consultant and is a member in good standing of the College of Immigration Consultants of Canada (CICC) as well as a member of the Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants (CAPIC).

In 2015, Juliana immigrated to Vancouver, Canada from Brazil. She holds a degree in Law from the University Centre of Brasilia – UniCEUB and has further specialized in Tax Law through her post-graduate studies at IBET – Instituto Brasileiro de Estudos Tributarios. Juliana has also obtained a Certificate in Immigration: Laws, Police and Procedures from UBC – University of British Columbia. Currently, she is a student at Douglas Colleges, enrolled in the Legal Students program.

Juliana's educational background and experience in law have equipped her with the necessary skills to assist clients in their Canadian immigration pathway. She has a deep understanding of the challenges faced by immigrants when relocating to Canada, and she is committed to utilizing her capabilities to support her clients in achieving their goals. Juliana is dedicated to providing comprehensive assistance and guidance to individuals throughout the immigration process.


Milena Assinger

From Brazil, she worked for one of the world's largest international education institution
She immigrated to Canada in 2015, becoming a permanent resident about three years later.
Before that, she spent seven years in United States where she acquired a Bachelor of Arts degree with a Psychology major from the University of Iowa. 
In Canada, she worked as sales manager and educational consultant for various companies offering support and consulting services to international English, College, and University students.
Her extensive life and work experience with foreigners seeking to live abroad sparked in her the interest to become an immigration consultant to help people achieve their dreams. 
She is fluent in English and Portuguese, and lives in British Columbia with her family.