Meet our Team

Charlene DaSilva, RCIC-IRB
Founder, Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant – IRB, Paralegal, Notary Public

Before working at Affordable Immigration and Paralegal Support in Hamilton and Toronto, Charlene graduated with Honours from Humber College in the Immigration Consultant and Paralegal program.  She is licenced by the Law Society of Ontario (LSO) as well as the The College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants, proving her ability to understand the laws governing those areas of practice.

Charlene has spent many years working in the customer service industry.  This experience has fostered the necessary time management, organization and personal skills required to handle a variety of tasks and people.  Her commitment to providing excellent service and personal support has been the foundation of her career. Charlene is a Notary Public who has the ability to administer oaths and authenticate legal documents.

Zulmara DaSilva
Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant and Business Development

Zulmara is a Registered Canadian Immigration Consultant on the AIPS team. Zulmara began her professional career in the medical sales field as a Registered Practical Nurse. After many years in healthcare, Zulmara was looking for a change. After enrolling in the Immigration Consultant Program, she found her true passion for Immigration. Graduating with honours, Zulmara then went on to become a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant. Zulmara’s role at AIPS consists of Business Development and Immigration matters. Zulmara specializes in Business Immigration, specifically Labour Market Impact Assessments and the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. Zulmara is passionate about helping her clients reach their Canadian dreams.

Joseph (Yong-Taik) Kim
Licenced Paralegal, Notary Public

After receiving a B.A.  in Law in Korea, Joseph (Yong-Taik) Kim has obtained over ten years of client service and administrative experience.

Joseph graduated with Honours from Humber College in the Paralegal program, and has worked hard to prove his abilities by achieving the best possible results for his clients.

Joseph is fully fluent in English and Korean and is able to communicate in Japanese. Joseph is a Notary Public who has the ability to administer oaths and authenticate legal documents.

Yeon Kyong Jeong
Licenced Immigration Consultant

Yeon Kyong Jeong is a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant with ICCRC and collaborates with AIPS Toronto.

Ms. Jeong has a Bachelor’s degree in Education and has worked as an Application Processing Assistant for years prior to becoming a Licensed Immigration Consultant.

Ms. Jeong prides herself on her attention to detail and assisting clients in their immigration goals.excellent service and personal support has been the foundation of her career.

Veruska Rosas
Immigration Case Manager, Fluent in English and Spanish

My name is a Veruska and I am originally from Venezuela. When I came to Canada many years ago, I enrolled in the English as a Second language program at Mohawk College and met many wonderful people from around the world. After years of working in a variety of employment I was looking for a change in my life. I saw an advertisement for a receptionist position with Affordable Immigration and Paralegal Support and applied for the position. I started working with Charlene and was introduced to the world of immigration and helping people visit, work, and immigrate to Canada.

I have enjoyed this field of work so much I am enrolled in the Immigration Practitioner program. I can proudly say that I graduated from Immigration Practitioner program with honours 2021. I am the Immigration Case Manager of AIPS, and I am passionate about what I do.

Norbelita Arquisola
Administrative Assistant- Fluent in Filipino and English

My name is Norbelita, and I am fluent in Filipino and English. I immigrated to Canada at a young age many years ago. It took me a lot of courage to migrate to Canada at a young age, but it’s the best decision I’ve ever made. This country has offered me many opportunities. I was able to immerse in its diverse community, acquire quality education, access free health care, find stability and growth just to name a few. Now, I am proud to be a part of a team that helps clients, and their families realize their dreams.

My background is in Accounts Payable. Five years ago, I decided it’s time to transition into a different career. I graduated from Mohawk College in the Office Administration – Legal program. I was fortunate to complete my placement at AIPS and to continue to be part of the team after graduation. As one of the first point of contact, I strive to be always helpful and responsive to clients.

My training at AIPS helped me discover a new purpose. Charlene’s enthusiasm is contagious. She is a great motivation and an inspiration. She helped me discover a new passion. The variety of work we go through makes each day exciting. What sets us apart is that we rise above and beyond for our clients. If you are searching for an honest, genuine, compassionate, competent, and respectful service give AIPS a try. You deserve a great counsel. Contact us now, your future is worth your investment.

Alexandra Ross

Alexandra (Alex) Ross
Administrative Assistant

As an aspiring Licensed Immigration Consultant, Alex, is concurrently enrolled at Queen’s University as a candidate for a Graduate Diploma in Immigration & Citizenship Law. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in science from Dalhousie University as well as a Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning from the University of Canterbury. This ongoing education equips her with the knowledge needed to support clients effectively.

Alex’s prior professional journey has seen her contribute to the hospitality industry, excelling in customer service, and in the education sector as a high school math and science teacher. Alex’s current role at Affordable Immigration & Paralegal Support involves managing administrative processes, fostering positive client relations, and supporting the consultants in their mission to guide individuals through the complex and rewarding journey of immigration to Canada.

Having lived in various countries around the world, Alex, possesses a deep appreciation for diverse cultures. Despite her global experiences, she holds a special fondness for her home country, Canada. With enthusiasm and dedication, she looks forward to leveraging her skills to help new Canadians embark on the next chapter of their lives in this beautiful and welcoming nation we proudly call home.

Eman Khairi
Administrative Assistant, fluent in English and Arabic

My name is Eman, and I am originally from Sudan, a country in East Africa. With a bachelor’s degree in accounting, I started my professional career as an accountant many years ago, but I knew I wanted more. I moved to Canada to explore new opportunities and decided to pursue my passion for the legal field by enrolling in the Paralegal program at Mohawk College.

I am incredibly grateful to have had the opportunity to complete my placement at AIPS and to continue to be a part of a team that values helpfulness and prioritizes clients’ best interests above all else.

I look at Charlene as an outstanding role model. It is inspiring to observe how she navigates the delicate balance between professionalism and cordiality with such ease. She sets an excellent example for everyone to follow. I look forward to continuing and expanding my legal career at Affordable Immigration and Paralegal Support.

Eman Khairi