Rupinder Bhullar

Rupinder Bhullar

Office Administrator

Sas and Ing has recently welcomed Rupinder as their office administrator. Born in Chandigarh, India, Rupinder moved to Tehran, Iran after marriage where she lived for 25 years before coming to Vancouver to study Business Administration at Langara College.

Rupinder has Bachelor of Economics and Master in English degrees, both from Punjab University in Chandigarh and a Computer Science diploma from Cambridge University, London. Prior to coming to Vancouver to study, Rupinder was a Business English, IELTS and ESL instructor in Tehran, Iran.

Rupinder loves nature, yoga, numerous sports and languages. She is fluent in English, Punjabi, Hindi and Farsi.

As an English Literature Master’s graduate, her favorite author is Mark Twain. One of Rupinder’s favorite Twain quotes:

“To succeed in life, you need two things- ignorance and confidence.”

Judy Solinap

Judy Solinap

Immigration Paralegal

Judy has nearly ten years experience as an immigration paralegal and has been a longstanding member of the Immigration Law Centre team. An immigrant herself, she and her family arrived in Canada from the Philippines in July 2007 and shortly thereafter began her immigration career with Catherine at her Gastown location. A lawyer herself in the Philippines, Judy bring’s her professional background to assist Sas and Ing’s Filipino clientele. In addition, Judy has obtained a Paralegal Certificate from Vancouver Community College and her Immigration Consultant Diploma from Ashton College. She is fluent in English, Tagalog and her native dialect, Ilonggo.

Violetta Terpetska

Violetta Terpetska

Immigration Paralegal

Violetta has recently joined Sas and Ing as an Immigration Paralegal.

Violetta’s interest in immigration law stems from her own journey to Canada, arriving 5 years ago as a Live-in Caregiver. Completing her immigration applications for work permits and permanent residency was both a challenging and stimulating experience. After becoming a Permanent Resident, Violetta decided to pursue a career in the immigration field and enrolled in the UBC diploma program in Immigration consultancy, which she completed in July 2017. She looks forward to working closely with clients to be able to help with their immigration matters.

Originally from Ukraine, Violetta has a Master of Philology Degree from Vinnytsia Pedagogical University and is fluent in English, Russian, and Ukrainian.

Farah Mistry

Farah Mistry

Immigration Administrative Assistant

Farah joined Sas and Ing in February of 2016 bringing with her over five years of experience working with the Canadian and Australian Government’s offices in Mumbai India.

Farah has a Bachelors degree in Commerce from the University of Mumbai and a Masters Degree in Global Management from Royal Roads University in Victoria, BC. In her spare time, Farah enjoys watching movies, hiking, volleyball, swimming, and exploring Beautiful British Columbia.

Leila Hosseini

Leila Hosseini

Administrative Assistant

Leila became a Canadian permanent resident in 2014 arriving from Iran in Montreal, Quebec. Attracted to Beautiful British Columbia, she moved to Vancouver in December 2016. Leila’s background includes being a university lecturer in English Literature as well as an instructor for IELTS in Tehran, Iran. She has a Master degree in English Literature and Business English Certificate from Cavendish College, London UK. In her spare time, Leila enjoys reading, travelling, and volunteering for various charities. Leila has recently joined Sas and Ing as part of the immigration support team.

Alifya Shakir

Alifya Shakir

Accountant

Alifya is an accounting professional with over 6 years of industry experience in financial services. She has a Masters Degree in Accounting and Finance with an advanced Diploma in Taxation which she obtained from the University of Mumbai. Alifya oversees all of Sas and Ing’s financial operations.