About the Immigration TeamMigrating Bird Immigration Services Inc. was founded by our Managing Director, Thomas Tofigh, RCIC, LLM, Ph.D. in 2013, he became a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant. Dr. Tofigh works out of his Head Office in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He also has representatives of the immigration team in Iran, UAE, Qatar, Oman, and China, all dedicated to providing top-notch immigration services, mainly for those who need help exiting other countries and entering Canada.

Dr. Tofigh’s extensive education in immigration, business, and international law allow him to offer local, provincial, national, and international advice on business and immigration law. Take advantage of his expert help with entrepreneur and investment applications, temporary and permanent work visas for specialist personnel skilled workers. The immigration team at Migrating Bird Immigration Services Inc. work under Dr. Tofigh to cover a wide variety of Canadian Federal and Provincial Immigration Programs. Refugee cases are a top priority at MBIS and we have a great success rate due to our diligent and thorough team, proving cases of discrimination, persecution, and imprisonment based on race, nationality, religion, being a member of a particular social group or political opinion and actions. If you seek protection in Canada, get in touch with our team.

The MBIS team bring in specialists as needed, such as our excellent translators of documents, but rely on our core team to provide most of our immigration services:

Our Team Members

Migrating Bird Immigration Specialists

Thomas Tofigh, RCIC, LLM, Ph.D., Managing Director

The area of Canadian and International immigration is quite vast and our founder and managing director Dr. Thomas Tofigh, RCIC, LLM. keeps abreast of it all. When you are looking for more than just efficiency and attention to detail in completing a well-produced professional application to enter Canada, Dr. Tofigh has a proven track record of success. He has been certified as an Immigration Consultant –(No. R509045) since 2013 by the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council (ICCRC). In 2018 he earned the diploma of Canadian Citizenship and Immigration Officer and currently acts as an Official Consultant to the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council on matters of immigration law and procedure. This involves years of research and activities surrounding applicants interested in immigrating to Canada. In 2015 he received a Certification of Specialization – Mastering family sponsorship, spouse and children application process within Canada and Overseas. Thomas is also a Commissioner of Oaths for the government of British Columbia, The Commissioner for Taking Affidavits by the Order in Council Administration Office in the Ministry of Attorney General.

Allow no errors or omissions in your application when you have Thomas on your team. He is well-versed in Canadian and International procedures and requirements and ensures his staff knows what to do and will do it well! Email him at amir@mbis.ca and find out how his in-depth knowledge of Canadian and International Immigration and Business Law.

Along with his years of experience working as an Immigration Consultant, Thomas brings to the table an extensive education in areas advantageous to those coming to Canada via business or investment streams. Dr. Tofigh recently was awarded a Master’s Degree in International Commercial Law and a Ph.D. in Public Law. This combination makes him a valuable asset to have on your side, to not only present the best application for the right program for you in general, but to deal with the complex, and exacting criteria involved with the financial streams into Canada.

Dr. Tofigh can provide guidance in all aspects of Canadian immigration as well as Canadian and International business and law. When you need a solid source for your investment and/or entrepreneurial ventures in Canada, call our expert. He is able to provide business advice, answer questions about the Canadian economy, potential locations for settlement, etc. Having worked for years in business internationally and as a business owner, Dr. Tofigh also brings practical hands-on experience about owning a business in Canada and abroad.

Click on the files below for a complete list of Dr. Thomas Tofigh’s education and work experience:

Dr. Thomas Tofigh - RCIC, LLM - Complete Education
– Mehr-e Arak – Ph.D. in Public Law , 2015 – 2019

– The University of Salford – Master’s Degree, International Commercial Law, 2018 – 2020

– Diploma, Canadian Citizenship and Immigration Officer, 2017 to 2018

– Certification of Specialization – Mastering family sponsorship, spouse and children application process  In-Canada and Overseas, 2015

– British Columbia Institute of Technology – BCIT Certificate, Operations Management, 2011 – 2013

– APICS CPIM – Certificate in Production and Inventory Management, 2011

– Ashton College – Diploma, Canadian Immigration Consultant, 2012

– NWRC – Postgraduate Diploma, Professional Software Development, 2008 – 2009

– Mehr-e Arak – Master of International Law, 2001 – 2003

– Islamic Azad University – Bachelors’ Degree in Mining Engineering, 1990 – 1996

Thomas Tofigh - RCIC, LLM, Ph.D. - Work Experience
Migrating Bird Immigration Services Inc., North Vancouver
Owner and President – Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant, June 2013 to Present

MBIS Marketing Consultants, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Owner and President, Oct. 2018 to Present

CANBC Trading Inc., North Vancouver, BC, Canada
Owner and President, May 2018 to Present

Hue Graphic Inc., North Vancouver, BC, Canada
Owner and President, Oct. 2015 to Present

Rana Consulting Group Inc.
Chief Operating Officer, Nov. 2016 to Mar. 2018

UniCan Immigration, West Vancouver, BC Canada
Immigration Case Manager, Mar. 2012 to Dec. 2013
– Prepared and managed client applications for their respective immigration streams.
– Consulted with clients, advising them on Canadian immigration law, policies and procedures.
– Managed cases before and after landing in Canada including immigration program requirements.

IMM Business Solution Inc, Vancouver, BC Area in Canada
Sales & Marketing Director, Nov. 2011 to Feb. 2012
– Researched new markets for kitchenware
– Determined new market channels
– Contacted follow-ups on sales prospects
– Coordinated with marketing groups to facilitate functions
– Provided status reports to management

Merat Poolad Eng. Co.
Supply Chain Planner, Apr. 2001 to Apr. 2008
– Developed purchasing policies, procedures, controlled purchasing dept. – $10,000,000 budget
– Identified vendors for bulk materials, equipment, or supplies
– Supervised the negotiation of and awarded purchase contracts
– Evaluated cost and quality of goods or services
– Supervised the entire process from purchasing decision through to receipt and consumption

Poolad Machine Company
Expert in Technical and Safety Services, Sept. 1996 to Apr. 2001
– Programmed Economic systems to decrease inventory costs
– Analyzed and developed a structure for 10% year over year cost reduction
– Prepared ‘Repairing Timing Graphs’ to conduct repairing activities on time

Vahid Varasteh Pour – Director of Immigration Services

Professional Summary

Vahid Varasteh Pour, our attentive Immigration Services manager is adept at providing an assortment of immigration services, ranging from verifying documents to assisting with the applications for permanent and temporary visas and citizenship. He is committed to ensuring efficient processing in all aspects of intake, file management, reference checks while respecting privacy and confidentiality. We count on his attention to detail when it comes to adhering to immigration procedures. For our many clients who speak Farsi, Vahid is one of our first contacts for them being completely fluent in Farsi and able to communicate in English as well.

To contact Vahid Varasteh Pour directly, email vahid@mbis.ca.

Core Qualifications

  • Business Immigration Specialist with substantial knowledge of current immigration laws and procedures
  • Data Entry and Management
  • Remarkable
  • Exceptional organizational and managerial abilities, multi-tasking while retaining a high standard of quality
  • Fluent in English and Farsi
  • Excellent interactive and communications skills


  • DBA in Sales and Marketing Management, Oxford UK 2018
  • Principles and rules of immigration, TNRS USA 2018
  • Master of Business Administration – Marketing, ICS Group Canada 2017
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering – Hydrology Institute of Energy and Hydro Technology, Iran – 2001
  • MAFCO – Bachelors’ Degree – Public Management and Network Marketing Management


  • 10 years experience in various ways of immigrating to Canada (business methods including entrepreneurship and self-employment, etc.)
  • 20 years’ experience in managing the dam consumption
  • 10 years’ experience as a business owner and manager
Dr. Afsaneh Sari

Dr. Afsaneh Sari – Director of Middle East Dept.

Migrating Bird is honoured to have Dr. Afsaneh Sari join our team and focus on Business People and Skilled Workers from the Middle East who wish to work, invest or immigrate to Canada. We look forward to benefitting from her skill set, making Migrating Bird Immigration Services Inc, a stronger team. Dr. Sari has a Ph.D. in private law with a specialization in bank and insurance affairs as well as international arbitration. She has an MA in International Trade Law and a BA in Law. She also has a BA and MA in Arabic Language and Literature.

Afsaneh has written many articles on banking and arbitration as well as women’s rights, specifically, a comparison between women’s rights and freedoms in Iran and other countries. As a team championing the human rights of individuals for years, we certainly appreciate her background in addressing human rights issues, world religions and more. To take advantage of Afsaneh’s expertise, email her at afsaneh@mbis.ca.


Islamic Azad University, UAE – Ph.D. in Study Private Law, 2012 – International Business Law – (Lawyer, Legal Adviser, International Arbitration, International ContractIslamic Azad Universitys)

Islamic Azad University, UAE  – Masters of International Business Law

The University of Shiraz, Iran – Bachelor of Law – International Business Law

Master of Arabic Language and Literature – Azad University, UAE (Graduated on top of the class-  Science and Research Branch)

Bachelor of Arabic Language and Literature – Azad University, Iran


Lecturer in Azad University – Shahr Ghods – University of Kar- Ghazvin Lecturer in Azad University – UAE – Shahriar

Lecturer in Azad University of Science and Technology – Institute of Cultural and Human Sciences Studies – Payame Noor University of UAE

Bachelor of Law Attorney and Legal Advisor – (Dr. Ahmed Saeed)

Dr. Ahmad AL Jahvari Law Office, Sultanate of Oman  – Lawer & legal consultant, Apr. 2017 – Aug. 2019,

MG Groupe – Deputy CEO, Sept. 2016 to 2019