Saba Z. Naqvi

Associate Counsel


Direct: 604 647 4139

Paralegal: Tanya Wilson

Direct: 604 647 4122

Practice Areas
Areas of Expertise
  • Immigration & Citizenship


Saba practices in the area of U.S. and Canadian immigration law. She is a founding member of Boughton Law’s Cross Border and Immigration practice groups. She is licensed to practice law in the State of California and the Province of British Columbia, and is a dual citizen of the United States and Canada.

Saba represents corporations and individuals in a wide range of U.S. and Canadian immigration and citizenship matters. Her immigration practice includes applications for temporary and permanent residence including applications for work permits, NAFTA based applications including TN status and intracompany transferee applications, British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) applications, immigrant investor cases for permanent residence in Canada or Green Card status in the United States, spousal sponsorships and citizenship matters. Saba also defends clients in matters of inadmissibility, appeals and application refusals before the Immigration Division and the Immigration Appeal Division tribunals. She regularly represents clients with cross border inadmissibility issues including U.S. waivers, applications for criminal rehabilitation and temporary resident permits.

Saba often advises businesses on navigating cross border customs issues such as, importing and exporting goods between Canada and the United States.

Saba served as Chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Canada Chapter in 2009-2010. She authors the Immigration Chapter in the Annual Review of Law & Practice published by the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia and is the only female cross border immigration lawyer in Vancouver licensed both in California and British Columbia.

We can serve our clients in Mandarin, Cantonese and Russian languages. 

  • University of Toronto, B.A.
  • Southwestern University School of Law, J.D.
  • Year of Call: 2006 (B.C.), 2002 (California)