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Ms. Miao obtained her LL.M. Degree from University of Florida. She is admitted to practice law in the State of New York and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Ms. Miao is a member of American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, and American Immigration Lawyers Association.


Ms. Miao has practiced the immigration law for almost 10 years, during which she handled hundreds of green card and visa applications in various areas, including EB-1A, EB-1B, EB-1C, EB-5, NIW, PERM, H-1B, L-1A and so on. She is also experienced with complicated motions and appeal cases. Ms. Miao is fluent in English and Mandarin.




Ms. Kim is a graduate of St. John’s University School of Law where she served as Editor-in-Chief of “The Forum,” the law school newspaper, and as President of the Criminal Law Society.  During law school, she interned at the Innocence Project where she helped prisoners gain access to post-conviction DNA testing for the purpose of exoneration.  She is admitted to practice law in New York State.  Her practice areas include criminal defense and civil rights litigation involving police misconduct.  She also has experience handling cases involving immigration consequences of criminal convictions. She has served as of-counsel to our firm since 2011 on political asylum and religious asylum cases.

Shamus O'Donniley


Mr. O’Donniley is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center. He also studied at Peking University School of Law as an exchange student in China. Later, Mr. O’Donniley worked for the prestigious international Chinese law firm King and Wood Mallesons in its Beijing headquarters. Mr. O’Donniley is a licensed attorney and counselor at law in New York with many years of intensive experience in the context of litigation and trial work for commercial law, immigration law, international trade disputes, and criminal law. Since 2009, Mr. O’Donniley has served as of-counsel to our firm includes EB-5 investor’s visa, Multinational Managers or Executives’ visas and immigration trails when disputes arise with the U. S. government.

Qiyuan Hwang, ESQ.


Mr. Huang obtained his Master of Laws degree from Taiwan University of Political Science and Research Center of University of Pennsylvania, and Juris Doctor degree from Villanova University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Huang  practices in real estate transactions, trusts and wills, commercial litigation and other types of cases, and provides clients with authoritative, comprehensive and efficient legal services, including representing bank transfer loans, serving as a member of the bank's board of directors, participating in bank legal affairs, establishing legal affairs for joint and cooperative apartments, accepting major complex real estate development issues across the country, representing landlords and tenants.



Ms. Xiani Du passed the NY bar in 2017 after she received her Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from Tulane University. Her fields cover L-1, EB5, EB1C, EB-2, EB-3, H-1B, PERM, J-1 waiver, etc. She conducts legal researches, collects & analyzes evidences, discusses case strategies with our managing attorney, etc. She is proficient in Mandarin and English. Before she joined in Miao & Associates, PLLC, Ms. Du got trained in New Orleans City Hall Real Estate Administration & a first-tier Chinese law firm, and worked for Development International (DI) as Corporate Compliance Evaluator.



Mr. Shengxiong Wang holds an MS in Economics from the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics and a MBA degree from Black Hills State University. Before he joined our firm, he has many years of working experience during his tenure at several international well-known companies, he is acting as the legal counsel for the First Preference Employment Based Immigration in the office. In the case- handling process, he would listen to the client’s description of needs patiently, track case progress with conscientious, and he also works closely with a lawyer in order to ensure the quality of the case. Mr. Shengxiong Wang is proficient in Mandarin, English, and Shanghainese.



Ms. Rayna Zhang graduated from Indiana University-Bloomington. Before she became a part of our team, she has many years of relevant experience in education, East Asian culture, client relations, etc. Ms. Zhang is currently in charge of the Family-based Immigration and overseas Immigrant Visa in our law firm. She would promptly contact each client regarding his or her case and effectively respond to the client’s questions to ensure the case is processed accordingly. Ms. Zhang is very patient with clients and careful with cases. Most importantly, she would not neglect any case because it is complicated. Ms. Zhang is proficient in Mandarin, English, and Fuzhounese.

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