Hiram KWAN 关维光
Attorney at Law
A Professional Law Corporation
I am a certified immigration law specialist attorney. I work on cases involving perm residents, through client’s US. citizen relatives, employment based applications, monetary investment in factories manufacturing of durable and non durable goods all pertain to legislation of USA congress In addition you acquisition of perm residents I also represent aliens seeking temp entry into USA for employment, study in schools, professional areas. I help my clients and guide them to obtain professional degrees so clients can file with US Dept of labor and immigration service under the Immigration quotas.
What was your first job, and how did it shape your life?
Assist professor at USC school of commerce teaching finance real estate law, Corp finance and investment banking, business. After teaching at USC, I was able to apply to USC school of law to obtain my J.D. . Since I served In the US Army as a B-24 bomber I was given veteran status under the GI bill and the government financed my tuition through law school which I would not have been able to afford otherwise. I did well in law school due to the fact that I gained confidence from my teaching experience.
What books are currently on your bedside table?
Reference books and various fields of law including law review articles technical writings electrical engineering computer science.
What was the last present you gave someone?
To help a friend, I purchased a nail salon shop as a gift to a close friend.
What’s your view on money?
Allows one to help others.
What’s one thing most people don’t know about you?
Commander of Chinese American legion post 628 in LA after WW2 - hosted flying tiger American legion post of China and the American legion post in LA that allowed us to lobby congress for increase of Immigration quota so service men can join their wives and children to come to the U.S. as perm residents and obtain citizenship. This lobby effort increased the quota for all war veterans. We were able to increase the quota from 105 quota year 1942