Jacqueline Shi is a licensed attorney in the state of California, state of Texas, and District of Columbia. She has experience representing and counseling businesses and individuals alike in all types of immigration matters, including employment-based, investment-based, family-based, and humanitarian petitions and applications. Currently, her practice mainly focuses on EB5, L1, H1B, EB1A, EB1B, EB1C, National Interest Waiver, and O1 cases.

Jacqueline graduated summa cum laude from the University of Texas at Dallas with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Finance and a minor in Political Science. She then went on to earn her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Washington School of Law. During her time at law school, she volunteered for the Immigrant Families Advocacy Project, externed at the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission, and clerked for UW School of Law’s Entrepreneurial Law Clinic. After graduation, Jacqueline had the privilege of serving as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Chief Justice David W. Chew at the Eighth Court of Appeals of Texas for two years. She also worked for two full-service immigration law firms in Orange County prior to joining Darren Silver & Associates.

She was born in China and lived in Belgium, Brazil, and Canada, before immigrating to the United States. In her free time, she enjoys rock climbing, playing guitar and guqin, and traveling around the world.


University of Washington School of Law, J.D.

University of Oxford, Certificate in International Human Rights Law

University of Texas at Dallas, B.S.

State Bar Licenses:


Texas (inactive)

District of Columbia (inactive)


Ms. Shi is fluent in Chinese and proficient in French.

Professional Affiliations: 

American Immigration Lawyers Association; National Asian Pacific American Bar Association; Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association