He Xian is an associate attorney in Butzel Long’s Lansing office. His practice concentrates on business, immigration, and foreign investment in the U.S. Mr. Xian has been instrumental in developing and serving Butzel’s existing and potential clients based in China.
Mr. Xian assists and guides foreign companies in establishing their operations in the United States. Mr. Xian also has experiences in immigrant and non-immigrant visa petitions for multinational managers/executives, intra-company transferees, entrepreneurs, and investors.
Mr. Xian is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Law (J.D.) and University of Georgia (B.A.). Mr. Xian also earned a certificate in Chinese Legal System from Peking University in Beijing, China.
Mr. Xian served as the Senior Vice President for Chinese Students Association at the University of Georgia from 2011 to 2012. Mr. Xian is a member and the general counsel at Association of International Investors, a member at Atlanta Chinese Writers Association, a member at Southern Sociological Society, and a member at North America Chinese Engine Engineers Association.
Mr. Xian also studies sociology of stratification, perception, and related policy issues. His research has primarily focused on perceived equity and associated implications on tax, welfare, and immigration policies. Mr. Xian’s works have appeared in Atlanta Chinese Newspaper, Research in Stratification and Social Mobility, and The Sociological Quarterly.
- “Bootstraps, Buddies, and Bribes: Perceived Meritocracy in China and the United States”, He Xian and Jeremy E. Reynolds, The Sociological Quarterly, December 2017
- Perception of Meritocracy in the Land of Opportunity", Jeremy E. Reynolds and He Xian on, Research in Stratification and Social Mobility, June 2014
- “Philosophy of Nothingness”, He Xian, Atlanta Chinese Newspaper, April 2008.
- Peking University School of Law
- University of Georgia, B.A.
- Michigan State University College of Law, J.D.
Member – North America Chinese Engine Engineers Association (2017 - present)
Member – Midwest Sociological Society (2017 - present)
Member - Southern Sociological Society (2016 - present)
Member and General Counsel – Association of International Investors (2015 - present)
Member – Atlanta Chinese Writers Association (2008 - present)
Senior Vice President – Chinese Students Association at University of Georgia (2011 - 2012)
Executive Member – Atlanta Chinese Writers Association (2010 - 2011)
- USTR Opens New Portal to Apply For Exclusions from Section 301 Tariffs on Imports from China That Impact COVID-19 National EmergencyMarch 27, 2020
- The United States and Mexico Reach A Joint Agreement to Impose Travel Restrictions on Non-Essential TravelMarch 23, 2020
- March 17, 2020
- Court Of Appeals for Federal Circuit Upholds Constitutionality of Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 and the President’s Authority to Impose Tariffs on Steel Pursuant to Section 232March 2, 2020
- February 19, 2020
- President Trump Expands Section 232 Steel and Aluminum Tariffs to Cover Derivative Products As Well As Raw Metals Beginning February 8thJanuary 29, 2020
- January 23, 2020
- January 15, 2020
- December 13, 2019
- We Have a Deal - The U.S. Trade Representative and House Democrats Reach an Agreement on the Revised Version of the USMCADecember 11, 2019
- President Trump Fails to Act Before 180 Day Deadline on Section 232 Auto Tariffs; Has the Clock Run Out?November 19, 2019
- China Trade War Escalation Continues; New Retaliatory Tariffs Announced by China on $75B US Agricultural and Automotive Goods; Trump Administration Punches Back with Additional 5% on Section 301 Lists 3 and 4 Chinese ImportsAugust 26, 2019
- August 7, 2019
- Global Markets Plunge on President's Announcement of New 4th Tranche of Section 301 Tariffs; China Announces CountermeasuresAugust 2, 2019
- July 3, 2019
- July 1, 2019SOCIUS: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World
- Section 301 List 3 China Tariffs Exclusion Process and Exclusion Request Form Finalized by U.S. Trade Representative; Additional Confidential Business Information on Requester’s Gross Revenues Now RequiredJune 21, 2019
- Commerce Department Announces Update to Section 232 Procedure for New Steel and Aluminum Exclusion RequestsJune 7, 2019
- What Butzel Clients (and Others) Can Do Right Now about Tariffs – Write/Call Your Congressional RepsJune 5, 2019
- President Trump Announces New Tariffs on All Products Imported from Mexico to Address Illegal Immigration; 5% Beginning June 10 and Potentially Rising to 25% by October 1May 31, 2019
- White House Grants Exemption from Section 232 Duties to Mexico and Canada Paving the Way for U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) ApprovalMay 17, 2019
- WHITE HOUSE ISSUES PROCLAMATION DELAYING SECTION 232 AUTO TARIFFS UP TO 180 DAYS; PRESIDENT AGREES WITH DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE CONCLUSION THAT AUTOMOBILE IMPORTS POSE A “THREAT TO NATIONAL SECURITY”May 17, 2019
- New 4th Tranche of Tariffs on China Imports of $300 Billion under Consideration - Request for Comments by United States Trade RepresentativeMay 14, 2019
- President Trump Announces Plans to Follow Through With 25% Tariff Increase on $200 Billion of Chinese ImportsMay 6, 2019
- February 27, 2019
- February 25, 2019
- Good News – There Might be a Section 301 Tariffs List 3 Product Exclusion Process. Bad News – But Only if the List 3 Tariffs Go Up to 25%.January 16, 2019
- January 10, 2019
- United States Trade Representative Begins Issuing Product Exclusions for Section 301 Tariffs; Good News Whether or Not You Filed!January 2, 2019
- The Clock is Ticking on Section 301: List Three Tariffs Increase to 25%; March 2, 2019, is the New Effective Date While Negotiations ContinueDecember 18, 2018
- October 15, 2018
- Automated Vehicles 3.0: A Movement towards Streamlining Exemptions and Mitigating Unintended Regulatory BarriersOctober 8, 2018
- October 5, 2018
- September 18, 2018
- September 7, 2018
- President Issues New Steel/Aluminum Section 232 Proclamations to Create Additional Exclusion Process for Exempt Countries Subject to QuotasAugust 31, 2018
- Trump Administration Reaches Preliminary NAFTA Agreement with Mexico; Seeking Canada’s Buy-In by Friday, Trump Re-Introduces Threat of 232 Auto Tariffs Opposed by U.S. Auto IndustryAugust 29, 2018
- No End in Sight: USTR Announces Implementation of Section 301 Tariffs on Additional $16B of Chinese Products; China Fires Back ImmediatelyAugust 9, 2018
- Proposed Section 301 Tariffs On Additional $200B Goods Imported From China Increased From 10% to 25%; Deadline For Comments ExtendedAugust 2, 2018
- June 28, 2018