Xiao is an Associate Attorney at Cipolla Law Group. He focuses his practice on employment-based immigration matters, including H-1B, L-1, E-2, TN, R-1, andO-1 nonimmigrant visas. He also assists clients in obtaining permanent residence through PERM labor certification, EB-1, EB-2 National Interest Waiver, EB-4 Religious Workers, and EB-5 Investor Program.
Xiao earned an LLM Master of Law at Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, USA and an LLB Bachelor of Law in Yunnan University, China. Prior to joining Cipolla Law Group, Xiao has worked at both small and global immigration law firms in the Chicago area assisting corporations and professionals in their employment, merit-based, and family-based immigration matters.
In addition, Xiao has served as a pro bono volunteer for DACA applicants for The Resurrection Project and National Immigrant Justice Center in Chicago. Xiao is fluent in Mandarin and English. Xiao is also on his way to becoming conversational in Spanish.
New York (Practice exclusively in Immigration and Nationality Law)
L.L.M. Master of Law – Northwestern University
L.L.B. Bachelor of Law – Yunnan University, China