About Wassem Amin
Wassem Amin is an EB-5 immigration attorney at Dhar Law, LLP, located in Boston. At the firm, attorney Amin heads the Africa and Middle East development initiative, which involves seeking out potential business partnerships on the continent, while also maintaining the firm’s current relationships.
Attorney Amin has primarily focused his business immigration practice on the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program and has assisted countless foreign investors in applying for the visa. Attorney Amin is also knowledgeable regarding all aspects of EB-5 Regional Centers and has aided U.S. developers in raising capital through the program. With his skills and specialization in both business and immigration law, attorney Amin is able to successfully navigate the complex requirements involved in developing EB-5 Regional Centers. He has even written an article regarding the implications of the EB-5 program, titled “The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa: An Attorney and Service Provider’s Overview of Requirements for Eligibility and Implications under Different Areas of Law.”
Before his focus on immigration law, attorney Amin had a nine year career as a professional business consultant through the Middle East and North Africa regions. Attorney Amin would spend his time procuring multi-million dollar contracts and investments for American clients in the Middle East. Attorney Amin’s fluency in Arabic has allowed him to gain valuable first-hand experience in the financial, legal and cultural aspects of the region. He has successfully mediated numerous deals in the United States and the Middle East, which allows him to properly advise his clients on complex cross-border investments and transactions.
Attorney Amin’s educational background has also aided him in his practice. He graduated in the top one percent of his class, magna cum laude, and received his Juris Doctor from New England Law in Boston. Prior to this, he earned a Master of Business Administration and received his bachelor’s degree in international business and finance at Husson University.During his time at New England Law, attorney Amin served as editor of the New England Law Review. He also received a variety of awards and recognitions, including the Trustee Academic Scholarship, the New England Scholar’s Award two years in a row, the CALI Awards, and he was on the Dean’s List for all semesters.
Attorney Amin is active and involved in the immigration law community and holds various leadership positions. He is the vice chairman of the Middle East Division of the American Bar Association (ABA) and also the vice chairman of the Islamic finance committee of the international financial products and services committee of the American Bar Association.
Attorney Amin is also the editor of the Dhar Law, LLP blog, which features the latest news in the areas that the firm specializes in. He has also written extensively on Islamic finance and the Middle East. Outside of his work for the firm, attorney Amin is working on establishing an international non-profit organization to aid in the reformation of Egypt.