About Yazen Abdin
Yazen A. Abdin is an attorney at the Orlando, Florida-based firm, Abdin Law, where he practices business and family immigration law. He has experience in immigration matters related to intracompany transferees, employment-based extraordinary ability, treaty investors, adjustments of status, employment-based entrepreneurs, and more.
In the area of EB-5 immigration, Abdin has expertise with I-526 immigrant visas, I-485 applications, consular processing applications and I-829 petitions to remove conditions. At Abdin Law, he has expanded his practice areas to include TPS, asylum, removal and deferred action. He works with clients from around the world, including the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Latin America.
Licensed in 2015, Abdin is an active member in good standing with the Florida State Bar. He also holds memberships in the Orange County Bar Association and the Central Florida Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. His prior work experience includes corporate and real estate law and personal injury, and his professional accolades include two published articles. He frequently volunteers for various non-profit organizations.
Abdin received his Bachelorof Science from the University of Central Florida, where he was on the President’s List and the Dean’s List. He then earned his Doctor of Law from Barry University - Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law in Miami Shores, Florida. As a law student, he was a student representative for the Immigration Clinic, a member of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society, a member of the Immigration Law Society Member, and president of the International Law Society, among other activities. Abdin is fluent in Arabic and English.
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