Skip to main content
Wassem M. Amin

Wassem Amin’s Legal Guides

8 total

  • Doing Business in Saudi Arabia: Establishing a Presence in the Lucrative Construction Sector

    Saudi Arabia is one of the fastest growing economies in the Middle East. In 2013, the government increased its budget by more than 20% than the previous year, to approximately 820 Billion Saudi Riyal

    Read more 

  • EB-5 Regional Centers & Project Finance: Using EB-5 Capital in lieu of Mezzanine Capital

    The EB-5 visa program allows overseas investors to obtain a green card in exchange for a minimum $500,000 investment. Utilizing expertise gained from a Doctor in Law and an MBA, Attorney Wassem Amin

    Read more 

  • Details and Impact of Key Provisions of the 2013 Senate Immigration Reform Bill

    By Wassem M. Amin, Esq. Officially titled "Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013," the bipartisan immigration reform bill (the "Bill") introduced to the Senate on April 17, 2013 substantially reforms immigration laws in the United States...

    Read more 

  • USCIS and SEC Stakeholder Engagement: EB-5 Investments and Implications under Federal Securities Law

    On April 3, 2013, USCIS and the SEC held a joint conference call to discuss what aspects of federal securities law are implicated by EB-5 Investments, as it relates to both the issuer and the investor. As a disclaimer, I am an avid supporter of the EB-5 Investment Visa, and have ...

    Read more 

  • Doing Business In Saudi Arabia: Financing International Commercial Transactions

    By: Wassem M. Amin, Esq. If a company is exporting goods to Saudi Arabia, the Middle East, or anywhere else for that matter, a key consideration is how to collect payment from the importer or buyer. A risk assessment of the underlying transaction and the buyer is necessary to det...

    Read more 

  • Immigration & Corporate Law: The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

    By: Wassem M. Amin Overview of the EB-5 Program Recently extended by President Obama, the Eb-5 Immigrant Investor Pilot Program provides a pathway to U.S. citizenship for foreign nationals by investing in domestic projects that will create or preserve a minimum number of jobs f...

    Read more 

  • Immigration: New USCIS Rule Allows Unlawful Presence Waivers for Illegal Aliens with US Relatives

    A new Executive Order by the Obama Administration will make it easier for illegal aliens to obtain permanent residency if they have immediate relatives who are U.S. Citizens. Scheduled to go into effect on March 4, 2013, illegal immigrants who can demonstrate that time apart from...

    Read more 

  • Immigration Law: A Guide to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ("DACA")

    Summary: On June 15, 2012, President Obama announced that the United States would not deport young illegal immigrants who have not broken the law and who came to the United States as children. Those who meet the following criteria may defer deportation action for up to two years,...

    Read more