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Watson Immigration Law is a Seattle-based law firm with immigration attorneys practicing exclusively in the area of United States Immigration and Naturalization law. We can assist you with all investment visa matters, as well as all family-based and employment-based immigration matters.
Visa for Investors and Entrepreneurs
For those who do not have a US citizen family member or a US employer to sponsor them, The EB-5 Green Card program is an alternative solution to apply for legal permanent residence in the US.
We are passionate advocates for our clients, their businesses, and their families. We are equally passionate about immigration reform and bringing change.
Tahmina’s Radio Show on Desi 1250 am
Tahmina is the host of the talk show “Immigration with Tahmina Watson” on Desi 1250AM, a local radio station that airs in the Seattle Tacoma area to the South Asian community.
Tahmina’s Book: The Startup Visa
In her book, Tahmina Watson strips away the rhetoric and uses her remarkable skills as an immigration attorney to make a compelling argument for how and why U.S. immigration policy is working against our own best interest.
At Watson Immigration Law, we all strive to meet your needs in the most efficient and dedicated manner.
recent blog posts
As part of Obama’s executive action, many employment-based rules were streamlined and improved. Those final rules took effect yesterday. I have not had time to write about the individual issues yet-as there are many great improvements. For now, here a summary from federal register. Clarifications and Policy Improvements First, the final rule largely conforms DHS[…]
2017 has started with a bang! Our advocacy has never been more important and I am grateful for the opportunities to get my voice heard! Here are a list of publications and quotes from the last few days. It’s been a busy start to the new year! Politico (will need paid subscription to view). Geekwire. The[…]
International Entrepreneurs Rule FINAL RULE – JANUARY 2017 A Simplified Summary by Tahmina Watson USCIS announced proposed new rules on August 26, 2016 for international entrepreneurs. Comments were sought for a 45-day period. On Friday January 13th, the final rules were released and will be officially published on Tuesday January 17th 2017. The rule will[…]
Cuc Vu, Director, Seattle Office of Immigrant & Refugee Affairs to Appear of Tahmina’s Show 1/17 @ 10am PST!
I am incredibly honored and thrilled to announce that Cuc Vu, Director of City of Seattle’s Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs (OIRA) will appear on my radio show “Immigration with Tahmina” on Desi 1250am on Tuesday January 17th 2016 at 10am PST! The OIRA will be hosting an unprecedented event on inauguration day on January 20th 2017 at McCaw[…]
USCIS made a surprise announcement with a new proposed rule today for EB5s. As many of my readers will know, Congress has tried to make many changes and increase the minimum investment for some time without success. Looks like DHS is taking matters into its own hands. The new proposed rule will be official published[…]
I am honored and grateful to announce that Emily Parkhurst, Editor-in-Chief of renowned local newspaper Puget Sound Business Journal will appear on my radio show “Immigration with Tahmina” on Desi 1250am on Tuesday January 10th 2016 at 10am PST! From writing about the Startup visa, to H1bs, to a series on immigration reform, Emily has given a voice to immigration issues like[…]
On this first working day of 2017, Tahmina was quoted in Politico. Am grateful for the honor. The title of the article is: Why 2017 could spell trouble for tech firms who rely on H-1Bs by Sandhya Raman. Please note that you will likely need a subscription to read it. Happy new year!
Happy New Year to all my readers! Thank you for being here on an immigration law journey. 2017 promises to be one of the most interesting years to date and never has it been more important to stay on top of current news and updates on immigration law. After 16 months of being on air[…]
Green Card for Startup Founders Just Became Easier! New Case Law- Matter of Dhansar! Many of my regular readers will know that we have been anxiously awaiting guidance on a green card option known as National Interest Waiver (NIW). We had been waiting for over two years. With just weeks left in the Obama administration, which[…]
I am honored and grateful to announce that community and interfaith leader Aneelah Afzali, Executive Director of the newly established MAPS-AMEN program will appear on my radio show “Immigration with Tahmina” on Desi 1250am on Tuesday December 13th 2016 at 10am PST! Our communities face uncertain times in the current political situation. The president-elect has mentioned he wants to[…]