Dedicated to immigration
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
While the writing was on the wall that the new administration would rescind the International Entrepreneur Rule, I was still holding hope that the so called business-men in this administration would see the economic merits of such a rule. It is afterall the closest we have ever come to a ‘startup visa’ in this country. […]
Copied from USCIS: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has received reports that the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has identified USPS mail service delays that affected a number of DACA renewal requests. Because the DACA policy has been rescinded and individuals can no longer request deferred action under DACA, and in light of the mail service[…]
The December 2017 visa bulletin was recently released. Most notably, the EB5 Regional Center immigrant investor pilot program has only been extended until December 8, 2017. If no legislative action is taken by then, these visas will become unavailable on December 9, 2017. December 2017 For all countries except India, China, Philippines, and Mexico: F2A[…]
As if H1bs visa haven’t had enough problems in the last 10 months, more problems are likely to ensue. Today, the Office of Inspector General from DHS issued a report that USCIS is not doing enough to verify information on H1b participants (employers and employees). Here is a link to the report. The report[…]
A new executive order was signed today allowing refugees to resume admission into the US. There will be additional screening involved. See below copy text of the EO. The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release October 24, 2017 Presidential Executive Order on Resuming the United States Refugee Admissions Program with[…]
Today, in unexpected news (much like other news this administration releases without notice), USCIS released an announcement and a policy memo that previously approved non-immigrant visa applications will no longer receive ‘deference’ and will receive extra scrutiny- see below copy of notice. The new policy will supersede well established old policy that an approved application[…]
SPECIAL SHOW: Tomorrow- Friday October 13th- we have a one-hour special show during drive time at 4pm PST! This is not our usual timeslot. Hope you will join in! We will be live on Facebook on Tahmina Talks Immigration Radio Show as well as on air on Desi1250am. I will have a special guest. And[…]
The November 2017 Visa Bulletin was released this morning. Most notably, the potentially monthly movement was less than anticipated in the October 2017 visa bulletin. November 2017 For all countries except India, China, Philippines, and Mexico: F2A category priority date advances 24 days to 15 November 2015, F2B preference advances 7 days to a PD of[…]
In today’s Tahmina Talks Immigration, I will be talking about news updates in the world of immigration and will also speak with Dr. Claudia Finkelstein to talk about the Seattle/King County clinic coming up on October 26th especially for the local vulnerable communities. Claudia Finkelstein MDCM is a clinical associate professor of medicine in the[…]
If you have missed any of our radio shows recently, the archived shows are fully updated! Here is a link: