We are delighted that the Huffington Post published Tahmina’s article A Blue Print for a National Legal Defense Fund. Hope you will enjoy reading it and share it widely.
CBP will start sending emails to ESTA travelers 10 days prior to expiration that they should leave. This is a new compliance initiative. If you receive an email notification, I would love to know. Below is a copy of the statement released by CBP. CBP Reminds Travelers of Time Remaining in the US with[…]
On Monday January 8th 2018, the administration ended temporary protected status (TPS) for those from El Salvador. Having recently ended TPS for Haiti and Honduras, this step was anticipated. However, there was still some hope, until this morning, that this action would not be taken. People on TPS from El Salvador have until 9th September[…]
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It has been a roller coaster of a year. Here are some links to recent discussions and interviews with Geekwire, Bloomberg and The Seattle Times: Geekwire: ‘Seismic shift’ in H-1B visa program could mean trouble for tech” The Seattle Times: Hillary Clinton talks Chardonnay and collusion at sold-out Seattle event Bloomberg: Immigration Attorneys on Their Toes in the[…]
Following successful litigation, USCIS released information on the application process for the International Entrepreneur Rule. Here is a link. We will look forward to helping if you require help! USCIS did post a notice about this information and noted that a draft rule to rescind the IER is almost final. I copy the notice below:[…]
FREE Citizenship Assistance and Immigration Consultations. Seattle United for Immigrants and Refugees Hosted by Seattle Office of Immigrant & Refugee Affairs and its partners Saturday, February 3, 2018 Exhibition Hall at Seattle Center 301 Mercer Street, Seattle, WA 98109 This event is open to anyone who needs assistance with completing their citizenship application or[…]
Last night, I had the privilege of attending Hillary Clinton’s book tour at the Paramount Theatre in downtown Seattle. Before the event, I spoke with The Seattle Times. The event was wonderful. Here is a link to the article. Here is a reminder of my blog post after the election.
Here is a timely article published in Geekwire by reporter Monica Nikelsberg. Here is a link.
Given that the International Entrepreneur Rule will hopefully be implemented very soon, I am reposting this important article from January 2017 to remind people of the rules. 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[…]