H4 EAD USCIS Statistics Released Ahead of Anticipated Rescission

  On Friday, May 11th, USCIS released updated statistics of H4 EADs. It is anticipated that the rule allowing H4 visa holders applying for work permits will be rescinded in June. Here is a link to the USCIS data on the issue.  Also, here is an article in which I saw the report.  A snapshot[…]

More Bad-Policy-Friday-News from USCIS: Changes to Student Visa Policies

Today, in another bad-policy-Friday (as I am calling it these day since bad news is handed down Friday afternoons mostly)- USCIS announced major policy changes to the way student visa status and unlawful presence will be determined starting August 9th.  In other words, when someone becomes illegal in the US will be reinterpreted.   Read[…]

Tahmina Talks Immigration with Founders of The Sanaya Set on Friday May 11th at 10am PST on Radio Punjab!

On my next show on Radio Punjab, I am delighted to announce that my guests will be Founders of The Sanaya Set– the latest subscription box for a cause creating a buzz. Tarul Tripathi and Sandy Mathews will join me live on air on Radio Punjab’s Seattle studio as well as live on Facebook on the[…]

Tahmina Talks Immigration Show Restarting on May 4th on Radio Punjab!

  I am thrilled to announce that my radio show Tahmina Talks Immigration will restart for a trial period on Radio Punjab on Friday, May 4th at 10am!! I am truly excited to be back on the air!  You can catch the show live on the stations mentioned below. The show will broadcast simultaneously in 5[…]

Tahmina’s Article in Yes! Magazine- Admin to Collect Social Media Handles in Visa Application- Read & Share!

Readers, listeners and viewers, my latest article published in Yes! Magazine has great significance. This administration will collect all social media handles for visa applicants– visas for tourism, business, education, work or humanitarian reasons. 14 million people will be subject to these new rules! We need to be engaged in the process, comment on the[…]

Tahmina Talks Immigration – PODCAST on Itunes!!

It is with great delight that I announce that my archived shows of Tahmina Talks Immigration are now available on Apple Itunes-both on Android and IOS apps! I am truly excited about this as podcast listeners will be able to easily access them anytime, anywhere!  Would love to hear from listeners and other podcast hosts![…]

Tahmina Quoted in CNBC re. H1B Visas

On April 9th, reporter Ellen Sheng wrote an in-depth report published by CNBC about the current immigration restrictions affecting the retention of talent in Sillicon Valley. It was an honor to be quoted alongside Vivek Wadhwa, author of The Immigrant Exodus who also wrote the foreword of my book.  Thank you Ellen for interviewing me[…]

Read Tahmina’s H-1B Article Published in the King County Bar Bulletin on April 1st

H1b visas have come under intense scrutiny by this administration. Read my article “The Fast-Changing Landscape of H-1B Visas” published in the King County Bar Bulletin April 1, 2018 edition.  It is the first time KCBA has published my writing- I am excited and proud. Readers and listeners may recall my recent blog post that[…]