International Entrepreneur Rule Application Process Released by USCIS!

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

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[…]

Reposting: Entrepreneur Parole- Final Rule Released- Here are Details!

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[…]

News Flash: Travel Ban Goes into Full Effect- Allowed by US Supreme Court!

    Copied From Bloomberg News U.S. Supreme Court Lets Trump Travel Ban Take Full Effect Bloomberg News ‎December‎ ‎4‎, ‎2017‎ ‎1‎:‎15‎ ‎PM‎ ‎PST A divided U.S. Supreme Court let President Donald Trump’s travel ban take full effect while legal challenges go forward, handing him a major victory and suggesting the court ultimately will uphold[…]

International Entrepreneur Rule- a Court Victory

Today was a victory for the rule of law. The International Entrepreneur Rule was delayed by the new administration days before it was supposed to go into effect. Procedures and protocols were not followed as required by the law. The NVCA brought a case against the administration represented by the American Immigration Council and the[…]

Watson Immigration Law Congratulates Mayor Jenny Durkin

Watson Immigration Law congratulates Mayor Jenny Durkin who took office this week. Our readers and listeners will recall that Tahmina Talks Immigration radio show hosted a special show with many of the mayoral candidates running for office.  At that event, the focus was immigration law.  Mayor Durkin was sympathetic to the current plight of immigrants.[…]

International Entrepreneur Rule Officially on Path to Closure

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. […]