USCIS to Resume Cap-Exempt H1b Premium Processing.

Today, USCIS announced that cap-exempt H1b applications can file premium processing again. See below notice copied from USCIS website: USCIS to Resume H-1B Premium Processing for Certain Cap-Exempt Petitions Release Date: July 24, 2017 WASHINGTON — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will resume premium processing for certain cap-exempt H-1B petitions effective immediately. The H-1B[…]

Tahmina Shares Thoughts on Delay of International Entrepreneur Rule

Readers and listeners of my radio show will know how deeply I care about the International Entrepreneur Rule, the ‘Startup Visa’ alternative provision that was created by the Obama administration. The Rule was officially delayed on Monday through a federal register notice. Here are links to various media stories with my comments and appearances: KUOW -This[…]

International Entrepreneur Rule Officially Delayed

I am sad to announce that the International Entrepreneur Rule has officially been delayed this morning. Here is the federal register notice on the IE rule delay. More to come very soon. The reasons for delay are nonsense in my opinion and I couldn’t be more disappointed. I will write my comments shortly.

H1b Premium Processing Reinstated for Physicians under Conrad 30 Waiver Program Only

USCIS announced on Friday 23rd that premium processing will be reinstated in one situation only. See below. While this is good news, it is important that the suspension of premium processing for all H1b is lifted soon. I hope USCIS will make similar announcements soon!  Copied from USCIS USCIS to Resume H-1B Premium Processing for Physicians[…]

Brad Feld-renowned entrepreneur on Tahmina’s show on June 27th at 10am on Desi 1250am!

I am so thrilled, honored and excited to announce that my guest this week will be Brad Feld, renowned investor and entrepreneur!  We will be live on air on Desi1250am on Tuesday June 27th 2017 at 10am PST! Tune in at www.desi1250am.com or download the app if you are not in Seattle! Brad Feld has been[…]

Tahmina Shares Thoughts on the H1b Executive Order ‘Buy American Hire American”

The recently signed executive order ” Buy American Hire American” is putting the H1b visa program under the spot light.  I had the honor of speaking with a number of news outlets regarding the executive order and H1bs. Here are some of the links. CNN Money Xconomy Hartford Business Vivere Milano In addition, Tahmina made guest appearances with local[…]

Tahmina Appears in Forbes re. Travel Tips for Immigrant Entrepreneurs

During the Spring Break holiday, I had the greatest privilege of appearing in Forbes! Renowned journalist Nina Roberts who is passionate about immigrant entrepreneur issues interviewed me.  Her specific focus was travel tips for immigrant entrepreneurs traveling in and out of the United States given the recent travel ban in the US.  A huge thank[…]