Tahmina in Geekwire

We are grateful to have been able to share our thoughts with Geekwire about the new international entrepreneur rules. Despite flaws, Obama’s ‘startup visa’ is a step in the right direction, entrepreneurs and immigration experts say by Monica Nickelsburg on September 29, 2016 at 10:10 am: Startup entrepreneur Henry Chen faces the same obstacles as[…]

For Here or To Go? (Movie)- Goes to Congress!

September 2nd 2016 was a very special day.  It was the day that the movie For Here or To Go? had a special private screening at the Rayburn House Building- one of the Buildings where Congressmen have their offices. Fresh off the heels of the announcement of International Entrepreneur Rules, this movie screening was so[…]

Tahmina’s Article On Startup Visa alternative in the Seattle Globalist

I am grateful to The Seattle Globalist for allowing me to be a columnist and sharing my thoughts. My regular readers will know how important this issue is to me! Making sense of the proposed Startup Visa alternative On Friday, the White House announced proposed new visa rules for international entrepreneurs. Having advocated for a[…]

Tahmina’s Upcoming Speaking Engagements

We have some exciting speaking engagements coming up! If you find yourself at these events or in the area, please say hello! Seattle, WA | August 25 & 26: Tahmina will speak at the 19th Annual Labor & Employment Law Conference. She will be speaking about immigration updates and it has been a busy year![…]

Tahmina’s Startup Visa Options Article from The Next Web

(Copied from The Next Web) Why America needs a startup visa by, Tahmina Watson — 9 months ago in United States By now, you may have heard the story of Kunal Bahl, the Wharton-educated Indian entrepreneur, who, unable to obtain a visa to stay in the U.S. and start his business here, took his ideas[…]

WIL Out and About

Dear Readers, It has been a busy first half of 2016. As you may have noticed, my radio show “immigration with Tahmina” on Desi 1250am is doing well and my pursuit for immigration reform is in full force! If you want to see immigration reform and have something to say, call into the show! The number is 844-301-1250.[…]

Tahmina published in The Seattle Globalist about movie For Here or To Go?

I am so grateful that The Seattle Globalist gave me the opportunity to discuss why I care about the movie For Here or To Go? which will screen at the Seattle Asian American Film Festival on Sunday February 21st at noon.  Please share the article widely- it is not just about the movie screening- it[…]

Tahmina quoted in Bloomberg article

We are so honored to share this article “How Tech Startup Founders Are Hacking Immigration” written by report Ellen Huet and published in Bloomberg. Thanks to Bloomberg for discussing the important challenges that immigrant founders face everyday. This is why I wrote my book The Startup Visa: Key to Job Growth & Economic Prosperity in America[…]