I am honored to announce that my guest this week will be the Mayor of The City of Kent! Mayor Suzette Cooke will be on my radio show- on Tuesday March 21st at 10am PST. Given recent unrest and hate crimes against immigrants, particularly with the shooting in Kent, WA, I am grateful Mayor Cooke will make some time for us. The[…]
On January 20th, inauguration day, I was proud to stand with Seattle Mayor Ed Murray at a press conference opening the much anticipated legal clinic held by the Seattle Office of Immigrant and Refugee Affairs. Almost 800 volunteers joined that day and help almost 1000 people with legal consultation, citizenship application and know your rights services.[…]
2017 has started with a bang! Our advocacy has never been more important and I am grateful for the opportunities to get my voice heard! Here are a list of publications and quotes from the last few days. It’s been a busy start to the new year! Politico (will need paid subscription to view). Geekwire. The[…]
On this first working day of 2017, Tahmina was quoted in Politico. Am grateful for the honor. The title of the article is: Why 2017 could spell trouble for tech firms who rely on H-1Bs by Sandhya Raman. Please note that you will likely need a subscription to read it. Happy new year!
I am honored and grateful to announce that community and interfaith leader Aneelah Afzali, Executive Director of the newly established MAPS-AMEN program will appear on my radio show “Immigration with Tahmina” on Desi 1250am on Tuesday December 13th 2016 at 10am PST! Our communities face uncertain times in the current political situation. The president-elect has mentioned he wants to[…]
On November 23, 2016, Tahmina was quoted in CNN Money. Here is a link to the article. Thank you to CNN Money and reporter Sara O’Brien for continuing to be a strong voice for immigration.
It was an honor to be interviewed on BBC – Bengali services. Once I get a link to the audio recording, I will be sure to post it. In the meantime, here is a link to the article. Thank you to BBC-Bengali Services for the honor.
Readers may recall I went to Malaysia recently. Here is some news coverage on Ekattor TV from the event. A huge thank you to Mr. Islam Mainul for sending me the news clip!
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: The 1st ever Bangladesh Global Summit was held on November 19th and 20th in the heart of Kaula Lumpur. It was an event that was envisioned several years ago by a visionary Bangladeshi-French businessman Kazi Enayet Ullah and took many months to organize. Organized by the All European Bangladesh Association, this was the first event[…]
With the election 20 days away, I couldn’t help but write about the importance of this election for immigration reform. I hope you will enjoy my latest article in The Seattle Globalist: Walls vs bridges: Why I’m voting for immigration reform this November. I hope you will enjoy it and spread it far and wide.[…]