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[…]

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.[…]

In the name of ‘Buy American, Hire American”- simple visa extensions will no longer be simple

Today, in unexpected news (much like other news this administration releases without notice), USCIS released an announcement and a policy memo that previously approved non-immigrant visa applications will no longer receive ‘deference’ and will receive extra scrutiny- see below copy of notice. The new policy will supersede well established old policy that an approved application[…]

Free Tickets to For Here Or To Go?

The award winning movie For Here or To Go? will be returning to Seattle at the Landmark Crest Cinema from Sept 22-29 . Here is a link to the theatre website.  The movie is supported by many industry leaders around the country. Check out the website! The screen writer and producer Rishi Bhilawadikar will host[…]

Tahmina Talks Immigration Panel with Seattle Mayoral Candidates a Huge Success!

On Friday July 21st 2017, Tahmina Talks Immigration radio show hosted a special Facebook Live only immigration forum with Seattle’s mayoral candidates.  Given the importance of immigration issues in this current political climate, all the candidates provided thoughtful responses. This is a worthwhile video to watch if immigration is important to you. Please spread the[…]

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[…]

Tahmina Talks Immigration With Seattle Mayoral Candidates

Tahmina Talks Immigration Radio Show Show will host a special Facebook Live only show talking immigration with some of the Seattle mayoral candidates! Co-hosted by Desi1250AM hosts Debadutta Dash and Tahmina Watson, the event will focus on immigration issues only. The panel discussion will be live before an audience and broadcast on Facebook Live simultaneously[…]