An Invitation to Watch “For Here or To Go?” on April 1st at 9pm at Lincoln Square!

Dear Readers,   Many of you may know that I have been supporting a movie named “For Here or To Go?” that tells the story of why high-skilled immigration laws need to change in this country. The movie is about H1bs, the green card backlog, lack of a startup visa and much more. Some of you have[…]

Seattle Mayor Announces Lawsuit Against New Administration

Today on March 29th 2017, our very own Mayor of the City of Seattle, Ed Murray, announced that the city filed a lawsuit against the new administration. Earlier this week, Attorney General Sessions made threats about withholding federal funding from sanctuary cities. The lawsuit argues that withholding funding is against the law. I was very[…]

For Here or To Go? Finally Hits The Big Screen! Listen To The Movie Writer Rishi Bhilwadikar!

My beloved readers will know how dearly I have cherished supporting the movie For Here or To Go? I am thrilled to announce that the movie will finally have its theatrical release on March 31st!  See the poster for selected theatres at which the movie will be screened. As you may know, that date is[…]

Tahmina’s Speech at Tasveer’s Vigil for Slain Immigrant Srinivas Kuchibhotla

Today, Sunday March 5th 2017, Tasveer, under the leadership of its Executive Director Rita Meher, organized a vigil that was part of a world wide memorial for the Kansas city slain immigrant Srinivas Kuchibhotla. It was a bitterly cold afternoon yet about 200 people turned up to have their voices heard. Local leaders and government officials[…]

Inauguration Day Seattle Immigration Clinic – In Photos and In The News

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.[…]

A round up of publications & quotes in the news!

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[…]

Entrepreneur Parole- Final Rule Released- Here are Details!

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 sought for a 45-day period.  On Friday January 13th, the final rules were released and will be officially published on Tuesday January 17th 2017.  The rule will[…]

Emily Parkhurst-Editor, Puget Sound Business Journal on Tahmina’s Show 1/10/17 at 10am PST

I am honored and grateful to announce that Emily Parkhurst, Editor-in-Chief of renowned local newspaper Puget Sound Business Journal will appear on my radio show “Immigration with Tahmina” on Desi 1250am on Tuesday January 10th 2016 at 10am PST! From writing about the Startup visa, to H1bs, to a series on immigration reform, Emily has given a voice to immigration issues like[…]

New Year & New Facebook Page For Tahmina’s Radio Show! Like, Share, Spread The Word!

Happy New Year to all my readers! Thank you for being here on an immigration law journey. 2017 promises to be one of the most interesting years to date and never has it been more important to stay on top of current news and updates on immigration law.  After 16 months of being on air[…]