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[…]

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[…]