Tahmina interviewed by the American Immigration Lawyers Association about her book

Thank you to the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) for inviting me for the AILA Interview of the Month (AIM). I am honored and grateful. I should have been a little clearer about what a Startup Visa is in the inteview, particularly if someone is hearing about it for the first time. I wanted to[…]

Tahmina’s article published in AILA New Members Division Newsletter

The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) is THE bar association for anyone practicing immigration law in the United States. In my opinion, the support and assistance from AILA is unparalleled by any other such organization. The New Members Division of AILA has a publication.  We are proud to say that in the January edition, our[…]

The International Bar Association 5th Biannual Global Immigration Conference- a brief summary

This post is rather late but better late than never!  (This is a follow up to a previous post) The International Bar Association held its 5th biannual Global Immigration Conference in London, UK from September 21st to 23rd 2011. The conference kicked off with a fabulous boat cruise on the River Thames, giving the opportunity[…]

WIL participates in Citizenship Day in Centralia

On Saturday April 16, 2011, Citizenship Day was held once again to help people achieve their life long dreams of being  American Citizens.  Citizenship Day is organized by One America in partnership with the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).  Many lawyers, paralegals and students volunteer on this day to help people on low income complete[…]

AILA WA Honored by LBAW

The Latina/o Bar Association of Washington held their 19th annual gala at the Marriot Waterfront hotel in downtown Seattle.  It was a sparkling event with the who’s who of the Washington legal community in attendance. Guests included Chief Justice Barbara Madsen, Honorable Judge Jones from the Western District of Washington (Federal) court, and many more such[…]

WIL participates in Citizenship Day in Yakima

Watson Immigration Law’s Silviya Borroff participated in Citizenship Day Yakima 2010.  She joined a number of attorneys and paralegals in assisting local residents achieve their dream of becoming a citizen of the United States.  The event organized by One America and partnered with American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), was held in Yakima on Saturday October[…]

WIL out and about

Though summer arrived late in Seattle, the legal community in Washington is finally enjoying it!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             On July 24, WIL attended the Minority Bar Association Joint picnic in Woodland Park, Seattle.  All Minority Bar Associations were represented and there was a great turn out.  WIL would like to thank WSBA and the MBAs for organizing the event. On[…]

I couldn’t practice without AILA!

(This article will be published in the quarterly publication by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) in the next few months. In due course, a link to the publication will be posted). I fell into U.S. immigration law by chance, having practiced criminal law in London, England for a few years before my own relocation to[…]