Dedicated to immigration
Watson Immigration Law is a Seattle-based law firm with immigration attorneys practicing exclusively in the area of United States Immigration and Naturalization law. We can assist you with all investment visa matters, as well as all family-based and employment-based immigration matters.
Visa for Investors and Entrepreneurs
For those who do not have a US citizen family member or a US employer to sponsor them, The EB-5 Green Card program is an alternative solution to apply for legal permanent residence in the US.
We are passionate advocates for our clients, their businesses, and their families. We are equally passionate about immigration reform and bringing change.
Tahmina’s Radio Show on Desi 1250 am
Tahmina is the host of the talk show “Immigration with Tahmina Watson” on Desi 1250AM, a local radio station that airs in the Seattle Tacoma area to the South Asian community.
Tahmina’s Book: The Startup Visa
In her book, Tahmina Watson strips away the rhetoric and uses her remarkable skills as an immigration attorney to make a compelling argument for how and why U.S. immigration policy is working against our own best interest.
At Watson Immigration Law, we all strive to meet your needs in the most efficient and dedicated manner.
recent blog posts
It was an honor to be invited to speak at and be recognized at the 2020 Bangladesh Global Business Summit in Dubai on January 7th and 8th. Non-resident Bangladeshi leaders from around the world attended the event. A huge thank you to the Global Business Summit and all the organizers for inviting me and for[…]
USCIS Formally Announces Implementation of Electronic H-1B Registration Process and the Registration Timeframe
As H-1B season 2020 approaches, USCIS continues to provide trickles of information about what this new landscape will look like. Today, they announced the formal implementation of the electronic registration process and gave some insight as to the timeline. As we knew before, the registration period will open on March 1st, 2020 and will run[…]
It is no secret that, ever since the Trump Administration first came into office in 2017, the H-1B visa program has undergone significant changes and challenges. Unfortunately, 2020 promises to be no different; H-1Bs and the H-1B visa process will undergo perhaps the biggest fundamental change since the program’s inception in 1990. In the past,[…]
Yesterday was the last day to comment on proposed rules to increase USCIS fees. It’s really by design that such an important comment period falls smack in the middle of the holiday period. I hope at least some of you were able to get your comments in. Having read most of the rule at this[…]
The January 2020 Visa Bulletin was released earlier today. Disappointingly, EB1 India continues to see no movement, and the prognosis is that there will be little if any forward movement for the foreseeable future. Here at the office, we are preparing contingency plans for all of our EB1 India clients, including exploring other visa options[…]
USCIS issued a new policy today that will add several layers of brick to the invisible wall. Issues that were not previously considered in citizenship cases will now be part of the ‘good moral character’ assessment. We will write more about this soon. In the meantime, here is what USCIS said this morning: Copied from[…]
USCIS Announces Implementation of H-1B Electronic Registration Process for Fiscal Year 2021 Cap Season
The day has finally come. USCIS has announced the implementation of the electronic registration process for next year’s H-1B lottery, forever changing the landscape of H-1Bs. Instead of preparing and filing completed H-1B petitions and then finding out whether or not that petition was selected in the lottery, employers (or their attorneys) will now electronically[…]
A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of interview Martine Kalaw on our radio-show-turned-podcast, Tahmina Talks Immigration. She is the author of “Illegal Among Us“. I first met Martine in the summer of 2019 when she was the keynote speaker and award recipient of the American Immigration Council Heritage Award. Her story is so[…]
It was an absolute honor and privilege to appear on the popular legal podcast Lawyers Who Rock, hosted by renowned rock media lawyer Joleen Hughes! Joleen represents a lot of stars in the media industry, among others. The episode will be released soon, stay tuned!Thank you Joleen for talking immigration with me and having me[…]