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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
The July 2018 Visa Bulletin was released this morning. Most notably, there was major movement in the EB2 India, EB3 India, EB2 China, and F2B categories. Additionally, EB3 China retrogressed, most likely through the end of the fiscal year. If you are now eligible to file your adjustment of status, you can go ahead and[…]
USCIS recently issued a couple of announcements concerning I-751s, petitions to remove conditions on residence. I-751s have recently become extremely backlogged. They now require an interview and take anywhere from 1-3 years to be adjudicated, with most now being adjudicated 13-20 months after filing. Previously, conditional green card holders were only allowed to present their[…]
Tahmina Talks with WA State Senator Manka Dhingra and Candidate Mona Das on Friday June 8th at 10am PST on Radio Punjab!
For my next show on Radio Punjab, I am delighted to announce that I will have two wonderful guests this Friday! Washington State Senator Manka Dhingra and candidate for Washington State Representative Mona Das. Join me live on air on Radio Punjab’s Seattle studio on Friday, June 8th at 10 am PST! Manka Dhingra the Law[…]
Columbia International Finance is hosting an informative webinar Thursday, May 31, 2018, from 5:30 pm to 7 pm. It is my honor to present on this two lawyer panel. This informational event is free to attend! You simply to have to join us through the Facebook Live event page. This is a timely and important[…]
Copied from USCIS notice this morning (see below). It’s so important to submit comments. Please do so. Read my book so you can understand why the current visa categories are not suitable for the modern day startup founder. Learn why the proposed rules to rescind are shortsighted and ultimately bad for America. Here is a[…]
The Department of Homeland Security published proposed rules to rescind the hard fought startup visa alternative – the International Entrepreneur Rule. Here is a link to the proposed rules. There are 30 days to comment. The date for the official publication is May 29th. Deadline for submitting comments will be June 28th 2018. If this[…]
USCIS message on removing the International Entrepreneur Rule: WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is proposing a rule to end a program that allows certain foreign entrepreneurs to be considered for parole to temporarily come to the United States to develop and build start-up businesses here, known as the International Entrepreneur Rule (IE[…]
On Friday, May 11th, USCIS released updated statistics of H4 EADs. It is anticipated that the rule allowing H4 visa holders applying for work permits will be rescinded in June. Here is a link to the USCIS data on the issue. Also, here is an article in which I saw the report. A snapshot[…]
Today, in another bad-policy-Friday (as I am calling it these day since bad news is handed down Friday afternoons mostly)- USCIS announced major policy changes to the way student visa status and unlawful presence will be determined starting August 9th. In other words, when someone becomes illegal in the US will be reinterpreted. Read[…]
The June 2018 Visa Bulletin was recently released. Most notably, the priority date for EB-5 China has advanced for the first time since January 2018. June 2018 For all countries except India, China, Philippines, and Mexico: F2A category priority date advances 7 days to 8 June 2016, F2B preference advances 38 days to a PD of[…]