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 a pleasure to appear as a guest on The Aman Magazine Podcast hosted by Amani Sams. We talked about immigration and Covid19, and much more including my upcoming book! Hope you will enjoy this episode. Thank you Aman Sams, Editor-in-Chief and CEO for inviting me on your show!
, It was a delight to appear on Kristin Espinar’s podcast Activate Your IELTS Podcast discussing student visas issues. Covid19 has affected all visa categories of course. But with the school year starting up, international students have faced unique problems. Hope you will find this episode useful and feel free to share! Here is[…]
USCIS announced today that they are once again extending their flexibility in responding to agency requests, expanding on their previous announcement from back at the end of March. The flexibility now applies to any RFEs, NOIDs, NOIRs, etc. received between March 1, 2020 and January 1, 2021, and extends the response deadline an additional 60 days[…]
Announcement: After 14 years of being at our office location at 1001 4th Avenue, we sadly had to say good bye our beloved office space. The Business Service Center was an incredible location for us. We are so grateful to Tammy Loud and her entire team who were our landlords. They consistently had gone above[…]
After months of uncertainty, USCIS confirmed today that, for the time being, it has managed to avoid furloughing nearly 70% of its workforce, at least through the remainder of this fiscal year (so through September 30th). While this is welcome news in the short term, the announcement also comes with warnings that the agency had[…]
The September 2020 Visa Bulletin was released yesterday. Nothing major to report this month as they was very little (if any) movement in most categories. However, this is not entirely unexpected as September is the last month of the fiscal year and most visa numbers are used up by then. We should expect to see[…]
In this on-again, off-again legal battle regarding ‘public charge’, we’re in the on-again state of affairs I’m afraid. Today, the federal court in the Second circuit lifted the nationwide injunction and allowed the injunction to remain only in New York, Connecticut and Vermont. If you do not live in one of those states, you must[…]
Copied from the Department of State website: National Interest Exceptions to Presidential Proclamations (10014 & 10052) Suspending the Entry of Immigrants and Nonimmigrants Presenting a Risk to the United States Labor Market During the Economic Recovery Following the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak Last Updated: August 12, 2020 On June 22, the President signed Presidential[…]
A New York federal judge imposed an injunction on the public charge rule yesterday. As a result, USCIS has updated its website confirming that adjudications will revert back to old rules. This means that for filing green card applications, at least for now, we do not have to file the dreaded Form I-944! The I-944[…]
USCIS published final rules for fee increases today. It will be published officially in the Federal Register on Monday, August 3rd and will take effect 60 days later (October 2, 2020). It is possible that litigation could follow. Here is our previously published post on the new USCIS fee schedule, including starting a fee for asylum applications.[…]