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
The April 2019 Visa Bulletin was just released. Below are the new priority dates. Once again, it is very disappointing to see that EB1 all countries is still not current, and the priority date has not advanced from last month’s bulletin. We have a number of clients in holding patterns and are monitoring this carefully[…]
USCIS has just announced that, effective tomorrow, March 12, 2019, they are resuming premium processing for all H-1B petitions. Copied from USCIS: USCIS will resume premium processing on Tuesday, March 12, for all H-1B petitions. If you received a request for evidence (RFE) for a pending petition, you should include the RFE response with the[…]
Listen to our latest episode of Tahmina Talks Immigration cohosted by Alex Stonehill, Cofounder of the Seattle Globalist. We held a webinar for international students given the fast and furious changes to immigration policies affecting students. Here is a link. Hope you enjoy! Please share widely and rate and review the podcast so we can[…]
The long anticipated fear of the administration revoking H4 EADs is finally seeing some action. Last week, the proposed rules were sent to the OMB which means that the proposed rules will be published in the very near future. I know this is distressing to many people. As a long standing advocate for H4 EADs,[…]
It was an absolute honor to appear on LSAT Blog recently. Listen to my chat with host of LSATBlog Steve Schwartz where we discuss challenges in working on the legal immigration process, legal system basics, and more. It was wonderful to remember my student days and all the pro bono work I have done both[…]
It was such an honor to be interviewed by the Saadia Khan, the host of Alien Chronicles. “The Alien Chronicles is a weekly podcast that focuses on peoples’ journeys to America, specifically in NY and surrounding areas. Every week, the podcast invites people who are unique in their own right, global citizens of sorts. People[…]
The March 2019 Visa Bulletin was released last Friday. Below are the new priority dates. It was disappointing to see that EB1 all countries is still not current, and the priority date has not advanced from last month’s bulletin. We have a number of clients in holding patterns and are monitoring this carefully as a result.[…]
Another concerning announcement coming from USCIS regarding a revised Form I-539 and new Form I-539A, including a new biometrics fee requirement of $85 for many categories of applicants, including those applying for H-4 status. Copied from USCIS: We have revised Form I-539, Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status and will publish the revised form on our[…]
News Update: USCIS Resumes Premium Processing for H-1B Petitions Filed on or before December 21, 2018
Some (rare) positive news on the H-1B front. USCIS has announced that they are resuming premium processing for all H-1B petitions filed on or before December 21, 2018. This announcement expands upon USCIS’ previous resumption of premium processing for all FY 2019 cap-subject H-1B petitions to include non-cap subject H-1B transfers and extensions (other than continuation[…]
February 2019 Visa Bulletin Commentary February 2019 For all countries except India, China, Philippines, and Mexico: F2A category priority date advances 23 days to 1 December 2016, F2B preference advances 47 days to a PD of 1 May 2012, F4 category advances 31 days to 22 June 2005; EB1 advances 61 days to 1[…]