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 absolute delight to appear on the The Hippie Haven Podcast hosted by Callee,business owner and zero waste activist. Read more about Callee below. The interview was recorded several weeks before Covid-19 took over our lives, so we don’t touch on Covid-19 issues. Rather, we discuss the immigration system, how climate refugees will[…]
USCIS clarified its office closures announcement with a helpful chart on action needed to be taken (if any) by those affected by the closures. For the most part, no action is required and USCIS will automatically reschedule appointments and notify individuals. Please see below. Copied from USCIS: On March 18, U.S. Citizenship and[…]
USCIS announced today that petitioners whose electronic registrations were selected may now file cap-subject H-1B petitions with the agency. Employers and/or their representatives have now all been notified of selections, with most rolling in over the weekend. A change from last year is that those not selected will be held in reserve in “submitted” status[…]
USCIS announced today that their office closures will be extended until at least May 3, 2020 due to COVID-19. At the moment they plan to re-open to the public on May 4, 2020, unless public closures are extended further. USCIS will notify applicants whose appointments are affected by the closure and re-schedule once operations resume.[…]
I was fortunate enough to be able to provide some insights into Covid-19 effects on immigration. Here are links to a webinar hosted by the Indian Association of Western Washington (IAWW) and a podcast hosted by Matt Rouse- The Digital Marketing Masters. Here is a link to the Facebook Live Video. And here is a[…]
USCIS to Continue Processing Applications for Employment Authorization Extension Requests Despite Application Support Center Closures
USCIS continues to offer flexibility in light of COVID-19 disruptions to their operations. Today USCIS announced that they will continue processing EAD extension applications using previously submitted biometrics, given that all their offices are closed to the public and they cannot schedule nor conduct new biometrics appointments. Credit where credit is due – we welcome[…]
USCIS expanded their flexibility for responding to USCIS requests today. Their previous guidance expanded the deadline to respond to RFEs and NOIDs received between March 1, 2020 and May 1, 2020 by an additional 60 days. USCIS is now clarifying that this policy also applies to Notices of Intent to Revoke (NOIR), Notices of Intent[…]
USCIS announced today that they have completed the selection process for the cap subject H-1B electronic registration, and will begin notifying petitioners and/or their attorneys of whether their registrations were selected. For those selected, the petitioning company will have from April 1, 2020 until June 30, 2020 to file a corresponding H-1B petition for that[…]
USCIS announced today that it is extending its closure to the public, with the exception of some limited emergency services, until at least April 7, 2020. Given current circumstances and the apparent trajectory of the COVID-19 situation in the United States, we would be shocked if this closure was not extended even further. Best to[…]
Dear Readers, I had the privilege of being a guest of Matt Rouse, host of the podcast Digital Marketing Masters. Matt, a Canadian and immigrant to the US asked me some very thoughtful and timely questions regarding the effects of the Coronavirus or Covid-19. Hope you will listen to this episode and share widely, esp.[…]