Tahmina interviewed on The Swell Collective podcast- Ask An American Immigrant

I had the distinct honor of appearing on the podcast Ask An American Immigrant hosted by the wonderful Mili Metz of The Swell Collective. We discuss my immigrant journey to America, to becoming a lawyer, to my advocacy as well as the challenges of being a busy working mother. I make an important announcement also[…]

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[…]

Tahmina Talks H1B to EB5 on FB Live Webinar Hosted by Columbia International Finance

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[…]

DHS Seeks Comments on Proposed Rule to Remove the International Entrepreneur Rule

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[…]

Notice to remove International Entrepreneur Rule

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[…]

DHS Proposes to Remove International Entrepreneur Rule

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[…]

H4 EAD USCIS Statistics Released Ahead of Anticipated Rescission

  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[…]

More Bad-Policy-Friday-News from USCIS: Changes to Student Visa Policies

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[…]

Tahmina Talks Immigration with Founders of The Sanaya Set on Friday May 11th at 10am PST on Radio Punjab!

On my next show on Radio Punjab, I am delighted to announce that my guests will be Founders of The Sanaya Set– the latest subscription box for a cause creating a buzz. Tarul Tripathi and Sandy Mathews will join me live on air on Radio Punjab’s Seattle studio as well as live on Facebook on the[…]

Tahmina Talks Immigration Show Restarting on May 4th on Radio Punjab!

  I am thrilled to announce that my radio show Tahmina Talks Immigration will restart for a trial period on Radio Punjab on Friday, May 4th at 10am!! I am truly excited to be back on the air!  You can catch the show live on the stations mentioned below. The show will broadcast simultaneously in 5[…]