December 2018 Visa Bulletin Commentary

The December 2018 visa bulletin was released yesterday. It made for very disappointing reading as EB1 did not become ‘current’ as we were anticipating.  The visa bulletin has never been more important than now, when most immigration policy changes with USCIS are impacting many people who are ‘almost’ getting their green cards in hand. We[…]

USCIS to Continue Implementing New Policy Memorandum on Notices to Appear

The administration continues its efforts in curbing legal immigration.  The Notice to Appeal memo will be implemented in additional cases starting November 19th.  Below is a copy of the news update from USCIS.  You are welcome to contact us at info@watsonimmigrationlaw.com if you have any questions. Copied from the USCIS website: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration[…]

We’ve Updated Our Presentation, Publication and Media Pages- Check Them Out!

Our regular readers and followers will know that we are frequently in the news- whether we’ve shared comments and opinions with media reporters, or published articles, or even made presentations in private or public events. However, it’s been a long time since we updated our website with a list! Thanks to Alyssa, our wonderful paralegal,[…]

Tahmina To Speak At #MyVoteMyVoice at Optimism Brewery on October 22, 7-9pm

In one of the most consequential elections of our times, local Seattle community organizers have organized an event “My Vote My Voice” #MyVoteMyVoice on October 22 from 7pm to 9pm at Capitol Hill’s Optimism Brewing.   Featured speakers include Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson and American Muslim of the Year- Aneelah Afzali! I am[…]

November 2018 Visa Bulletin Commentary

The November 2018 visa bulletin was released today.  Below are the new priority dates. It is worth noting that EB1 all countries is still not current. We have a number of clients in holding patterns and are monitoring this carefully as a result.  It will be interesting to see how this works out procedurally. November[…]