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Legal Heroes- The Podcast Series To Accompany the Book- Guest Erin Albanese

We are excited to release the third interview in the podcast series ‘Legal Heroes in the Trump Era” on our popular podcast Tahmina Talks Immigration! It is this series that led to writing the bestselling book with the same name- “Legal Heroes in the Trump Era: Be Inspired. Expand Your Impact. Change the World.” The[…]

Tahmina’s New Book- Legal Heroes in the Trump Era- Paperback Launch

Dear Readers, Listeners, Clients and Friends, I am thrilled to announce that the paperback version of my book is finally released today! “Legal Heroes in the Trump Era: Be Inspired. Expand Your Impact. Change the World” became an instant bestseller when released as an ebook three weeks ago.  I am grateful to everyone who has[…]

Legal Heroes- Podcast Series to Accompany the Book! – Guest- Michele Storms

We are excited to release the second interview in the podcast series ‘Legal Heroes in the Trump Era” on our popular podcast Tahmina Talks Immigration! It is this series that led to writing the bestselling book with the same name- “Legal Heroes in the Trump Era: Be Inspired. Expand Your Impact. Change the World.” The[…]

Tahmina Watson Immigration law update

Premium Processing Fee Increase Effective Oct. 19, 2020

USCIS announced today that premium processing fees are set to increase, effective on Monday, October 19, 2020. True to form, the agency did not see fit to give any sort of advance notice or warning to those potentially affected. The move will increase premium processing for most categories (including H-1Bs, Ls, and eligible I-140s) from[…]

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Tahmina Appears on Podcast “Changes Big and Small”

It was an honor and delight to appear as a guest on the podcast “Changes Big and Small” hosted by Damianne President.  She asked questions about my work as an immigration attorney, my book and the impact of my work.  I really enjoyed this interview and the deep thought provoking discussion. I hope you will[…]

Tahmina Watson Immigration law update

BREAKING: Trump Administration Announces H-1B Visa Overhaul

Today, the DHS and DOL announced the much anticipated and dreaded rules, which affect H-1B visas and Prevailing Wage requirements for H-1Bs/PERMs, respectively. Both rules will be published as Interim Final Rules, meaning the agencies can forego the usual notice and comment requirements, with the DHS rule set to take effect 60 days from tomorrow[…]

Tahmina’s New Book Out! Legal Heroes in the Trump Era

We are thrilled to announce the release of Tahmina’s latest book “Legal Heroes in the Trump Era: Be Inspired. Expand Your Impact. Change the World”. The book can be purchased on Amazon and other outlets. It is on sale today for .99 cents only! Portions of the proceeds will be donated to three organizations- Lawyers[…]

Legal Heroes- Podcast Series to Accompany the Book! – Guest- Takao Yamada

We are excited to formally launch our ‘Legal Heroes in the Trump Era” series on our popular podcast Tahmina Talks Immigration! It is this series that led to writing a book with the same name- “Legal Heroes in the Trump Era: Be Inspired. Expand Your Impact. Change the World.” The book will launch tomorrow Friday[…]

Tahmina Watson Immigration law update

DHS Proposes Rule to “Strengthen” Affidavit of Support Process

More chaos and cruelty from the Trump administration. DHS is now proposing a rule to, among other things, require Affidavit of Support sponsors to submit credit reports/scores, certified copies of income tax returns, and bank account information. Additionally, any sponsor who has received a public benefit in the 36 months preceding filing will have to[…]

Tahmina Watson Immigration law update

USCIS Response to Preliminary Injunction of Fee Rule

Following the nationwide preliminary injunction which stopped the new USCIS fee schedule from taking effect on Friday, USCIS responded in kind, claiming they are severely underfunded and this move would hurt the agency.   Copied from USCIS:   Release Date 09/30/2020 WASHINGTON-U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Deputy Director of Policy Joseph Edlow issued the following[…]