Additional Visa Bulletin Notes

Every month, the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s (AILA) Department of State Liaison Committee checks in with Charlie Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division at the Department of State. This month’s check-in included information about retrogression in employment-based immigrant categories in future visa bulletins. In particular, there is a chance that EB-1 China[…]

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[…]

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 It is anticipated that the rule allowing H4 visa holders applying for work permits will be rescinded in June.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[…]

Tahmina Quoted in CNBC re. H1B Visas

On April 9th, reporter Ellen Sheng wrote an in-depth report published by CNBC about the current immigration restrictions affecting the retention of talent in Sillicon Valley. It was an honor to be quoted alongside Vivek Wadhwa, author of The Immigrant Exodus who also wrote the foreword of my book.  Thank you Ellen for interviewing me[…]

Read Tahmina’s H-1B Article Published in the King County Bar Bulletin on April 1st

H1b visas have come under intense scrutiny by this administration. Read my article “The Fast-Changing Landscape of H-1B Visas” published in the King County Bar Bulletin April 1, 2018 edition.  It is the first time KCBA has published my writing- I am excited and proud. Readers and listeners may recall my recent blog post that[…]