In the article below, Jill Scott, Associate General Counsel at the Allen Institute, shares her firsthand experience as a volunteer attorney with WIDEN’s pilot program. Jill explains the motivation behind her involvement in immigration defense, her personal experience defending asylum seekers held in detention, and the way that WIDEN’s program enabled her, a busy[…]
It was an absolute honor to appear on LSAT Blog recently. Listen to my chat with host of LSATBlog Steve Schwartz where we discuss challenges in working on the legal immigration process, legal system basics, and more. It was wonderful to remember my student days and all the pro bono work I have done both[…]
It was such an honor to be interviewed by the Saadia Khan, the host of Alien Chronicles. “The Alien Chronicles is a weekly podcast that focuses on peoples’ journeys to America, specifically in NY and surrounding areas. Every week, the podcast invites people who are unique in their own right, global citizens of sorts. People[…]
It was an honor to speak with SHRM‘s Roy Maurer about the DHS proposed rules published on Monday December 3rd 2018 which seek to change the H1B visa lottery process. You can read the article here. If you have any comments or questions, we are happy to answer them!
Dear Readers and Listeners: It has been an honor to have spoken at some wonderful events recently! Some were speaking engagements at conferences, others were private events in and outside of Washington state. With the mid-term elections now over, I had the opportunity to attend and speak at several #GOTV events. And of course, there[…]
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,[…]
It was an honor to appear as a guest on the Washington State Indivisible Podcast hosted by Stephan Cox. Here is a link. Hope you will enjoy and share!
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[…]
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[…]
Readers, listeners and viewers, my latest article published in Yes! Magazine has great significance. This administration will collect all social media handles for visa applicants– visas for tourism, business, education, work or humanitarian reasons. 14 million people will be subject to these new rules! We need to be engaged in the process, comment on the[…]