Tahmina Watson

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Tahmina Watson
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Immigration with Tahmina Watson
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Tahmina Watson, founder of Watson Immigration Law, and author of “The Startup Visa: Key to Job Growth & Economic Prosperity in America” is an experienced immigration attorney with a practice exclusively in the area of U.S. immigration law. An immigrant entrepreneur with more than 10 years’ experience -- eight of them spent navigating the U.S. immigration system on behalf of clients -- Tahmina’s unique perspective and pro-active approach are a breath of fresh air for her roster of clients, who include foreign workers, international entrepreneurs, investors and businesses. She regularly assists them with all types of employment-based immigration including L-1, E-2, H-1B, O-1, EB-1 and EB-5 visas and National Interest Waivers.

Tahmina rose quickly to become a leading authority on the Startup Visa, maintaining a highly interactive blog that boasts more than 1000 subscribers and 10,000 unique viewers monthly. Her innovative message of pro-business immigration reform has been referenced in a study about entrepreneurship by the Competitive Enterprise Institute, and featured on KOMO4, KING5, as well as the glossy magazines and the web portals of The Seattle Times, Puget Sound Business Journal, CNN Money, Bloomberg Business Week, NPR, GeekWire and Entrepreneur Magazine. A leader in her field, Tahmina is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, as well as other local and national bar associations and is a past president of the King County Washington Women Lawyers.

Born in London, England and of Bangladeshi descent, Tahmina obtained her law degree from Brunel University in London. A member of the Honorable Society of the Middle Temple, she attended the Inns of Court School of Law to become a barrister. After practicing in London for a short while, she immigrated to the U.S., where she is also a citizen. Admitted into the New York State Bar in 2006, Tahmina practices in Seattle, Washington, where she lives with her husband and two daughters. She is fluent in English, Bengali, Urdu, and Hindi.
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