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Tahmina Talks Immigration: Student visa enforcement ramps up

Trump administration issued a memo earlier this month focusing enforcement on those who overstay or violate student visa rules.
Aug 28, 2018

Young immigrants reflect on the end of DACA

For these young immigrants, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program brought validation, stability and opportunity.
Oct 25, 2017

Trump-endorsed RAISE Act would hurt economy — and immigrant families

Seattle immigration attorney Tahmina Watson analyzes the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy Act (RAISE Act).
Aug 7, 2017

Could slide in Seattle’s international students continue under Trump?

International Student enrollment at Seattle Colleges has been on the decline — and changes in visa policies under Trump are unlikely to help boost numbers.
Jul 3, 2017
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International students find hurdles to U.S. employment after graduation

After studying at American universities, international students find barriers and bureaucracy to U.S. employment after graduation.
May 30, 2017

Sea-Tac protest follows Trump travel ban from seven Muslim-majority countries

Trump’s order blocked holders of green cards and visas from entering the United States. Protesters gathered at airports nationwide, including at SeaTac.
Jan 29, 2017
Demonstrating that your work in the U.S. is in the "national interest" in order to secure a green card just got a lot easier. (Photo by Alex Stonehill)

New ruling signals more green cards for entrepreneurs and startups

Self-employed entrepreneurs and startup founders haven't had a good route to get a green card... until now.
Jan 11, 2017

Charges filed against Seattle-area developer accused of EB-5 fraud

Lobsang Dargey, a former Buddhist monk turned developer, was accused of defrauding Chinese investors seeking U.S. residency through the EB-5 visa program.
Jan 3, 2017

Making sense of the proposed Startup Visa alternative

The White House announced proposed a new visa alternative for international entrepreneurs.
Aug 30, 2016