Topics: HR/Hiring/Culture, Legal, Training
An overwhelming number of American startups and enterprises have immigrant founders/co-founders. The US immigration system is complex and can present as a barrier for entrepreneurs, founders, and investors looking to bring their ideas to America. Learn more about different visa types and immigration pathways to the US in startups including law and policy developments from expert immigration attorney, Tahmina Watson.
Tahmina Watson is an immigration attorney and founder of Watson Immigration Law in Seattle, Washington. She has helped hundreds of individuals and American businesses navigate the complexities of US immigration laws to unite loved ones and talent.
Tahmina is a passionate advocate for immigration reform, and author of two books: The Startup Visa, Key to Job Growth and Economic Prosperity in America and Legal Heroes in the Trump Era. Her 2nd edition Startup Visa book just launched July of 2021. With over 15 years of experience as a practitioner and business owner, and as immigrant from the UK to the US with Bangladeshi heritage, she is able to help her clients with empathy and excellence. She regularly advises policymakers and think tanks, speaks at conferences, and has been publishing articles since 2008. She is a contributor to Entrepreneur Magazine, Above the Law, and has been featured in the Seattle Times, Geekwire, Puget Sound Business Journal, and more. A recipient of several awards, Tahmina was recently named as one of the 2020 Puget Sound Business Journal Women of Influence.