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Nov 24, 2015

Host John Khosravi's Interview and Discussion with Los Angeles Immigration Lawyer Tahmina Watson (http://www.immigrationlawyersinseattl...) Founder of Watson Immigration Law and Author of: "The Startup Visa: Key to Job Growth and Economic Prosperity in America".

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Show Notes:

00:00 Overview of the Podcast
01:55 Background (Education and Family) of Tahmina Watson
04:00 About Barristers v. Solicitors in the British Legal System
04:45 Pupillage (Apprenticeship) Position and Practicing Law in Great Britain
11:12 Why she came to the U.S.
12:15 Being able to practice in U.S. States
15:22 Personal Immigration experience
17:50 Getting started in Immigration Law
19:43 Her Blog (marketing/book)
20:20 Newspaper articles
20:43 Memberships in groups and Bar Associations
21:45 Social Media presence/Blog
24:00 Areas of Immigration Law she practices
25:00 Advocacy for "Start Up Visas"
26:20 Types of Visa categories she enjoys
27:05 Example of problem she has faced (example of USCIS OPT/H-1B Cap error that she fixed)
32:44 How she started her book
38:25 Publishing
44:05 Upcoming U.S. elections & future Immigration Policy
51:00 Practice Management
53:45 Office Quality Control (software: INS Zoom and calendars such as outlook and wall calendars)
55:32 Books recommended (Nutshell on Immigration & Kurzban)
57:45 AILA Membership (using mentors)
1:00:40 How her week looks like / Balancing Personal & Business Life
1:06:43 Asylum Timelines
1:07:10 Discussion on the future of EB-5 Immigrant Investor program

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