And Then Everything Changed
The Immigrant Crisis is Not Over featuring Tahmina Watson
Mar 3, 2020 · 54 min
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Tahmina Watson could not have predicted she’d become a US immigration lawyer when she began her career as a barrister in the UK, but she soon realized helping people become citizens was her purpose in life. And when the Trump administration released its executive orders on immigration in 2017 she saw her assistance was direly needed.


She went to work immediately and established the Washington Immigrant Defense Network and helped mobilize Airport Lawyers to directly assist distressed families and passengers. Three years later and she and her team have learned that under the current administration parents and children continue to be separated, virtually anybody is deportable, and the immigration crisis is not over.


In this episode, Tahmina talks about how this is the calm before the storm, that immigrant issues are everybody’s issues, and the ways even lay people can help.


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Tahmina Talks Immigration Podcast

Washington Immigrant Defense Network

Airport Lawyer

American Immigration Lawyers Association


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