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  • [Slide Deck] Germany: A Top Global Destination For Talent And Key Things To Know

    [Slide Deck] Germany: A Top Global Destination For Talent And Key Things To Know

    Join Envoy Global and Global Mobility Solutions for a primer on Germany’s talent landscape and immigration-friendly policies, as well as key considerations for employers.

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  • Global Talent Symposium West: 2019 Highlights1:29

    Global Talent Symposium West: 2019 Highlights

    In May 2019, we hosted the first-ever Global Talent Symposium. Check out some highlights!

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  • Envoy’s Global Talent Symposium Comes to New York City This November

    Envoy’s Global Talent Symposium Comes to New York City This November

    GTS brings together business, public policy and human resources thought leaders from around the country to discuss global talent strategy and the future of work.

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  • Form I-539 Is No Longer Eligible For "Courtesy" Premium Processing

    Form I-539 Is No Longer Eligible For "Courtesy" Premium Processing

    USCIS has indicated that will no longer offer courtesy premium processing to I-539 applications.

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  • Maintaining Your Company's Immigration Policy During Times of Political Uncertainty34:05

    Maintaining Your Company's Immigration Policy During Times of Political Uncertainty

    Envoy Global and its affiliated law firm, GIA, will share actionable insights to help you not just navigate the changing immigration landscape, but succeed in it.

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  • USCIS Seeks To Decrease Processing Times for N-400 and I-485

    USCIS Seeks To Decrease Processing Times for N-400 and I-485

    In an effort to decrease processing times for Form N-400 and Form I-485, USCIS is implementing an updated interview process for these applications.

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  • International Field Offices Will Stop Accepting Form I-407

    International Field Offices Will Stop Accepting Form I-407

    USCIS announced that starting July 1, international field offices will not accept Form I-407, Record of Abandonment of Lawful Permanent Resident Status by mail or in person.

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  • Cuccinelli Named Acting Director of USCIS

    June 10, 2019, marked the first day for the new head of USCIS acting director, Ken Cuccinelli.

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  • 3 Takeaways From Updated USCIS RFE Rates

    3 Takeaways From Updated USCIS RFE Rates

    After consulting with our affiliated law firm, GIA, we’ve identified three takeaways from the latest USCIS data release.

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  • USCIS Will Start Rejecting Form I-129 That Are Missing Name or Address

    USCIS Will Start Rejecting Form I-129 That Are Missing Name or Address

    USCIS will start rejecting Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker if the petitions don’t include the petitioner’s or applicant’s name and primary U.S. office address.

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  • USCIS Will Resume Premium Processing For Remaining Cap Subject Petitions on June 10

    USCIS Will Resume Premium Processing For Remaining Cap Subject Petitions on June 10

    USCIS announced it will resume premium processing for all remaining FY 2020 H-1B visa petitions.

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  • President Trump Unveils Immigration Plan Emphasizing High-Skilled Workers

    President Trump Unveils Immigration Plan Emphasizing High-Skilled Workers

    On May 16, 2019, President Donald Trump unveiled his plans to overhaul the U.S. immigration system.

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  • Zoom’s IPO Highlights Immigrant Founder’s Success

    Zoom’s IPO Highlights Immigrant Founder’s Success

    Zoom Video Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: ZM) went public the week of April 15, 2019 in a move that was closely watched by investors gearing up for anticipated IPOs from Lyft, Uber, Pinterest and...

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  • Nationwide Preliminary Injunction Issued, Enjoining USCIS Memo

    Nationwide Preliminary Injunction Issued, Enjoining USCIS Memo

    Nationwide Preliminary Injunction Issued, enjoining USCIS memo Accrual of Unlawful Presence and F, J, and M Nonimmigrants.

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  • USCIS Reaches Advanced Degree Exemption Cap for FY 2020

    USCIS Reaches Advanced Degree Exemption Cap for FY 2020

    On Thurs., April 11, USCIS announced it has completed the selection process to select enough H-1B visa petitions to meet the congressionally-mandated master's cap of 20,000 petitions.

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  • USCIS Hits FY 2020 H-1B Regular Cap

    USCIS Hits FY 2020 H-1B Regular Cap

    On Friday, April 5, 2019, USCIS announced it has received enough H-1B visa petitions to hit the regular cap of 65,000 for fiscal year 2020.

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  • USCIS Announces Start of FY 2020 H-1B Cap Season and More Important Updates

    USCIS Announces Start of FY 2020 H-1B Cap Season and More Important Updates

    USCIS announced the start of fiscal year FY 2020 H-1B cap season and additional important updates.

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  • 2019 Immigration Trends Report

    2019 Immigration Trends Report

    Download the 2019 Immigration Trends report to learn about top trends and insights and benchmark your own immigration and global mobility program.

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  • USCIS Resumes Premium Processing for All H-1B Visa Petitions

    USCIS Resumes Premium Processing for All H-1B Visa Petitions

    USCIS announced that it will resume premium processing for all H-1B visa petitions effective March 12, 2019.

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  • Congress Requests Answers from USCIS

    Congress Requests Answers from USCIS

    Members of Congress are asking for answers from USCIS Director Lee Francis Cissna.

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  • USCIS Resumes Premium Processing for Select 2018 Petitions

    USCIS Resumes Premium Processing for Select 2018 Petitions

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced it would resume premium processing for select H-1B petitions.

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  • USCIS Revises Form I-539 and to Publish New Form I-539A

    USCIS Revises Form I-539 and to Publish New Form I-539A

    USCIS announced it had updated Form I-539, Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status and will publish a new form, Form I-539A.

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  • 10 Solutions to Corporate Immigration Challenges

    10 Solutions to Corporate Immigration Challenges

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  • USCIS February 2019 Visa Bulletin

    USCIS February 2019 Visa Bulletin

    USCIS released its Feb. 2019 Visa Bulletin. Read for more details.

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  • USCIS Will Close Its Moscow Field Office

    USCIS Will Close Its Moscow Field Office

    USCIS recently announced it will close its field office in Moscow, Russia.

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  • DHS Releases Final Rule Regarding H-1B Cap Petitions

    DHS Releases Final Rule Regarding H-1B Cap Petitions

    On January 30, 2019, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released the final rule that amends regulations governing H-1B cap-subject petitions.

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  • USCIS Resumes Premium Processing for FY 2019 H-1B Cap Petitions

    USCIS Resumes Premium Processing for FY 2019 H-1B Cap Petitions

    Starting Monday, Jan. 28, USCIS will resume premium processing for all fiscal year 2019 H-1B cap petitions that are currently pending.

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  • January 2019 Visa Bulletin

    January 2019 Visa Bulletin

    USCIS released its January 2019 Visa Bulletin. Read for more details.

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  • Government Shutdown Does Not Impede USCIS Operations

    Government Shutdown Does Not Impede USCIS Operations

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USICS) will continue to operate normally despite last week's government shutdown.

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  • USCIS Issues Policy Memorandum for Form I-751

    USCIS Issues Policy Memorandum for Form I-751

    USCIS issued a policy memorandum that revises interview waiver guidance for Form I-751.

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  • USCIS Updates Practice of Denying Pending Form I-131

    USCIS Updates Practice of Denying Pending Form I-131

    USCIS recently updated its practice of denying pending Form I-131 advance parole applications for abandonment due to international travel.

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  • H-1B Visa Cap Petition Checklist

    H-1B Visa Cap Petition Checklist

    Gathering the right documents is an important step in the H-1B cap petition process. Use this checklist to guide you throughout cap season.

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  • E-3 Visa Bill Gains Year-End Momentum

    E-3 Visa Bill Gains Year-End Momentum

    New legislation that would add Ireland to the E-3 nonimmigrant visa program has made significant strides in Congress as the year ends.

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  • H-1B Cap Petition Survival Guide 2019

    H-1B Cap Petition Survival Guide 2019

    H-1B Cap Season is right around the corner and we've prepared a guide for you that will help you get through the process from start to finish.

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  • USCIS Clarifies L-1 Visa Requirements

    USCIS Clarifies L-1 Visa Requirements

    USCIS recently issued a policy memorandum (PM) that clarifies the L-1 visa’s one-year of continuous foreign employment requirement.

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  • Department of Homeland Security Proposes Changes to H-1B Cap-Subject Petitions

    Department of Homeland Security Proposes Changes to H-1B Cap-Subject Petitions

    DHS announces proposed changes which would impact H-1B cap petitions. These proposals will be published on 3rd December 2018, after which USCIS will accept public feedback for the next 30 days.

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  • What You Need to Know About the H-4 Visa and Proposed Changes

    What You Need to Know About the H-4 Visa and Proposed Changes

    H-4 visa dependent spouses and others in the business community have been keeping close tabs on the Trump administration’s proposed changes to the H-4 visa.

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  • USCIS Updates Practice of Denying Pending Forms I-131 for Abandonment Due to International Travel

    USCIS Updates Practice of Denying Pending Forms I-131 for Abandonment Due to International Travel

    USCIS Director L. Francis Cissna recently revealed USCIS will end the practice of denying pending I-131 applications when applicants are traveling overseas.

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  • USCIS Continues Implementing Policy Memorandum on NTAs

    USCIS Continues Implementing Policy Memorandum on NTAs

    USCIS announced that it will continue to implement its June 28, 2018, PM that provided updated guidance for the referral of cases and issuance of NTAs.

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  • USCIS Revises Policy Regarding Form I-693

    USCIS Revises Policy Regarding Form I-693

    Effective Nov. 1, 2018, USCIS will mandate that applicants submit a form I-693 signed by a civil surgeon “no more than 60 days before the date an application for the underlying immigration benefit."

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  • How International Tech Talent Helps Power Cars.com

    How International Tech Talent Helps Power Cars.com

    Read the case study to see how the immigration process changed when Cars.com started working with Envoy.

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  • USCIS Starts Implementing New Policy Memorandum on NTAs

    USCIS Starts Implementing New Policy Memorandum on NTAs

    USCIS) will start implementing its Updated Guidance for the Referral of Cases and Issuances of Notices to Appear (NTAs) in Cases Involving Inadmissible and Deportable Aliens Policy Memorandum.

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  • USCIS Issues STEM OPT EAD Clarification

    USCIS Issues STEM OPT EAD Clarification

    The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) updated its Optional Practical Training Extension for STEM Students website page.

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  • USCIS Publishes Final Guidance on Unlawful Presence for Students

    USCIS Publishes Final Guidance on Unlawful Presence for Students

    USCIS published a revised final policy memorandum (PM) regarding the unlawful presence for students and exchange visitors.

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  • USCIS Amends Standards for Issuance of RFEs and NOIDs

    USCIS Amends Standards for Issuance of RFEs and NOIDs

    On July 13, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a Policy Memorandum (PM). This update focuses on the issuance of “Certain Request for Evidence (RFE) and Notice of Intent.

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  • July 2018 Visa Bulletin from USCIS: New Green Card Wait Times

    July 2018 Visa Bulletin from USCIS: New Green Card Wait Times

    The July 2018 Visa Bulletin has been released by USCIS. For more details, please see below. Dates for Filing Family-Sponsored Adjustment of Status Application: Final Action Dates for...

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  • June 2018 Visa Bulletin from USCIS: New Green Card Wait Times

    June 2018 Visa Bulletin from USCIS: New Green Card Wait Times

    Read the June 2018 Visa Bulletin from USCIS and a brief analysis to find out updated priority dates for green card applicants.

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  • Comprehensive Guide to Employment-Based Green Cards

    Comprehensive Guide to Employment-Based Green Cards

    Download our Comprehensive Guide to Employment-Based Green Cards for an in-depth look at this popular tool for recruitment and retention of foreign national employees.

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  • May 2018 Visa Bulletin from USCIS: New Green Card Wait Times

    May 2018 Visa Bulletin from USCIS: New Green Card Wait Times

    The May 2018 Visa Bulletin has been released by USCIS. For more details, please see below. Dates for Filing Family-Sponsored Adjustment of Status Application: Final Action Dates for...

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  • May 2018 Visa Bulletin from USCIS: New Green Card Wait Times

    May 2018 Visa Bulletin from USCIS: New Green Card Wait Times

    Get the details on the May 2018 Visa Bulletin – the latest published by USCIS this month – to find out which green card wait times have changed.

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  • [Slide Deck] Creating an Immigration Policy Webinar

    [Slide Deck] Creating an Immigration Policy Webinar

    Organizing a well-outlined, long-term immigration strategy allows you to manage each employee’s immigration process efficiently while avoiding potential dilemmas down the road.

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  • [Checklist] How to Prepare for a Site Audit

    [Checklist] How to Prepare for a Site Audit

    Having a plan and procedures in place for a potential site audit is one of the key components of an effective immigration compliance program. See how you can prepare.

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  • The Beginner's Guide to Immigration58:06

    The Beginner's Guide to Immigration

    Learn about the difference between the most common U.S. work visa types, temporary stay requirements vs. permanent residency, how to keep your organization immigration compliant, and more.

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  • Hiring a Foreign National Employee: Sourcing and Screening Guide

    Hiring a Foreign National Employee: Sourcing and Screening Guide

    In this eBook, written by Laurie Ruettimann, we asked five leading HR influencers how to create a talent acquisition strategy that will help you source and screen the best global talent.

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  • Immigration Glossary

    Immigration Glossary

    To help you understand the many nuances of immigration, we’ve created the Envoy Immigration Glossary to define and explain common immigration words and phrases.

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  • EAD: Employment Authorization Document Information

    EAD: Employment Authorization Document Information

    What is an EAD and do I need it? An Employment Authorization Document (EAD) card allows you to work while the I-485 is pending. If your current employment eligibility will expire before the USCIS...

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  • [Slide Deck] Top Ten Perks For Foreign Nationals in 2019

    [Slide Deck] Top Ten Perks For Foreign Nationals in 2019

    In this webinar, Envoy Global and its affiliated law firm, Global Immigration Associates, will highlight the most popular immigration perks offered by employers.

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  • Envoy Testimonials2:49

    Envoy Testimonials

    Hear how immigration has helped the lives of numerous individuals.

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  • [IDC Analyst Connection] Winning the Global War for Talent with Mobility Solution Tools

    [IDC Analyst Connection] Winning the Global War for Talent with Mobility Solution Tools

    To help the business compete, HR needs to modernize its processes with self-service mobility solution tools to allow foreign workers to know where they stand in the visa process.

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  • How GrubHub Saves Five Times More Per Immigration Case

    How GrubHub Saves Five Times More Per Immigration Case

    Read the case study to learn how Envoy helped GrubHub solve its top immigration challenges.

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  • The ROI of Immigration Technology

    The ROI of Immigration Technology

    Immigration is often one of the most overlooked areas for process improvement in a company. Technology can help.

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  • [Slide Deck] Beginner's Guide to Immigration Webinar

    [Slide Deck] Beginner's Guide to Immigration Webinar

    Learn about the difference between the most common U.S. work visa types, temporary stay requirements vs. permanent residency, how to keep your organization immigration compliant, and more.

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  • Creating a Company Immigration Policy: 5 Step Guide

    Creating a Company Immigration Policy: 5 Step Guide

    Are you missing a piece of the immigration puzzle? Without an immigration policy in place, you might be.

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  • [Slide Deck] Around The World with Envoy: Global Trends

    [Slide Deck] Around The World with Envoy: Global Trends

    Get up to speed on the current global mobility landscape in this can’t-miss webinar from Envoy Global.

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  • Budgeting for Immigration Becomes Simple for CBS Interactive

    Budgeting for Immigration Becomes Simple for CBS Interactive

    Read the case study to learn how Envoy helped CBS Interactive solve these challenges.

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  • Simplifying Immigration with Envoy1:38

    Simplifying Immigration with Envoy

    Do you handle immigration at your company? Watch what a typical day may look like for you if you make the switch to Envoy's solution.

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  • [Slide Deck] A Guide to Setting Up An Immigration Program

    [Slide Deck] A Guide to Setting Up An Immigration Program

    This webinar from Envoy and its affiliated law firm, Global Immigration Associates, will guide attendees through the key components of an effective immigration program.

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  • Introducing Envoy Compliance1:08

    Introducing Envoy Compliance

    Safely store employee documents and ensure your compliant with government regulations with Envoy Compliance.

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  • SimCorp: How Immigration Helped a Software Provider Expand Into a New Market

    SimCorp: How Immigration Helped a Software Provider Expand Into a New Market

    With a strong market share in Europe, the tech provider has shifted its focus to growing its presence in North America for the last 10 years — and immigration has made it possible.

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  • [Slide Deck] Immigration Considerations When Going Through Mergers And Acquisitions

    [Slide Deck] Immigration Considerations When Going Through Mergers And Acquisitions

    Envoy Global and Global Immigration Associates examine how companies can future-proof their immigration program and avoid disruptions during a merger or acquisition at their organization.

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  • Havas Chicago Village Opts for Technology For Complex Immigration

    Havas Chicago Village Opts for Technology For Complex Immigration

    Learn how Envoy helped the Havas HR team save time and feel more confident.

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  • Customer Testimonials - Asurion1:03

    Customer Testimonials - Asurion

    Jo Ann Rainwater - Manager of HR at Asurion

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  • [Slide Deck] Everything You Need To Know About The P Visa

    [Slide Deck] Everything You Need To Know About The P Visa

    Rare but useful, the P visas allow internationally known athletes and entertainers to travel to the U.S. to perform at various events or develop and coach cultural and artistic programs.

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  • Customer Testimonials - Simcorp1:08

    Customer Testimonials - Simcorp

    Victoria Turk - Director of HR at Simcorp North America

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  • [Slide Deck] PERM Recruitment 102: PERM Recruitment 102: Navigating the Visa Bulletin and Other Green Card Trends

    [Slide Deck] PERM Recruitment 102: PERM Recruitment 102: Navigating the Visa Bulletin and Other Green Card Trends

    Go beyond the basics with Envoy and GIA in a webinar that will discuss additional considerations for PERM recruitment and the green card process.

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  • Customer Testimonials - Frontpoint1:31

    Customer Testimonials - Frontpoint

    Amy Gulati - Senior Manager of Talent Operations at Frontpoint

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  • [Slide Deck] 5 Key Ingredients For Building Your Global Rotational Program

    [Slide Deck] 5 Key Ingredients For Building Your Global Rotational Program

    Learn all about global rotation programs and walk away with five key steps to successfully launch or refine one at your organization.

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  • Customer Testimonials - Centro1:19

    Customer Testimonials - Centro

    Emilie Clark - Director of Total Rewards at Centro

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  • [Slide Deck] Government Immigration Data: How To Use It And Why It Matters

    [Slide Deck] Government Immigration Data: How To Use It And Why It Matters

    Join Envoy Global for a debriefing on government immigration data released by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

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  • Envoy Customer Testimonials2:14

    Envoy Customer Testimonials

    See what some of our customers think about us and how we are accelerating their immigration process.

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  • Germany: A Top Global Destination For Talent and Key Things To Know50:41

    Germany: A Top Global Destination For Talent and Key Things To Know

    Join Envoy Global and Global Mobility Solutions for a primer on Germany’s talent landscape and immigration friendly policies, as well as key considerations for employers.

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  • [Slide Deck] Maintaining Your Company's Immigration Policy During Times of Political Uncertainty

    [Slide Deck] Maintaining Your Company's Immigration Policy During Times of Political Uncertainty

    Envoy Global and its affiliated law firm, GIA, will share actionable insights to help you not just navigate the changing immigration landscape, but succeed in it.

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  • Top 10 Perks for Foreign Nationals in 201939:17

    Top 10 Perks for Foreign Nationals in 2019

    In this webinar, Envoy Global and its affiliated law firm, Global Immigration Associates, will highlight the most popular immigration perks offered by employers.

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  • [Slide Deck] Canada: The Next Big Talent Strategy

    [Slide Deck] Canada: The Next Big Talent Strategy

    Join Envoy Global and Mobsquad for a webinar that breaks down everything you need to know about Canada as a destination for global talent.

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  • Around the World With Envoy: Global Trends40:40

    Around the World With Envoy: Global Trends

    Get up to speed on the current global mobility landscape in this can’t-miss webinar from Envoy Global.

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  • [Slide Deck] Examining the E Treaty Visas

    [Slide Deck] Examining the E Treaty Visas

    Join Envoy Global and its affiliated law firm, Global Immigration Associates, for a webinar that provides valuable background and insight on E treaty visas.

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  • Startup Wars: The Fight to Attract Top Foreign Talent43:15

    Startup Wars: The Fight to Attract Top Foreign Talent

    The competition for foreign talent is fierce—particularly in Silicon Valley—and many of these companies are reliant on foreign talent to help their growth.

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  • A Guide To Setting Up An Immigration Program41:11

    A Guide To Setting Up An Immigration Program

    This webinar from Envoy and its affiliated law firm, Global Immigration Associates, will guide attendees through the key components of an effective immigration program.

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  • [Slide Deck] Meeting The Challenges of Change: Global Mobility Assignments

    [Slide Deck] Meeting The Challenges of Change: Global Mobility Assignments

    Join Envoy Global, AIRINC and Mobility Empowered for a discussion on how to successfully navigate global mobility complexities and much more.

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  • Immigration Considerations When Going Through Mergers and Acquisitions44:37

    Immigration Considerations When Going Through Mergers and Acquisitions

    Envoy Global and Global Immigration Associates examine how companies can future-proof their immigration program and avoid disruptions during a merger or acquisition.

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  • [Slide Deck] 2019 Mid Year State of Immigration

    [Slide Deck] 2019 Mid Year State of Immigration

    From USCIS policy changes, to the H-1B lottery and a merit-based proposal from President Trump, there's been plenty of news and updates to keep tabs on.

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  • PERM Recruitment 101: What Is It and Tips to Succeed40:27

    PERM Recruitment 101: What Is It and Tips to Succeed

    Join Envoy and its affiliated law firm, Global Immigration Associates, for an informative webinar that will discuss the PERM process.

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  • Everything You Need To Know About The P Visa38:57

    Everything You Need To Know About The P Visa

    Rare but useful, the P visas allow internationally known athletes and entertainers to travel to the U.S. to perform at various events or develop and coach cultural and artistic programs.

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  • [Slide Deck] Today's Global Mobility Landscape: Insights to Help Tech Companies Succeed in 2019

    [Slide Deck] Today's Global Mobility Landscape: Insights to Help Tech Companies Succeed in 2019

    Envoy Global and Velocity Global will provide an overview of today’s immigration landscape in some of the world’s most attractive countries for global expansion.

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  • PERM Recruitment 102: Navigating the Visa Bulletin and Other Green Card Trends49:35

    PERM Recruitment 102: Navigating the Visa Bulletin and Other Green Card Trends

    Go beyond the basics with Envoy and GIA in a webinar that will discuss additional considerations for PERM recruitment and the green card process.

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  • [Slide Deck] Insights Into O-1 Visa

    [Slide Deck] Insights Into O-1 Visa

    This month, we’re diving into the O-1 visa, the employment-based visa reserved for individuals with extraordinary talent.

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  • 5 Key Ingredients for Building Your Global Rotational Program41:24

    5 Key Ingredients for Building Your Global Rotational Program

    Learn all about global rotation programs and walk away with five key steps to successfully launch or refine one at your organization.

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  • [Slide Deck] Startup Wars: The Fight To Attract Top Foreign Talent

    [Slide Deck] Startup Wars: The Fight To Attract Top Foreign Talent

    We’ll discuss Silicon Valley’s reliance on foreign talent and the role immigration plays in fast-growing companies

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  • Government Immigration Data: How To Use It and Why It Matters41:44

    Government Immigration Data: How To Use It and Why It Matters

    Join Envoy Global for a debriefing on government immigration data released by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

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  • [Slide Deck] Insights Into L-1 Visa

    [Slide Deck] Insights Into L-1 Visa

    In this webinar, learn valuable insights on the L-1 visa.

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  • [Slide Deck] PERM Recruitment 101: What Is It and Tips To Succeed

    [Slide Deck] PERM Recruitment 101: What Is It and Tips To Succeed

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  • Canada: The Next Big Talent Strategy0:00

    Canada: The Next Big Talent Strategy

    Join Envoy Global and Mobsquad for a webinar that breaks down everything you need to know about Canada as a destination for global talent.

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  • [Slide Deck] Canada's Emergence as a Destination For Foreign Talent

    [Slide Deck] Canada's Emergence as a Destination For Foreign Talent

    Immerse yourself in Canada’s immigration policies and how they differ from current U.S. policies.

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  • Examining The E Treaty Visas42:08

    Examining The E Treaty Visas

    Join Envoy Global and its affiliated law firm, Global Immigration Associates, for a webinar that provides valuable background and insight on E treaty visas.

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  • [Slide Deck] The Dollar Costs of Immigration for Employers, Current Employees and Future Foreign Talent

    [Slide Deck] The Dollar Costs of Immigration for Employers, Current Employees and Future Foreign Talent

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  • Meeting The Challenges of Change: Global Mobility Assignments59:26

    Meeting The Challenges of Change: Global Mobility Assignments

    Join Envoy Global, AIRINC and Mobility Empowered for a discussion on how to successfully navigate global mobility complexities and more.

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  • 2019 Mid Year State of Immigration43:52

    2019 Mid Year State of Immigration

    From USCIS policy changes, to the H-1B lottery and a merit-based proposal from President Trump, there's been plenty of news and updates to keep tabs on.

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  • Today's Global Mobility Overview: Insights To Help Tech Companies Succeed In 201952:34

    Today's Global Mobility Overview: Insights To Help Tech Companies Succeed In 2019

    Envoy Global and Velocity Global will provide an overview of today’s immigration landscape.

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  • Insights Into The O-1 Visa34:42

    Insights Into The O-1 Visa

    This month, we’re diving into the O-1 visa, the employment-based visa reserved for individuals with extraordinary talent.

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  • Insights Into The L-1 Visa42:06

    Insights Into The L-1 Visa

    In this webinar, learn valuable insights on the L-1 visa.

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  • OFLC Discloses Schedule for LCA Electronic Filing

    OFLC Discloses Schedule for LCA Electronic Filing

    OFLC has released the schedule for its forthcoming implementation of the new FLAG system for the Labor Condition Application program.

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  • The Building Blocks of A Stellar Immigration Program

    The Building Blocks of A Stellar Immigration Program

    Recruiters are making immigration a part of their larger talent acquisition strategy to fill roles faster and more effectively. Consider these four building blocks for your immigration program.

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  • How Canada Is Welcoming 1,000,000 Immigrants by 2021

    How Canada Is Welcoming 1,000,000 Immigrants by 2021

    The employment-based immigration systems of the U.S. and Canada is a clear example of polarizing ideologies. At the beginning of 2019, the Canadian government unveiled its goal of attracting 1...

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  • H-1B Petitioners May Have To Pay New Fee, According To Proposed Rule

    H-1B Petitioners May Have To Pay New Fee, According To Proposed Rule

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has filed a notice of proposed rulemaking that would require petitioners seeking to file H-1B visa petitions to pay a small electronic registration fee.

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  • Green Card Trends Talent Acquisition Teams Should Know About

    Green Card Trends Talent Acquisition Teams Should Know About

    Of all the immigration-related perks that companies offer, there’s one that stands out from the rest: green card sponsorship. Foreign national employees are looking for the peace of mind and...

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  • Envoy Global Chosen as Finalist for ITA CityLIGHTS Awards

    Envoy Global Chosen as Finalist for ITA CityLIGHTS Awards

    Envoy Global, the technology leader in global immigration and workforce mobility, was recently selected as a finalist for the Illinois Technology Association’s 20th annual CityLIGHTS Awards.

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  • Introducing Envoy Insights, The Latest Data-Driven Endeavor from Immigration Technology Startup Envoy Global

    Introducing Envoy Insights, The Latest Data-Driven Endeavor from Immigration Technology Startup Envoy Global

    What is Envoy Insights? Envoy Insights’ mission is to provide a centralized location for employment-based immigration data and analysis. Whether you’re a journalist, an analyst or a human...

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  • Financial Engines Enhances Employee Experience With Immigration Technology

    Financial Engines Enhances Employee Experience With Immigration Technology

    Read the case study to see how Financial Engines overcame these challenges to provide a better employee experience for its foreign national employees.

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  • Bipartisan Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act Passes House

    Bipartisan Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act Passes House

    The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed the Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act in a bipartisan manner.

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  • New Zealand Nationals Eligible for E-1 and E-2 Nonimmigrant Classifications

    Starting June 10, 2019, certain New Zealand nationals can request a change of status to the E-1 nonimmigrant trader classification or the E-2 nonimmigrant investor classification.

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  • 3 Takeaways From Updated USCIS RFE Rates

    3 Takeaways From Updated USCIS RFE Rates

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has updated and released its request for evidence (RFE) dataset. The additional data provides more transparency into the organization’s scrutiny...

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  • Visa Applicants Must Now Provide Social Media Information

    Visa Applicants Must Now Provide Social Media Information

    All visa applicants must now submit their social media usernames after a recent U.S. Department of State policy update.

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  • Foreign National Hiring Trends In The U.S.

    Foreign National Hiring Trends In The U.S.

    A larger number of companies are seeking to hire foreign talent. According to Envoy’s 2019 Immigration Trends report, 43% of employers said talent acquisition was the main reason for growth in...

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  • Tackling the Skills Gap with Foreign Talent

    Tackling the Skills Gap with Foreign Talent

    As the skills gap continues, companies must look for talent outside U.S. borders to fill key roles By 2020, there will be an estimated global shortage of 40 million high-skilled workers. This...

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  • Government Policy Changes

    Government Policy Changes

    According to the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), average case processing time has increased by 91% since FY 2014*. In turn, employee anxiety has also increased and the potentially...

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  • Canada’s Emergence as a Destination for Foreign Talent44:48

    Canada’s Emergence as a Destination for Foreign Talent

    Immerse yourself in Canada’s immigration policies and how they differ from current U.S. policies

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  • Talent shortage is now the top concern among global organizations.

    Talent shortage is now the top concern among global organizations.

    According to a recent survey from Gartner, companies cited talent shortage as the biggest risk their companies were facing in Q4 2018. Compare that to Q1 2018 – companies named cloud computing and...

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  • Check Out Our Annual Immigration Trends Report

    Check Out Our Annual Immigration Trends Report

    Despite increased government scrutiny, companies continue to hire foreign talent as a competitive advantage to their organization. To view more trends, download the report. The post Check Out Our...

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  • The Dollar Costs of Immigration for Employers, Current Employees and Future Foreign Talent30:33

    The Dollar Costs of Immigration for Employers, Current Employees and Future Foreign Talent

    What are the costs associated with popular employment-based visas, such as the H-1B, L-1 and O-1? Additionally, who pays for these costs?

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  • From Employment based Visa to Citizenship: A Look at How Foreign Workers Can Become U.S. Citizens47:10

    From Employment based Visa to Citizenship: A Look at How Foreign Workers Can Become U.S. Citizens

    In this exciting 45-minute webinar, we'll walk attendees through the entire immigration process, from an employment-based visa to citizenship.

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