Immigration Blog

Our immigration blog brings you the latest trends, policy, and news in immigration.

  • Recent Court Decision Overturns Employer-Employee Relationship Scrutiny and Related USCIS Practices

    Recent Court Decision Overturns Employer-Employee Relationship Scrutiny and Related USCIS Practices

    Earlier this week, USCIS settled a lawsuit with the business group ITService Alliance to overturn policies on employer-employee relationship scrutiny on H-1B visas.

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  • Maintaining Employee Well-Being During Times of Uncertainty

    Maintaining Employee Well-Being During Times of Uncertainty

    A mindful approach can help organizations maintain a positive employee experience during COVID-19 and other uncertain business conditions.

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  • Envoy Conversations:  A Closer Look at Covid-19's Impact on Immigrants, the Labor Market and the Economy

    Envoy Conversations: A Closer Look at Covid-19's Impact on Immigrants, the Labor Market and the Economy

    Hanna Siegel, the Managing Director at New American Economy will present important new findings on the contributions of immigrants in critical fields such as healthcare and education.

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  • Envoy Conversations: Immigration Leadership & Policy with Janet Napolitano

    Envoy Conversations: Immigration Leadership & Policy with Janet Napolitano

    Envoy Global welcomes former Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano for a lively discussion on the past, present and future of U.S. immigration.

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  • An Introduction to PERM Recruitment

    An Introduction to PERM Recruitment

    The PERM recruitment process is the first step in ensuring a streamlined experience for foreign talent. This blog provides a high-level overview of PERM recruitment and how employers can navigate it.

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  • Examining The UK’s New Points-Based Immigration System

    Examining The UK’s New Points-Based Immigration System

    The U.K. is moving forward with its plan to implement a points-based immigration system. Home Secretary Priti Patel said this new points-based immigration system would be implemented on Jan. 1, 2021.

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  • COVID-19's Impact on Envoy Global Customers and Their Mobility Programs

    COVID-19's Impact on Envoy Global Customers and Their Mobility Programs

    Envoy surveyed its customers to better understand the impact COVID-19 is having on their immigration and mobility programs.

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  • Trump Signs Presidential Proclamation Suspending Entry of Certain Immigrants into the U.S. for 60 Days

    Trump Signs Presidential Proclamation Suspending Entry of Certain Immigrants into the U.S. for 60 Days

    President Donald Trump has signed a Presidential Proclamation temporarily suspending immigrant visa processing for certain applicants outside of the U.S.

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  • Trump Signifies Intent to Temporarily Suspend Immigration Into the United States

    Trump Signifies Intent to Temporarily Suspend Immigration Into the United States

    President Donald Trump announced on Monday plans to sign an executive order that would temporarily ban immigration into the U.S. during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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  • Coronavirus: Implications For Employers to Consider

    Coronavirus: Implications For Employers to Consider

    The global spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is impacting the global economy, international travel and immigration.

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  • The Ins and Outs of the L-1 Visa

    The Ins and Outs of the L-1 Visa

    The L-1 visa can be leveraged by employers to transfer foreign national employees to the U.S. Take a closer look at the L visa category, including eligibility criteria and application processes.

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  • Understanding The Importance of Immigration in the U.S. Healthcare System

    Understanding The Importance of Immigration in the U.S. Healthcare System

    To honor their contributions, Envoy took a closer look at the role immigrants play in America’s healthcare system.

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  • [Infographic] Envoy's 2020 Immigration Trends Report: 6 Key Takeaways

    [Infographic] Envoy's 2020 Immigration Trends Report: 6 Key Takeaways

    Envoy Global's latest report uncovers emerging trends in U.S. immigration, overseas assignments, Canadian immigration, government policy and legislation, and more.

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  • [UPDATED] USCIS Extends Flexibility for Requests for Evidence, Notices of Intent to Deny

    [UPDATED] USCIS Extends Flexibility for Requests for Evidence, Notices of Intent to Deny

    USCIS announced that it is adopting a measure to assist applicants and petitioners who are responding to requests for evidence (RFEs) and notices of intent to deny (NOIDs).

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  • USCIS To Temporarily Suspend Premium Processing for All I-129 and I-140 Petitions Due to the Coronavirus

    USCIS To Temporarily Suspend Premium Processing for All I-129 and I-140 Petitions Due to the Coronavirus

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced the temporary suspension of premium processing for all I-129 and I-140 Petitions due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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  • Coronavirus: Breaking News Updates

    Coronavirus: Breaking News Updates

    The COVID-19 outbreak is a rapidly evolving situation. Envoy Global is closely monitoring the situation and compiling breaking news updates below.

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  • COVID-19: Current Global (Non-U.S.) Travel Advisories

    COVID-19: Current Global (Non-U.S.) Travel Advisories

    The Global Team at Envoy is actively monitoring other country's admission criteria amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

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  • COVID-19: Impact on US Immigration

    COVID-19: Impact on US Immigration

    Amidst the COVID-19 outbreak, Envoy Global and Global Immigration Associates are closely monitoring U.S. travel advisories.

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  • USCIS Announces Delays in Receipt Notice Generation for H-1B Cap-Subject Petitions

    USCIS Announces Delays in Receipt Notice Generation for H-1B Cap-Subject Petitions

    USCIS announced that petitioners should expect a delay in receipt notice issuance for fiscal year (FY) 2021 H-1B cap-subject petitions until at least May 1, 2020.

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  • FY 2021 H-1B Cap Petitions May Be Filed as of April 1

    FY 2021 H-1B Cap Petitions May Be Filed as of April 1

    USCIS confirmed that it will start accepting fiscal year (FY) 2021 H-1B cap petitions starting April 1, 2020.

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