Guides

A library of immigration guides on work visas, policy programs, and more.

  • H-1B Visa Alternatives Guide

    H-1B Visa Alternatives Guide

    Whether your a petition was not selected into the H-1B visa lottery, or changing business conditions resulted in unanticipated hiring needs, it’s important to know what H-1B visa alternatives exist.

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  • H-1B Visa Cap Survival Guide

    H-1B Visa Cap Survival Guide

    We hope you find our H-1B Visa Cap Survival Guide helpful as you prepare H-1B visa petitions for Fiscal Year 2019.

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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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  • The ABCs of Immigration: Comprehensive Guide

    The ABCs of Immigration: Comprehensive Guide

    The HR Guide to U.S. Immigration Work Visas and Green Cards. Become an expert.

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  • H-1B Visa Timeline

    H-1B Visa Timeline

    To maximize the potential for an H-1B petition being accepted into the annual cap-subject H-1B visa lottery, it's important to stick to a H-1B visa timeline and have all documents prepared early.

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  • Global Immigration 101

    Global Immigration 101

    Global immigration is an exciting puzzle with common themes across countries, but can also often be frustrating and confusing with constantly changing policies.

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  • 10 H-1B Facts Employers Should Know

    10 H-1B Facts Employers Should Know

    Get a leg up on cap season with this handy list of facts about the H-1B Person in Specialty Occupation visa application process.

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  • Compliance in Immigration and Global Mobility

    Compliance in Immigration and Global Mobility

    Immigration compliance is one of the most complicated, and often overlooked, parts of running an international organization. Use this guide as a good foundation for understanding key aspects of it.

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  • Introduction to TN Visas

    Introduction to TN Visas

    Having a hard time finding qualified talent for accountant, engineering, scientist and other skilled roles? Recruit talented professionals from Mexico and Canada using the TN NAFTA Professionals visa.

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  • TN Visa: 5-Step Application Guide

    TN Visa: 5-Step Application Guide

    We’ve compiled a simple, five-step overview of the TN NAFTA Professional application process so you can easily prepare a petition and get back to the rest of your workload.

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  • TN Visa Filing Tips and Tricks

    TN Visa Filing Tips and Tricks

    We asked an Envoy-affiliated attorney to provide the top tips for an effective TN visa application.

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  • 4 Tactics for Building an Immigration Policy

    4 Tactics for Building an Immigration Policy

    When you're trying to appeal to foreign national talent, there's one way to gain an edge over competitors: your immigration policy.

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  • Introduction to the H-1B Visa

    Introduction to the H-1B Visa

    The H-1B overview will help you make sense of the complicated H-1B Person in Specialty Occupation visa requirements and process.

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  • H-1B Filing Tips and Tricks

    H-1B Filing Tips and Tricks

    The H-1B Person in Speciality Occupation visa cap opens April 1st. It may seem far away, but it'll be here before you know it.

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  • H-1B Visa Roadmap: 5-Step Guide

    H-1B Visa Roadmap: 5-Step Guide

    The cap-subject H-1B visa lottery historically opens on April 1 or the following business day if April 1 falls on a weekend; however, it’s best to check the USCIS website to confirm.

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  • Introduction to the B-1 Visa

    Introduction to the B-1 Visa

    Get a fundamental understanding of the B-1 visa, filing tips, and necessary requirements.

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  • Introduction to Employment-Based Green Cards

    Introduction to Employment-Based Green Cards

    Sponsoring employees for green cards allows you to attract and retain talent, helping give your company a competitive edge. Learn more.

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  • Green Card Tips and Tactics

    Green Card Tips and Tactics

    Five tactics to keep top-of-mind during the green card process.

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  • Introduction to L Visas

    Introduction to L Visas

    With an L-1 visa, executives, managers and individuals with specialized knowledge can transfer to an affiliated U.S. branch of your company.

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  • L-1 Visa: 5-Step Application Guide

    L-1 Visa: 5-Step Application Guide

    The L-1 visa application process can be tricky for first-time petitioners and experienced employers alike.

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