HR Immigration Corner

  • H-1B Cap Season: Five Things to Know in 2021

    H-1B Cap Season: Five Things to Know in 2021

    The Fiscal Year 2022 H-1B cap season is right around the corner. Start things on the right foot by brushing up on electronic registration, the lottery reversal and more.

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  • [Infographic] The ROI of Immigration Technology

    [Infographic] The ROI of Immigration Technology

    Leading companies today have effectively addressed the challenges of corporate immigration through the use of technology.

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  • Writing an immigration RFP? Here’s what needs to be in it

    Writing an immigration RFP? Here’s what needs to be in it

    Streamline the procurement process by understanding what factors to consider when evaluating an immigration provider.

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  • HR Executive Roundtable: Four Key Takeaways on Leading Through Times of Change

    HR Executive Roundtable: Four Key Takeaways on Leading Through Times of Change

    Get insights from the latest event in our Envoy Conversations Virtual Global Talent Series, which discussed ways in which HR leaders can guide their organizations through periods of change.

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  • The October 2020 Visa Bulletin: What’s So Significant About It?

    The October 2020 Visa Bulletin: What’s So Significant About It?

    Wait times for Indian green card applicants in certain employment-based categories advanced significantly following the publication of the October 2020 Visa Bulletin.

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  • Can You File I-140 and I-485 Concurrently? GIA Answers Your Green Card Questions

    Can You File I-140 and I-485 Concurrently? GIA Answers Your Green Card Questions

    We’re answering some of the most common questions about filing the I-140, I-485, priority dates and the green card process.

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  • RFP, RFQ, RFI: What’s the difference and which is right for your organization?

    RFP, RFQ, RFI: What’s the difference and which is right for your organization?

    During the procurement process, the following terms are frequently used: RFP, RFI and RFQ. Understanding the difference can help organizations determine which one best suits their needs.

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  • What Are the Most Common U.S. Work Visa Types?

    What Are the Most Common U.S. Work Visa Types?

    For employers seeking skilled labor from the global marketplace, the U.S. immigration system offers various work visa types to fit different needs. For employers and workers alike, it’s crucial to...

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  • H-4 EAD: Everything You Need to Know

    H-4 EAD: Everything You Need to Know

    The H-4 employment authorization is unique when examining the temporary work visa category. Examine the H-4 and look at recent news surrounding it.

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  • Work Permits vs. Business Visas: What’s the difference?

    Work Permits vs. Business Visas: What’s the difference?

    Work permits, business visas — what’s the difference? Work permits and business visas serve distinct purposes for international travelers. Here's a breakdown to help readers understand the difference.

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  • What is the Difference Between a Passport and a Visa?

    What is the Difference Between a Passport and a Visa?

    Traveling soon? Before embarking on your journey, be sure you know the difference between a passport and a visa because you may need both.

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  • Visitor Visa: What is the Difference Between B-1 and B-2 visas?

    Visitor Visa: What is the Difference Between B-1 and B-2 visas?

    Visitor visas are one of the most popular forms of legal travel authorization. The difference between B-1 and B-2 visas is important when determining which you should apply for.

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  • What’s the Difference Between Refugee and Asylee Applicants?

    What’s the Difference Between Refugee and Asylee Applicants?

    Most people aren’t familiar with the difference between refugees and asylee applicants (or asylum-seekers), but both groups in the U.S. tend to get a disproportionate amount of media attention.

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  • The Visa Bulletin: What It Is and How to Navigate It

    The Visa Bulletin: What It Is and How to Navigate It

    To help foreign nationals and their employers better understand how to navigate the visa bulletin, we put together a list of FAQs and a quick example showing how to find a priority date.

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  • Frequently Asked Questions About The Visa Bulletin

    Frequently Asked Questions About The Visa Bulletin

    These are some of the most frequently asked questions employers have about the visa bulletin.

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  • The O Visa for Extraordinary Ability or Achievement

    The O Visa for Extraordinary Ability or Achievement

    Intended for those at the very top of their fields, the O-1 visa is a special category that permits foreign nationals with extraordinary skills or achievements to work in the U.S.

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  • U.S. Immigration Policy Update With Global Immigration Associates

    U.S. Immigration Policy Update With Global Immigration Associates

    The first half of 2020 saw many immigration policy updates and news that impact employment-based immigration. Global Immigration Associates helped recap the most important updates for employers.

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  • Understanding Covid-19's Impact on Immigration and Mobility Programs

    Understanding Covid-19's Impact on Immigration and Mobility Programs

    Envoy recently fielded a public survey to better understand how COVID-19 is impacting immigration and mobility programs at organizations across the U.S.

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  • The ROI of Immigration Technology

    The ROI of Immigration Technology

    The right immigration technology can not only save companies time and resources, but also help them establish a program that is a strategic driver for talent growth.

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  • Five Steps to Creating a Company Immigration Policy

    Five Steps to Creating a Company Immigration Policy

    Every organization’s immigration needs are unique, but consistent policies and clear communication are the cornerstones of an effective immigration program that delivers a positive employee experience

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