HR Immigration Corner

  • Immigration Trends 2022: Key Findings from Envoy Global’s Report

    Immigration Trends 2022: Key Findings from Envoy Global’s Report

    Envoy Global, a leading immigration services provider, is excited to announce the release of its 2022 Immigration Trends Report. Here are six key takeaways.

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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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  • Top Remote Work Destinations for Employees

    Top Remote Work Destinations for Employees

    With a potentially long-term shift to working from home, countries around the world are developing remote work programs to attract skilled foreign talent.

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  • Filing An H-1B Extension: Deadlines, Renewals, Premium Processing and More

    Filing An H-1B Extension: Deadlines, Renewals, Premium Processing and More

    Get answers to frequently asked questions about the H-1B extension process, including deadlines, renewals, premium processing and more.

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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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  • Understanding Public Access Files and How They Fit Into the H-1B Process

    Understanding Public Access Files and How They Fit Into the H-1B Process

    For employers sponsoring H-1B, H-1B1 and E-3 foreign nationals for work in the U.S., keeping Public Access Files means staying compliant with immigration regulations.

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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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  • 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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  • A New Outlook on Business Travel

    A New Outlook on Business Travel

    Business travel is finally resuming around the world after a long suspension of business travel caused by COVID-19 restrictions.

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  • The Healthcare Workforce Resilience Act: A Legislative Vaccine Against COVID-19?

    The Healthcare Workforce Resilience Act: A Legislative Vaccine Against COVID-19?

    The Healthcare Workforce Resilience Act may help alleviate the country’s shortage of healthcare workers.

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  • What Is the U.S. Diversity Visa Lottery?

    What Is the U.S. Diversity Visa Lottery?

    Each year, approximately 55,000 individuals apply for visas to enter the U.S. through a program known as the Diversity Visa (DV) Lottery. Read our article for details on the U.S. Diversity Lottery.

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  • A Startup Visa Can Help Keep the U.S. Competitive in the Global Race for Talent

    A Startup Visa Can Help Keep the U.S. Competitive in the Global Race for Talent

    The race between nations to attract global talent is accelerating, and the U.S. is falling behind its peers without a dedicated startup visa category.

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  • What is the Visa Waiver Program?

    What is the Visa Waiver Program?

    The U.S. created the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) in 1986 to streamline business and tourism travel into the U.S. for citizens from certain countries.

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  • 5 Alternatives to the H-1B Visa

    5 Alternatives to the H-1B Visa

    There are numerous alternatives to the H-1B visa. Learn about five H-1B visa alternatives.

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  • Managing LCAs in the Age of Remote Work

    Managing LCAs in the age of remote work is a new reality many HR teams now find themselves navigating. Here are some practice pointers to help create a less stressful environment.

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  • What Would a Government Shutdown Mean for Immigration?

    What Would a Government Shutdown Mean for Immigration?

    Previous government shutdowns can help provide insights on how stakeholders may prepare for shutdown-related delays to immigration processing if there is a shutdown in February or beyond.

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  • FY 2023 H-1B Cap Season: 4 Key Things to Know

    FY 2023 H-1B Cap Season: 4 Key Things to Know

    As the FY 2023 H-1B cap season quickly approaches, here are four things to know.

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  • Understanding the E Visa Category

    Understanding the E Visa Category

    An E visa is a temporary work visa that allows foreign national employees to enter the U.S. for employment or investing. Learn more about the different types and qualifications.

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  • The F-1 Student Visa: Frequently Asked Questions

    The F-1 Student Visa: Frequently Asked Questions

    Knowing the basics of the F-1 visa and the application process will help ensure a smooth hiring process for both employers and prospective employees.

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  • Frequently Asked Questions for Noncitizen Travelers Entering the U.S. Starting November 8

    Frequently Asked Questions for Noncitizen Travelers Entering the U.S. Starting November 8

    Information in this FAQ is intended to supplement information detailed in Envoy Global’s blog article on the official Nov. 8 U.S. travel announcement.

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