The Beginner's Guide to Immigration

September 21, 2017

Webinar Details:

  • The difference between the most common U.S. work visa types
  • Temporary stay requirements vs. permanent residency
  • How to keep your organization immigration compliant

As a human resources professional, you’re tasked with finding the right talent to help your company prosper. Many times you’ll find the best candidate for the position close to home. However, as you work to fill higher-skilled positions, you may need to expand your search into the global job market, which adds a new, complex element to the hiring process – securing a work visa.  

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Please note: this webinar is well-suited for HR practitioners with little to no knowledge of immigration who wish to learn the basics. If you’re looking for a more advanced webinar, please be sure to check out our resource center or stay tuned for more updates.


Amanda Bolhuis

Amanda Bolhuis, an attorney from Global Immigration Associates (a law firm affiliated with Envoy), has built and submitted hundreds of nonimmigrant and immigrant work visa petitions. She has extensive experience handling B, E, H, L, O and TN visa cases, employment-based green cards and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Requests for Evidence.



Jamie Gilpin

Jamie Gilpin

Chief Marketing Officer & Workforce Analyst, Envoy Jamie, a veteran to the HR technology industry, brings over 15 years of sales, marketing, and branding experience to Envoy. As CMO, she plays a key role in driving a powerful brand for Envoy that represents its dedication to providing education, support, unparalleled value and a better experience overall for both businesses and employees navigating through the immigration process. Prior to Envoy, Gilpin was the vice president of marketing at CareerBuilder where she studied the relationships between job seekers and employers for over a decade and became passionate about solving the skills gap. Jamie has presented on the skills gap, workforce trends, HR, big data, technology and employment branding appearing at conferences and in the media including SHRM Talent Management, SBA Small Business Week, Evanta HR Leadership Summits, Illinois Technical Association, WGN, ERE, SHRM, and more.

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The Beginner's Guide to Immigration webinar grants attendees one general HR Certification Institute credit toward the PHR, SPHR, GPHR, HRMP, or HRBP certification programs. The continuing education certifications allow HRs to demonstrate a mastery of industry operations, best practices and regulations.

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