Four Green Card Sponsorship Trends in 2020

Four Green Card Sponsorship Trends in 2020

Green cards continue to play an important role in foreign talent acquisition and retention Foreign nationals are eager for the peace of mind and security associated with long-term sponsorship as a result of today’s uncertain political climate. Envoy Global surveyed over 400 human resources professionals to learn more about their green card sponsorship processes and...
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Universities and Businesses Appeal to Political Leaders for Immigration Reform

University leaders and CEOs from America’s most well-known companies are appealing to political leaders for immigration reform In the fall of 2019, Fuqua School of Business Dean Bill Boulding penned a letter to President Trump and Democratic and Republican congressional leaders. In his letter, Boulding wrote that he and others are concerned that the U.S....
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Immigration Policy and Current Adjudication Standards Provide Challenges for Employers

Immigration Policy and Current Adjudication Standards Create Challenges for Employers

Current adjudication standards pose new and continuing challenges to employers seeking to hire foreign national employees Federal immigration data underscores the challenges employers are facing as a result of the current U.S. immigration process. For example: In fiscal year (FY) 2019, the request for evidence (RFE) rate for H-1B petitions increased to 40.2%, compared to...
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Four Strategic Imperatives HR Can Take To Boost Talent Competitiveness
08
Jan

Four Strategic Imperatives HR Can Take to Boost Talent Competitiveness

Here are four strategic actions human resources professionals can implement in 2020 Global talent is imperative to the success of U.S. companies and the competitiveness of America’s innovation economy. As such, it’s critical for human resources teams and business leadership alike to be aligned when implementing strategies to mobilize and retain talent across borders. The...
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The Growth of Talent Mobility This Decade
02
Jan

The Growth of Talent Mobility This Decade

The next decade will see further demand for overseas assignments As the world enters a new decade, old ideas about work and talent mobility are waning. Employees aren’t sitting behind desks all day, nor are they restricted by the ways in which they can communicate with coworkers. These advancements—and more—hint at how the next 10...
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Employers are Focused on Streamlining and Accelerating the Immigration Process for Sponsored Talent
30
Dec

Employers Focus on Streamlining and Accelerating the Immigration Process for Sponsored Talent

Companies say challenges with the current immigration process are slowing down projects and heightening anxieties U.S. employers are looking for ways to simplify and expedite the immigration process for their sponsored talent, Envoy’s 2019 Immigration Trends Report found. Human Resources managers and foreign nationals alike are facing heightened uncertainty in today’s immigration climate. U.S. Citizenship...
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Employers Seek Better Way to Manage Internal Immigration Processes Amid Increased Government Scrutiny
23
Dec

Employers Seek Better Way to Manage Internal Immigration Processes Amid Increased Government Scrutiny

Organizations recognize that any issues with their internal immigration processes negatively impacts their employee’s experience, which in turn impacts the company’s ability to hire and retain some of their most critical employees Immigration is a complex issue. On the short list of information human resources need to comprehend if immigration falls in their wheelhouse is...
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Four Fintech Startups Led by Immigrant CEOs or Founders
17
Dec

Four Fintech Startups Led by Immigrant CEOs or Founders

Meet the founders behind the companies shaping today’s fintech industry Fintech has become a booming industry, pushing established financial institutions to adapt to changing consumer desires and the reliance on technology. Immigrants have either founded or co-founded several of today’s well-known fintech companies. Envoy Insights has previously discussed the important role immigrants have in contributing...
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Higher Education and the Current State of International Student Enrollment in the U.S.
16
Dec

Higher Education and the Current State of International Student Enrollment in the U.S.

Higher education remains a key driver for high-skilled migration into the U.S. The U.S. has long been regarded as one of the top destinations for foreign nationals pursuing a postgraduate degree, with nearly 1.1 million international students studying in the country in 2018. For many of these students, a U.S. education is an entry point...
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Immigration Remains Key Driver of U.S. Economic Growth and Competitiveness in Innovation Sector
02
Dec

Immigration Remains Key Driver of U.S. Economic Growth and Competitiveness in Innovation Sector

High-skilled immigrants contribute to continued U.S. success in global economy Immigration as a whole has been a hot-button issue in the U.S. as of late, but missing from the conversation is the role of high-skilled immigration in American progress. Data from The Global Talent Imperative shows that through tax contributions, entrepreneurship and innovation, immigrants are...
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The 'Heartland Visa': A Potential Solution To Solving Skills Gaps in the Midwest
25
Nov

The ‘Heartland Visa’: A Potential Solution To Solve Skills Gaps in the Midwest

A look at the visa concept that could help revitalize some of America’s less populous regions In April 2019, the Economic Innovation Group (EIG) released a report detailing steps the U.S. can take to help revitalize some of the country’s struggling areas, particularly in the Midwest. On the 2020 campaign trail, these ideas have become...
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Entrepreneur
18
Sep

Meet the Female Entrepreneurs Behind Three Successful Businesses

The number of female entrepreneurs launching successful businesses is on the rise. Most noteworthy is the increasing number of female entrepreneurs who are also immigrants. A new study from the New American Economy revealed that 45% of Fortune 500 companies were founded by immigrants or their children. This equates to 223 companies, of which 101 were...
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