By

Erik Prado

Four Green Card Sponsorship Trends in 2020
18
May

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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30
Apr

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
23
Apr

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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09
Apr

The Demand for Global Talent: Findings from Envoy Global’s 2020 Immigration Trends Report

Companies are using immigration to address skills gaps in a tight labor market and foster a diverse workforce The demand for foreign talent is growing. Here in the U.S., companies face a shortage of nearly 6.5 million highly skilled workers. In fact, 79% of business leaders across America believe there will be a shortage of...
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02
Apr

Request for Evidence Rate Update for Q1 2020

Request for evidence (RFE) rates increased in Q1 of Fiscal Year 2020, according to new data released by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released new request for evidence data. It found that during Q1 2020, 47.2% of H-1B petitions received an RFE. This number is actually lower than it...
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The 12 Fastest Growing Cities According to Labor Condition Application Data
18
Feb

The 12 Fastest Growing Cities According to Labor Condition Application Data

A look at how Envoy INSIGHTS used labor condition application filing data to pinpoint the fast growing cities in the U.S.  Publicly available immigration data from the U.S. government is helpful in a variety of ways. Data sets provide insight on the number of foreign nationals entering the U.S. annually, which visa types are utilized...
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Three Pioneering Immigrants in Healthcare
11
Feb

Three Pioneering Immigrants in Healthcare

Immigrants have had a large impact in multiple industries, one of the most important being healthcare On an economic scale, immigrant households contribute approximately $405 billion in local, state and federal taxes. Healthcare is a vast industry, from the technology utilized by hospitals and surgery centers, to the doctors and scientists performing groundbreaking research. In...
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Two-way talent: What It Is and Why It Matters
27
Jan

Two-Way Talent: What it is and why it matters

Two-way talent flow projects to become a staple of the modern workplace in 2020 Millennials are often on the receiving end of blame for ending long-standing trends. According to countless listicle articles, millennials ended traditions such as casual dining chains, cereal, homeownership and many more. But if millennials are cited for ending trends, they should...
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The Importance of Global Talent and Organizational Diversity
22
Jan

The Importance of Global Talent and Organizational Diversity

Diversity should always be a high priority for human resources teams, regardless of company size Employees and prospective hires are placing an emphasis on the need for organizational diversity in the workplace. As such, diversity is now a board and CEO-level priority. From delivering business results to bolstering talent acquisition, here are some reasons why...
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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 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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