Foreign Talent Impact

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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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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Canada Quest
10
Sep

How Canada Is Welcoming 1,000,000 Immigrants by 2021

The employment-based immigration systems of the U.S. and Canada is a clear example of polarizing ideologies. At the beginning of 2019, the Canadian government unveiled its goal of attracting 1 million immigrants to the country by 2021, averaging out to approximately 330,000 immigrants entering the country from 2019 – 2021. Canada’s push to attract more...
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Tackling the Skills Gap with Foreign Talent
04
Jun

Tackling the Skills Gap with Foreign Talent

As the skills gap continues, companies must look for talent outside U.S. borders to fill key roles By 2020, there will be an estimated global shortage of 40 million high-skilled workers. This number is raising the eyebrows of hiring managers and C-level executives alike. Gartner Inc.’s most recent Emerging Risks Survey found that in Q4...
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Talent shortage is now the top concern among global organizations.
06
May

Talent shortage is now the top concern among global organizations.

According to a recent survey from Gartner, companies cited talent shortage as the biggest risk their companies were facing in Q4 2018. Compare that to Q1 2018 – companies named cloud computing and general data protection regulations as first and second overall risks, respectively. The good news is there is a solution to meet the...
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