Immigration Trends

Canadian Immigration: A Rising Trend
25
Jun

Canadian Immigration: A Rising Trend

As the U.S. continues to tighten its immigration policies, Canada stands to benefit as employers seek an alternative destination for foreign talent Canadian immigration policy differs considerably from that of the U.S. In 2017, the Canadian government set a goal of admitting over 1 million foreign nationals into the country by 2021. In 2018 alone,...
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09
Jun

What Makes Fayetteville, Arkansas a Growing Destination for Talent?

Fayetteville is one of the fastest growing cities, according to Labor Condition Application (LCA) data This fact shouldn’t come as surprising news, given the city’s unique status as a city that attracts high-skilled talent. Startups and Fortune 500 companies alike have set up shop in Fayetteville. Let’s take a closer look at what makes Fayetteville,...
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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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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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Envoy’s 2020 Immigration Trends Report: 6 Key Findings
20
Feb

Envoy’s 2020 Immigration Trends Report: 6 Key Findings

Our latest report uncovers emerging trends in U.S. immigration, overseas assignments and more The 2020 Immigration Trends Report from Envoy Global drives home the fact that foreign talent is more important than ever as the U.S. enters the next decade of the workforce. We surveyed over 400 hiring managers and human resources professionals to learn...
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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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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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