Immigration Blog

5 stats that show why immigrants are so valuable

By |July 22, 2016|

With the right skills and long-term commitment, visa and green card holders (“expats”) create tremendous value at organizations.

Join our webinar: Global Talent Perspectives 2016

By |July 19, 2016|

Foreign workers have a unique set of drivers and goals. To lay the strategic groundwork for employers to land top international talent, VISANOW surveyed more than 700 visa and green card holders across multiple industries and company sizes. The results reveal what expats value most when seeking employment and planning for their future in the United States.

August 2016 Visa Bulletin update

By |July 18, 2016|

The U.S. Department of State released the August 2016 Visa Bulletin. For more information regarding the format, read Introducing the New Visa Bulletin.

5 HR software tools that provide customer support as good as the tech itself

By |July 15, 2016|

Nowadays, most human resources professionals use automation technology to accomplish their daily to-dos quickly and easily. But some HR departments worry that adopting new technology will mean automation replaces personalization — or worse, that customer support will be reduced to a robot on the other end of the line.

New report: Global Talent Perspectives 2016 dives into the hearts and minds of global talent

By |July 12, 2016|

Wondering how to acquire and retain top global talent? VISANOW’s new report, Global Talent Perspectives 2016, has the answer — sourced from high-skilled international workers themselves.

How to use the DOL’s prevailing wage library

By |July 8, 2016|

If you’re sponsoring an expat worker for a green card, you’ll likely be required to complete the PERM Labor Certification process, which tests the U.S. employment market to ensure there are no willing, able U.S. citizens to fill the role being sponsored.

Carmen Hudson’s 6 tactics for interviewing foreign candidates

By |July 7, 2016|

Finding the right talent for hard-to-fill roles, especially in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) positions, is challenging. That’s why we created the ultimate go-to guide for recruiting foreign talent. In our ebook Hiring a Foreign National Employee: Essential Sourcing and Screening Guide, author, speaker and consultant Laurie Ruettimann asked five leading HR influencers how to create a talent acquisition strategy that will help you source and screen the best global workers. Here’s an excerpt from one of our experts.

What is the impact of Brexit on global mobility?

By |July 1, 2016|

The United Kingdom’s recent vote to separate from the European Union (EU) was a surprise move for many. While the impact Brexit (shortened from “British exit”) will have on global mobility is still not entirely clear, there will be no immediate change as Britain embarks on the two-year process of cutting ties with the EU.

Visa-free travel from Mexico to Canada begins Dec. 1

By |June 29, 2016|

Good news for Mexican travelers: Beginning Dec. 1, Canada will no longer require Mexican visitors to obtain a visa before traveling to the country. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the news during a North American leaders’ summit in Ottawa.

Immigrant Heritage Month Stories: Michael Nguyen

By |June 29, 2016|

In honor of Immigrant Heritage Month, we are sharing personal stories from members of our technology team. You’ve seen their work in the immigration management platform. Now, learn about what drives them.