U.S. State Department’s Technical Glitch is Causing Problems With Visas

US Technical Glitch

A technical glitch has interfered with the issuing of U.S. travel visas. As The Wall Street Journal reports, the State Department experienced a technical glitch between July 19th and July 23rd. As of today, the problem hasn’t been completely resolved, though the system is back up and running. This issue has created a backlog of people waiting […]

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The VISANOW SHRM 2014 Wrap-Up


Last month, HR professionals from all over the country came to Orlando for the SHRM 2014 Annual Conference and Exposition. This event is a chance for HR Professionals to keep up to date with the latest news and best practices for human resource management. This is why VISANOW was in attendance at SHRM 2014. “We’ll […]

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The VISANOW Sales Team “Restarts” at iO Chicago

VISANOW Improv training at iO Chicago

Way back in January, the VISANOW sales team had a kickoff to get ready for the year. With the first six months of this year in the rear view mirror and sights set on what lies ahead, the sales team took an afternoon to “restart.” The Sales Team Restarts As Vice President of Sales, Joseph […]

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Here’s What Happened After The Senate Passed Immigration Reform…

Here's What Happened After The Senate Pass Immigration Reform...

It’s the one-year anniversary of the U.S. Senate passing S.744 aka Comprehensive Immigration Reform. From the Senate it moved right on to the U.S House of Representatives where…it just stalled. And while it sat stagnant in the House the political world was filled with activity around the issue of immigration reform. Here are the top […]

Read entire entry Poll: Americans (Overwhelmingly) Want Immigration Reform Poll: Americans (Overwhelmingly) Want Immigration Reform has released a study revealing Hispanic and U.S. voter sentiment towards immigration reform.  The results are an overwhelming support from across the political spectrum to see immigration reform passed in order to fix a broken system. Here are 5 findings that we found extremely interesting regarding the Hispanic population in the U.S. and the […]

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Immigration Reform After Rep. Eric Cantor


In a defeat that stunned everybody, Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) lost the primary election for his congressional seat in Virginia’s 7th District. This loss is noteworthy for a few reasons, one of which being the fact that Cantor is the House Majority Leader and the last time a sitting majority leader lost a primary was […]

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H-1B Alternatives: The L-1 Visa

The L-1 Visa is an H-1B Alternative

H-1B ALTERNATIVES With the demand for the H-1B visa far exceeding the cap, it is important to know the H-1B alternatives available to HR professionals and employees. According to the USCIS, there were 172,500 applications filed between April 1, 2014 and when the cap closed on April 7. The cap is set at 65,000, with another 20,000 […]

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