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EB-1: Priority Worker Requirements

EB-1 is one of the most desirable green card options because it does not require companies to complete the permanent labor certification (PERM) process. This results in a significantly faster processing time. An EB-1 priority worker is classified by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) as: Workers of extraordinary ability. Outstanding university professors or researchers.

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Unselected H-1B Cap Petitions Returned by USCIS

On Wednesday, July 19, 2017, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that it has returned all fiscal year 2018 H-1B cap petitions that were not selected in the lottery. According to USCIS, if you submitted an H-1B cap petition between April 3 and April 7, 2017 but have not yet received a receipt notice or

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Green Card Sponsorship as a Tool to Attract Talent

The benefits of a global workforce are irrefutable and using immigration-related perks like green card sponsorship can go a long way. Yes, finding the best talent often means expanding the size of the talent pool, but thinking globally also helps increase your organization’s relevancy. And, to be relevant, you need to be able to offer

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What Is the Value of a Globally Diverse Workforce?

Staying relevant may seem easy, but only if you’re thinking too small. In a world that’s mobile, dynamic and constantly connected, organizations should be broadening their globally diverse workforce. That’s the position Charlie Judy thinks all businesses should take. Judy is a founding partner of WorkXO, a tech platform that helps organizations align their work

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Form I-9 Compliance and the Importance of Self-Audits

Immigration compliance is a complicated and nuanced issue with vast requirements for employers to follow and understand. And immigration compliance and regulations are not specific to large international organizations only. Companies that operate within the United States must verify each employee’s identification through Form I-9. What is the Form I-9? Anyone who has ever held

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