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12 Days of Compliance: Status Changes

When it comes to employee status changes, there are a few immigration-related topics you could be referring to. First, this could be a small change in your existing employee’s position, responsibility or work location. Or, you could be talking about a more dramatic change from one visa classification to another or an extension of stay.

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December 2017 USCIS Visa Bulletin

The December 2017 USCIS Visa Bulletin has been released. For more details, please see below. Dates for Filing Family-Sponsored Adjustment of Status Application: Final Action Dates for Employment-Based Adjustment of Status Applications: New Visa Bulletin Charts The Visa Bulletin will now have two different charts because of the revised procedures. DOS will post two charts

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November 2017 USCIS Visa Bulletin

The November 2017 USCIS Visa Bulletin has been released. For more details, please see below. Dates for Filing Family-Sponsored Adjustment of Status Application: Final Action Dates for Employment-Based Adjustment of Status Applications: New Visa Bulletin Charts The Visa Bulletin will now have two different charts because of the revised procedures. DOS will post two charts

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Webinar Recap: Your Guide to Hiring Foreign Nationals

You’ve been asked to open a visa case for a new employee from overseas, but you have no experience hiring foreign nationals. Now what? Whether you’re new in your career or your company is new to immigration, we understand that the world of global mobility can be confusing. As an HR professional, you’re required to

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Understanding U.S. Work Visas: What’s the Difference?

Remembering U.S. work visas can often feel like alphabet soup – especially if you’re new to immigration program management. Each U.S. work visa available to foreign nationals comes with different eligibility requirements, offers varying lengths of work authorization and may or may not include the option for spouses and children to apply for dependent visas.

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October 2017 USCIS Visa Bulletin

The October 2017 USCIS Visa Bulletin has been released. For more details, please see below. Dates for Filing Family-Sponsored Adjustment of Status Application: Final Action Dates for Employment-Based Adjustment of Status Applications: New Visa Bulletin Charts The Visa Bulletin will now have two different charts because of the revised procedures. DOS will post two charts

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Green Card Interviews Update According to USCIS

Green Card Interviews Update The USCIS has announced that effective October 1, 2017, individuals adjusting status to a permanent resident will be required to attend an in-person interview with a USCIS officer before the permanent resident card can be approved. While this is currently standard practice for people obtaining a permanent resident card through a family-based

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Improving Insight: Recruitment Process

Envoy is dedicated to bringing you the best support for your immigration needs. We’re excited to announce the latest Envoy product update and upcoming releases – read on to find out how we are striving to improve your experience through continual improvement of our platform and service delivery, including improvement to the recruitment process. Added

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What Are the Most Common U.S. Work Visa Types?

For employers seeking skilled labor from the global marketplace, the U.S. immigration system offers various work visa types to fit different needs. For employers and workers alike, it’s crucial to have a clear understanding of the immigration process and the nuances involved in hiring foreign nationals. Here are some of the most common work visas

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USCIS to Expand In-Person Interview Requirements for Certain Permanent Residency Applicants

We received notification from the USCIS that they plan to expand the interview requirement for green card applications. This policy will go into effect October 1, 2017. See the full announcement from USCIS here: ________________ WASHINGTON – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin expanding in-person interviews for certain immigration benefit applicants whose benefit,

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