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Department of Labor to Fight Visa Fraud with Legal Action

On Tuesday, June 6, Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta announced the intentions of the U.S. Department of Labor to be more assertive with entities committing visa fraud and protect American workers. “Entities who engage in visa program fraud and abuse,” said Acosta, “are breaking our laws and are harming American workers, negatively affecting American’s ability

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USCIS Site Visits for H-1B and L-1 Visa Employers

In early April, USCIS announced its intention to take a “more targeted approach” towards employers of the popular H-1B holders in its petition verification site visits. And, on the same day, the U.S. Justice Department made it very clear that companies should take care to avoid discriminating against American workers in the hiring process, an

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Successfully Navigating the L-1 Visa

The L-1 visa is one of the best resources a global company can access in the United States. It has the potential to be a gateway to a growing workforce. It can allow you to expand the reach of your specialized employees. It’s truly powerful. But, it can be a bit complicated. To parse through

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Is the L-1 Visa Right for Your Business? It Might Be.

Of all the visa types in existence today, the L-1 is increasing in popularity and continues to make headlines. Why? The L-1 visa is a globalizing tool for employers looking to move personnel to the United States. If used in the right way – with strict adherence to compliance – it can help grow your

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Examining Key Trends in Immigration, Global Mobility

In a wide-ranging interview with Tim O’Shea, VP of Worldwide Consulting Services for Graebel Relocation Services Worldwide, Inc., we had the opportunity to get his thoughts on the results from our 2017 Immigration Trends Report survey of over 400 HR professionals. The survey was conducted by Harris Poll, late last year. Interestingly, the survey shows

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