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  1. This Project Seeks to Assist Companies in Onboarding Immigrant Employees

    Over 47 million people living in the United States are immigrants, and as recent studies indicate, they face higher rates of unemployment than do non-foreign workers. Nonprofit organizations are now seeking to address this issue by creating for employers a language guide that offers solutions to certain issues uniquely affecting immigrants in the workplace. Immigration Growth Driving U.S. Economy In 2021, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the United READ MORE READ MORE

  2. This Project Seeks to Assist Companies in Onboarding Immigrant Employees

    Over 47 million people living in the United States are immigrants, and as recent studies indicate, they face higher rates of unemployment than do non-foreign workers. Nonprofit organizations are now seeking to address this issue by creating for employers a language guide that offers solutions to certain issues uniquely affecting immigrants in the workplace. Immigration Growth Driving U.S. Economy In 2021, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the United READ MORE READ MORE

  3. Religious Workers Face Uncertainty Over Immigration Status

    Every year, approximately 5,000 people enter the United States from abroad to be religious workers. However, extensive immigration backlogs are forcing religious workers out of work, and in some cases, even forcing them to leave the country. The R-1 Visa Process One mechanism through which religious workers gain legal status in the United States is the R-1 visa. The R-1 visa permits nonimmigrants to enter the United READ MORE READ MORE

  4. Some Immigrants Uncomfortable Reporting Labor Violations

    Following a tragic industrial accident that took the lives of five Mexican nationals, U.S. Department of Labor officials launched a detailed workplace safety investigation. Despite findings of safety violations that placed workers at risk, many foreign workers refused to participate in the investigation. This phenomenon is fueling demands for labor officials to better protect noncitizens who fear retaliation for reporting safety and wage violations. Tragic Accident Shakes READ MORE READ MORE

  5. USCIS Policies Lead to High Denial Rates for L-1B Petitions

    The L-1B nonimmigrant visa program is regularly utilized by companies to transfer employees with specialized knowledge from foreign countries to the United States. According to a recent analysis, the program continues to experience significant denial rates, raising questions about the underlying causes of the phenomenon.  L1-B Visa Program The L1-B Visa Program allows employers to transfer certain nonimmigrant employees from foreign offices to offices within the United READ MORE READ MORE