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Forbes: Frightening Data on H-1B Crackdown

Forbes recently highlighted alarming data on how the H-1B adjudicatory process is affecting U.S. businesses and in particular the IT services sector. If you’re a frequent reader of my newsletter, you know about the unprecedented number of Requests for Further Evidence (RFEs) and outright denials. This article objectively shows the numbers: If you’re a frequent reader of my newsletter, you know about the unprecedented number of Requests for Further Evidence (RFEs) and outright denials. This […]

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What Are the Options Beyond the H-1B?

Unfortunately, some new H-1B petitions will not be accepted this year or might not get approved. I explore the options beyond the H-1B with my clients. But I’m so passionate about helping our clients achieve their immigration goals that I took the time to write a book about it. My book, Beyond the H-1B: A Guide to Work Visa Options for Employers, Foreign Nationals, and Graduating Students, is designed to help readers understand the most […]

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Giselle Carson on WJXT’s Segment “The Year of the Woman in Politics”

On WJXT’s morning show segment “The Year of the Woman in Politics”, Giselle shared her insight on the impact women have in politics. She also discussed two local events that have a powerful effect on her and other women in the community, Generation W and Nine in 15’s recent tribute to Women in Politics. Watch the video.

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The Virtual Wall Preventing Legal Immigration

Greetings! Did you feel uncertain, frustrated, or overwhelmed by immigration matters last year? 2018 and 2017 have been years of immigration chaos and transformation. While the physical wall has yet to materialize, we face a virtual wall made of requests for evidence, unjustified denials, roadblocks, and bureaucratic burdens. As we look ahead, we share tips on what we have done and must do to overcome these challenges. A key part of overcoming challenges is starting […]

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How Long Should Employers Retain Their Immigration Records?

Your filing cabinet is overflowing. Boxes are taking over your workspace. And you’re left wondering, “Do I really need to keep all this stuff?” As an HR professional, an important part of your job is ensuring compliance with business immigration laws. This means: Keeping immigration records for current and former employees who are foreign nationals working in the US Ensuring files are accessible at either the principal place of business or the worksite Storing immigration […]

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Shareholder Giselle Carson Discusses Diversifying and Strengthening Workforce in Jacksonville

Marks Gray Shareholder and Business Immigration Attorney Giselle Carson was a panelist on Untapped Talent: Discovering Fresh New Ways to Diversify and Strengthen your Workforce presented by Florida Blue.  Ms. Carson was one of three speakers discussing strategic ways to acquire an untapped skilled workforce. The panelists shared important information and new insights on sources of talent in the Jacksonville community. Ms. Carson serves on many local boards including the Jacksonville Aviation Authority, Gen W […]

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