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Immigration Is at the Heart of U.S. Competitiveness

John F. Kennedy Airport, 1981. I was 11 years old, and my mom and I had just arrived from Guyana. Together, we had $34. We approached a big machine that we had never seen before and stood at bottom puzzling over the best way to get on and off it.<p>Later we learned that the machine was called an</i> …

United States

New shipping requirements for those moving to the UK

8 May 2017 / Global Mobility Management / International Assignment / Relocation / <br>By Nick Royle<p>A new shipping provision to improve the process of …

MSI takes the Runner-up spot at FEM’s Americas EMMA Awards. - MSI

May 8th 2017 – HAMPTON, N.H. MSI Global Talent Solutions, the leading provider of global talent solutions to corporations worldwide, comes 2nd in …

The H-1B Visa Debate, Explained

It’s hard to overstate the significance — and complexity — of the H-1B visa system in the U.S. It is the country’s largest guest worker visa program, and an important channel for high-skilled immigration. It allows companies to hire foreign workers for specialized jobs that can be challenging to …

The most expensive cities for international schools

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Will Refusing an International Assignment Derail Your Career?

Expatriate assignments are notoriously difficult. They require major professional and cultural adjustments, both coming and going, and those transitions are as tough on families as they are on employees. When people go home after working abroad, they often experience decreased job satisfaction, …

H1-B Program Changes May Restrict Access to Top Talent - "most skilled or highest paid”

19 April 2017 / Immigration / Relocation / Talent Mobility / <br>By Admin<p>As many are now aware, an executive order revamping the H1-B program was signed …

Biometrics means that employees traveling on the wrong visa now more likely to be caught

Biometrics puts the spotlight on global business travel compliance. Most companies know that any employee sent to work in a foreign location must …

Corporate immigration in 2017

The One Thing You Must Do In Each Country, According To Tourists

You'll either love this map or hate it.<p>If you could only do one thing in each country you visited, what would it be?<p>U.K. travel site Vouchercloud compiled a map that shows the top-rated “Thing to Do” on TripAdvisor in nations around the world. And while some picks seem on-point, others may sound …

Wonders of the World

HR's Immigration Concerns

HR's Immigration Concerns<p>As the Trump administration attempts to fulfill campaign promises on immigration, employment-law experts say employers need …

Planned changes to UK Immigration Rules April 2017

As a reminder, the following changes affecting business immigration take effect on 6 April 2017:<p><b>Tier 2 salary threshold increases</b><p>The second stage of …

HR's Immigration Concerns

HR's Immigration Concerns<p>As the Trump administration attempts to fulfill campaign promises on immigration, employment-law experts say employers need …

MSI wins 1st place in HRO Today Magazine’s 2017 Baker’s Dozen : Relocation Ranking

MSI Global Talent Solutions, the leading professional services organization in the human capital space dedicated to helping companies grow, compete, …

What to do if your employee’s visa expires - in some cases this is easily remediated, but in others it’s not.

21 February 2017 / HR / Immigration / International Assignment / <br>By Nick Royle<p>Although employers should never let an employee visa expire when …

Living in… the world’s most welcoming countries

In these five spots, expats will likely be greeted with a warm welcome, a helping hand and a friendly smile.<p>For many expats, finding new friends can ease the often overwhelming task of adjusting to a new life abroad. But with huge variances in local culture and language capabilities, some places …

Travel

Trump policies and corporate immigration – what companies can do now

Trump policies and corporate immigration – what companies can do now<p>20 December 2016 / Business / Global Talent Mobility / HR / Immigration / …

Immigration Compliance & Reputational Risk

Immigration compliance is an area of reputational risk employers ignore at their peril.<p>We are seeing increasing instances of well-known organisations …

Five Ways Moving Abroad Can Affect Your Finances

Is your company offering you a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work in the Tokyo office? Have you always wanted to spend a few years as a Berliner? …

Retirement

UK’s digital online visa application programme rolled out to over 180 countries

People from around the world can now make faster applications for British visas with the roll out of the UK’s online programme. The digital system, …

Banking

The Pitfalls of English, the Most Exported Language in the World

How alienating and confusing our everyday communication can be<p>Native speakers of English are pretty relaxed, on the whole, about their need to learn foreign languages. The burden of responsibility for languages falls on everyone else, fuelling a $60 billion industry aimed at getting non-native …

Language

The post-Brexit visa rush: what will the UK's 3.5m resident EU nationals do?

Once the Brexit process begins, a throng of UK residents of EU nationalities may seek to confirm their right to stay, resulting in 140 years worth of …

Brexit

3 things to know before hiring foreign workers

8 August 2016 / Business / Global Mobility Management / Global Talent Mobility / HR / Immigration / Relocation / <br>By Nick Royle<p>If your business is …

Mapping How People Move Across the World

When it comes to migration, there’s a politically significant gap between public perception and reality.<p>When the topic of immigration comes up in a political speech, facts are often distorted or buried under bombastic sloganeering. The result is a wide gap between the public’s perception and the …

4 Financial Rules to Consider Before You Move Abroad

Moving to Canada like the Britons? Banking and paying taxes are more complicated for citizens living outside U.S. borders.<p>In the wake of the U.K. …

Retirement

Brexit: English corporate law and transaction implications - IPWatchdog.com | Patents & Patent Law

On June 23, 2016, the <b>United Kingdom public voted to leave the EU</b>. The two years’ notice period required by the Treaty of Lisbon, for the government …

Zika virus, politics and more: What you need to know before relocating to Brazil

20 June 2016 / Events / Global Talent Mobility / HR / International Assignment / Relocation / Talent Mobility / <br>By Nick Royle<p>Brazil’s economy is the …

Doing business during Ramadan? Here’s what non-Muslims should know

Koran<p>Not all Muslims fast. Those who are exempt include children (usually under 12), pregnant or breastfeeding women, the elderly, and those who are …