Russell Ford discusses options for those not selected for an H-1B visa in article published by SHRM

The H-1B visa cap deadline to hire skilled foreign workers has come and gone for fiscal year 2018. While the H-1B visa is incredibly popular, navigating the program requirements is stressful and the lottery can be unkind. In this article for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Russell Ford explains additional options for those… [Read More]

After the H-1B Cap Deadline: Are there other options?

It’s April and the H-1B cap deadline has come and gone. The H-1B program is stressful and the lottery can be unkind. The primary frustration for employers and foreign nationals alike in the H-1B process is that each year’s quota of visas is used up very quickly and those visas that are used, are given… [Read More]

Video: Employer Obligations in Sponsoring an H-1B Petition

In this short video, Attorney Michael Murray explains the necessary steps an employer must take when sponsoring an H-1B petition for a foreign worker. For more detailed explanation of the H-1B process, download our complimentary Guide to H-1B Sponsorship. For questions about H-1B sponsorship, or other business immigration concerns, contact FordMurray today. As an employer, what… [Read More]

SHRM asks FordMurray to comment on Trump’s immigration policies and hiring

The national Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) asked FordMurray’s Russell Ford to provide his opinion on how President Trump’s immigration plans will impact hiring strategies. “Because of the Trump administration’s efforts to restrict people coming to the U.S., business travel has been impacted. Some firms are unwilling to send certain employees abroad for conferences… [Read More]

New Executive Order Bans Entry to the U.S. by citizens of Libya, Iran, Syria, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen

Today the Trump Administration issued an Executive Order (the “Order”) implementing a new travel ban scheduled to go into effect on March 16, 2017. The ban primarily imposes the following restrictions: Citizens of Libya, Iran, Syria, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen are banned from entering the U.S. for 90 days unless an exception or waiver is… [Read More]

4 Tips For Recruiting The Best International Talent To Your Business

Are you struggling to find domestic, qualified talent to add to your business? Are you looking to expand your company to other global markets or add a multicultural perspective to your workforce? Your company’s ability to reach the next level of growth and success could be dependent on your ability to find and recruit international… [Read More]