Category Archives: Global Mobility

Guadalajara city skyline, benefitting from Mexico immigration alternatives where many foreign nationals work for technology industry companies

Mexico Immigration Alternatives in Response to Proclamation 10014

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Mexico Immigration Alternatives in Response to Proclamation 10014 Mexico immigration alternatives offer additional routes for US employers looking to hire foreign nationals. The Trump Administration’s Proclamation 10014 limits the entry of foreign nationals under several classes of immigration visas. The concept of “nearshoring” lets employers…

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Canada Immigration Alternatives in Response to Proclamation 10014

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Canada Immigration Alternatives in Response to Proclamation 10014 US employers looking to hire foreign nationals but limited by Proclamation 10014 might consider Canada immigration alternatives. By leveraging “nearshoring,” employers can use a unique and creative temporary solution. Countries near the US often have immigration policies…

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Businesswoman wearing blue jacket, eyeglasses, holding a cup of coffee and tablet, standing on street in London, smiling, benefitting from the US and UK totalization agreements

Totalization Agreements Help Employers Avoid Paying Duplicate Social Security Taxes

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Totalization Agreements Help Employers Avoid Paying Duplicate Social Security Taxes Totalization Agreements between the United States and other countries help employers avoid paying duplicate social security taxes. But how can such a situation arise? First, ask these questions: Are you a U.S. employer with operations…

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Female engineer working on computer with graphics, wearing glasses and tan coat, employer had to pay higher immigration application fees to bring her to the US

Immigration Application Fees May Increase to Cover USCIS Anticipated Shortfall

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Immigration Application Fees May Increase to Cover USCIS Anticipated Shortfall U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is requesting to have a 10% surcharge added to immigration application fees. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, USCIS is experiencing a large decline in revenue from processing…

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Border Restrictions in the United States to be Extended Indefinitely

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Border Restrictions in the United States to be Extended Indefinitely The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has amended and extended a rule that allows the Trump administration to extend border restrictions for an indefinite length of time. The rule, effective May 19, is…

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