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U.S. Immigration Essentials for HR

SHRM: 14.75 PDCs
HRCI: 14.5

  • Business Acumen
  • Consultation
  • HR Expertise (HR Knowledge)

Program Overview
In partnership with our affiliate, the Council for Global Immigration, SHRM presents this new seminar! Gain a high-level understanding of concepts and principles used when recruiting and retaining global high-skilled talent. Identify opportunities and limitations of the U.S. immigration system as related to employment. Learn how to maintain compliance with relevant U.S. immigration laws and regulations. Through a final practicum, demonstrate the essential skills required to identify and define key considerations when hiring or retaining a foreign national.

Program Objectives

  • Identify your business strategy, workforce plan, and talent acquisition needs in order to lay the groundwork for the decision to recruit foreign nationals.
  • Describe basic immigration terms and concepts and how they apply to the hiring process for U.S. residents and foreign nationals.
  • Identify when to use immigrant and non-immigrant visas to manage the visa process and comply with federal laws and regulations associated with temporary and regular employment of foreign professionals.
  • Define the I-9 employment verification process and incorporate best practices.
  • Comply with federal auditing guidelines and legal requirements.
  • Identify and define key considerations when hiring a foreign national by participating in various scenarios via practical labs.



 Delivery Methods


Onsite Training Modified to meet your needs

  • 2–day Onsite Program
  • Customizable Program

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