CFGI / Our Network / About CFGI / CFGI in the News CFGI Mentioned – “UMMS immigration services director joins immigration colleagues on Capitol Hill for advocacy event” 6/30/2017 UMassMed Now Originally published 06/29/2017 Page Content“Vanessa Paulman, director of immigration services in the Department of Human Resources at UMass Medical School, participated in an advocacy event hosted by the Council for Global Immigration (CFGI) in Washington, D.C., earlier this month. Paulman joined about 85 immigration colleagues on Capitol Hill as groups visited a variety of congressional offices to support legislation that enables businesses, universities and medical centers to attract and retain the best and brightest talent from around the world. “…Paulman was also an invited speaker at the Senate Visitor Center. The panel presentation hosted by CFGI for Congressional staffers was titled “Fair, Innovative, & Competitive: Building a 21st Century Workforce.”…They also discussed the ways employers are investing in the U.S. workforce and how Congress can reform immigration to spur innovation and economic growth and protect U.S. workers. Lastly, they covered E-Verify, the H-1B visa and the green card backlogs.”To read the full article, please click here.