Council for Global Immigration quoted in article – “New Free Guide Available on Employment-Based Immigration System”

Council in the News

​SHRM, 03/20/2015 –

“The Council for Global Immigration (CFGI) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) have released Moving Forward on Immigration: How the U.S. Employment-Based Immigration System Works—and How It Can Work Better.

“The…guide outlines employer-endorsed solutions to modernize the U.S. employment-based immigration system.

“…‘Our immigration system is complicated, inefficient and incompatible with the speed at which business moves and our ever-changing economy. We need to reform the employment-based immigration system so that it supports, not hinders, America’s employers,’ said Lynn Shotwell, executive director of CFGI…

“…‘This guide,’ she added, ‘is an ideal resource for anyone wanting to learn about our employment-based immigration system and serves policymakers and their staffs as they evaluate ways to reform it.’

“Rebecca Peters, director and counsel for legislative affairs at CFGI, called the guide a ‘go-to resource for immigration and human resource professionals.’​

“…‘A lot of those solutions to [immigration] reform are solutions to meet today’s business needs,’ she said. ‘Our members at CFGI and SHRM need to be able to recruit and hire, transfer and retain [employees] compete globally. Our immigration system hasn’t kept up.’”

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