86% of C-Suite executives say their workforce strategies rely on workers with temporary visas

The U.S. needs a modern workplace immigration system that allows employers to access top global talent while protecting workers.

SHRM Supports

  • Access to Talent: Policies that ensure employers have access to visas to recruit, hire, transfer and retain top talent, especially those educated and trained in the United States.
  • Employment Verification: One reliable, entirely electronic employment verification system that integrates the Form I-9, provides users a good faith defense and is only for new hires.
  • Pre-Certified Employers: A “Trusted Employer” program to create efficiencies for employees, employers and government.

Latest Developments

Navigating Workplace Immigration Research:

A majority of American workers think that employers are losing out on highly-skilled workers by not modernizing the employment-based immigration system.

New SHRM Research reveals American workers’ perspectives on the employment-based immigration system, with a special focus on temporary visa holders.

SHRM@WORK

As employers work to close the skills gap, it is critical they have the tools to hire a legal workforce and the ability to access top talent no matter where it is found in the world.

Emily M. Dickens
Corporate Secretary, Chief of Staff & Head of Government Affairs, SHRM