Additional Educational Opportunities
Educational Program: Global Hiring: Complying with U.S. Visa Requirements*
Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center
Saturday 04/06/2019 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM Add to calendar
Sunday 04/07/2019 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM Add to calendar
15.00 SHRM PDCs | Competencies: Business Acumen, Consultation, HR Expertise | Intended Audience: Early Career
*Additional Fee & Registration Required

*This seminar requires preregistration. Additional fees apply.

Be among the first and get a head start on earning your SHRM U.S. Employment Immigration Specialty Credential. Take the Global Hiring educational program requirement at #SHRMTalent before the credential launches. Register today!

Program Overview

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

This program is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to:

  • 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 a practical lab.

Program Agenda

 Time Frame

Module Title

Day 1


8:30 am-8:45 am


8:45 am-9:45 am

Understanding Your Organization

9:45 am-10:00 am


10:00 am-12:00 pm

Introduction to Immigration

12:00 pm-12:30 pm


12:30 pm-2:30 pm

Visa Management

2:30 pm-2:45 pm


2:45 pm-4:30 pm

Visa Management (Part 2)

4:30 pm-5:00 pm

Group Activity

Day 2


8:30 am-10:45 am

Employment Verification

10:45 am-11:00 am


11:00 am-12:00 pm

Employment Verification (Part 2)

12:00 pm-12:30 pm


12:30 pm-2:45 pm

Introduction to Federal Audit/Compliance Regulations

2:45 pm-3:00pm


3:00 pm-4:45 pm

Immigration Practical Lab

4:45 pm-5:00 pm