Concurrent Session
Data Driven Decision Making - Leveraging Recent U.S. Government Visa and Immigration Statistics
Tuesday 11/17/2020 01:00 PM - 01:55 PM Add to calendar
| Competencies: Business Acumen, Critical Evaluation | Intended Audience: ,
Workplace Application:
Learn how to best use U.S. government visa and immigration statistics to benefit your organization’s immigration program.  

The new USCIS H-1B Employer Data Hub now provides full-year statistics that you can use to better anticipate impacts to your organization’s immigration programs. RFE rates are at historical highs for H and L petitions. The number of nonimmigrant visas issued by U.S. Consulates dropped 7% the past two fiscal years. While immigrant visa issuance by U.S. Consulates has declined overall by 5%, employment-sponsored visas increased 14% in the past fiscal year. The number of green cards issued has dropped by 11.5%, excluding refugees, according to new data released by the Department of Homeland Security. 

Learning Objectives:  

  • Understand what statistics signal in U.S. immigration trends. 

  • Evaluate how and which numbers affect your immigration programs. 

  • Determine how to use data to anticipate impacts on your organization. 

  • Plan how to strategize around the statistical trends. 

Lynn O'Brien Photo
Lynn O'Brien, Senior Associate Attorney,
Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP
Stuart Anderson Photo
Stuart Anderson, Director,
National Foundation for American Policy
Jeffrey Gorsky, Senior Counsel,
Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP
Michelle Frangella, Director of Global Mobility,
Publicis Groupe