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Once an institution finds and hires the talent they need, they must also adhere to strict program compliance requirements in many jurisdictions, which can be complex and overwhelming.\u0026nbsp;\u003C\/div\u003E\r\n\r\n\u003Cdiv\u003E\u003Cbr \/\u003E\r\nWe break down these complex processes to make it easy for companies to get the\u0026nbsp;\u003Ca href=\u0022\/services\u0022 rel=\u0022nofollow\u0022 style=\u0022box-sizing: border-box; padding: 0px; margin: 0px; color: rgb(59, 173, 212); transition: opacity 1s, background-color 1s, color 1s;\u0022 target=\u0022_blank\u0022\u003Evisas, work permits\u003C\/a\u003E\u0026nbsp;and other immigration benefits that they and their foreign nationals need.\u003C\/div\u003E\r\n\r\n\u003Cdiv\u003E\u0026nbsp;\u003C\/div\u003E\r\n\r\n\u003Cdiv\u003EOur collective experience is far-reaching and extends from detailed knowledge of immigration regulations and requirements common to academic institutions and related nonprofit organizations to applicable enforcement procedures and potential penalties for noncompliance.\u003C\/div\u003E\r\n\r\n\u003Cdiv\u003E\u0026nbsp;\u003C\/div\u003E\r\n\r\n\u003Cdiv\u003EOur presence in many\u0026nbsp;locations\u0026nbsp;near major learning centers worldwide has given us critical experience with governmental agencies and decision-makers in many jurisdictions, allowing us to facilitate smooth applications for immigration benefits by professionals within this industry.\u003Cbr \/\u003E\r\n\u003Cbr \/\u003E\r\nWe provide our academic and related nonprofit clients with the strategies and guidance they need to hire and retain top talent no matter where they come from. 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For example, in Australia, we have facilitated round table discussions between universities from around the country, which have allowed us to recommend targeted changes to the government\u2014a number of which have been adopted. We have also hosted workshops for universities to discuss relevant immigration issues and possible process improvements.\u003Cbr \/\u003E\r\n\u003Cbr \/\u003E\r\nConsultative services\u0026nbsp;can be particularly critical to helping academic institutions and related organizations maintain successful\u0026nbsp;immigration program management and compliance. As a result, we have developed resources to assist with this important function. 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