From the Director Category

From the Director: Upwardly Global reaches untapped economic power

By Steve Tobocman In January, Global Detroit and Global Michigan kicked off a partnership with Upwardly Global, a nationally-recognized nonprofit organization dedicated to helping skilled immigrants join the professional U.S. workforce by offering career preparation guidance and training, and raising employer awareness. Through a generous grant from the New [...]

From the Director: The March for Innovation

By Steve Tobocman Michigan Governor (and Global Michigan founder) Rick Snyder kicked off iMarch in Michigan last week with this statement, “If you made a short list of what made America great, immigration would be on it,” Snyder said. “In Michigan, some of our biggest [...]

From the Director: April H-1B Visa Rush

By Steve Tobocman In case you didn’t believe that American employers were interested in international talent, perhaps the immigration headline from earlier this month will convince you.  On April 5th, the U.S. immigration service (USCIS) closed the 2014 H-1B application process, a mere four days [...]