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Trump's Return Could Shake Up H-1B Visa System

Immigration attorneys warn clients to prepare for stricter H-1B visa policies if Trump wins the 2024 election, advising immediate action.
Daily Journal

Millionaires diversify passports, creating new opportunities for US businesses

The number of millionaires moving across international borders has increased significantly in the last decade, with a projected 125,000 in 2024.
Success in SC podcast

Britt Vergnolle, CEO of BDV Solutions, talks about keeping The American Dream alive.

In this episode, Britt Vergnolle, CEO of BDV Solutions, talks about David Letterman, Serendipity, learning to drive stick shift, being a working mother, grit, freedom, immigration, and keeping "The American Dream" alive.
The Post & Courier

12 Black Leaders to Know: Chris Richardson

Fifteen years before he became a U.S. diplomat, doctors told Chris Richardson that he had cancer. He was 15 years old and he had at most five years to live.
Chicago Tribune

Prohibition has lessons for us as we grapple with an overwhelming immigration problem

An out-of-control situation fostering criminality, coupled with heated division on enforcement and a sense that the federal government has lost its grip on the situation?
The Hill

Designed to be Racist: Supreme Court Will Consider Dark Side of our Immigration System

The Supreme Court will soon make a momentous decision that you have probably heard nothing about, but which could have enormous implications for America’s immigration system.

USCIS Announces Inflation Adjustment to Premium Processing Fees

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will increase its premium process fee for the I-140 petition.

Visa Bulletin For January 2024

The final action date for EB-3 changed from August 1, 2020 to September 1, 2020 on the January 2024 visa bulletin.
Upstate Business Journal

Greenville firm helps navigate immigration work visas, reduce labor shortage

When Britt Vergnolle and her husband, Ronald, formed BDV Solutions in 2011, they started the business from their family’s kitchen table.
GVL Business Magazine

Greenville Best and Brightest 2023

Welcome to Greenville Business Magazine’s 2023 Best & Brightest 35 and Under! This is our 29th year of recognizing the business and community leaders who are making an impact in our state.
South Carolina Public Radio

Upstate entrepreneur among top 50 women in the US

An upstate business owner was recently named to the prestigious 50 Over 50: Impact list at Forbes magazine.

BDV Solutions CEO Britt Vergnolle Named to 2023 Forbes 50 Over 50 List

Company's Co-Founder and CEO Named to Annual List Honoring Dynamic Female Entrepreneurs and Leaders Over 50

The Age of Disruption: Meet the 50 Over 50 2023

Britt Davis Vergnolle oversees BDV Solutions, an agency addressing the U.S. labor gap by helping overseas workers navigate the immigration process to connect...
Los Angeles Times

Opinion: No, immigration and the border are not impossible problems

While the end of Title 42 did not lead to the border surges some anticipated, America still faces an immigration crisis, with a backlog of nearly 1.6 million asylum cases.
The Wall Street Journal

Canada Woos American H-1B Visa Holders Fed Up With U.S. Immigration System

Layoffs sweeping the tech industry have not spared workers on temporary visas, known as H1Bs.
Los Angeles Times

No, Immigration and the Border Are Not Impossible Problems

While the end of Title 42 did not lead to the border surges some anticipated, America still faces an immigration crisis, with a backlog of nearly 1.6 million asylum cases.
The Hill

Drugs and the legal cloud over Prince Harry’s immigration

A federal court will hear the lawsuit brought by the conservative Heritage Foundation against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) seeking the public release of visa records of Prince Harry.
Greenville News

Opinion: Bill to restrict foreign land ownership in SC is 'bumper-sticker politics'

In response to the downed Chinese balloon over Myrtle Beach, the South Carolina Senate passed a controversial bill barring and restricting some foreign nationals from owning land.
Inside Sources

Candidates Have a Chance to Lead out on Immigration

It's no secret that our immigration system is broken. That's a crisis in and of itself, especially as we prepare for the end of Title 42.
The Hill

How immigration reform will impact the 2024 race

With Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and former Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s (R) recent presidential campaign announcements, the 2024 presidential race is heating up.
Greenville Journal

TV Chef Jaine Mackievicz Explores Immigrant-Owned Restaurants in Greenville

One of the reasons Mackievicz said she won Food Network’s “The Julia Child Challenge” — a culinary competition based on famed chef Julia Child — was because of the Brazilian dishes she made.

Inc. 2023 Female Founders ranking - Britt Vergnolle

For closing the U.S.'s labor gap by helping immigrants navigate the visa process and helping them secure employment across a wide range of industries.
The Hill

Why Marty Walsh’s resignation is a good thing

Recent reports state that U.S. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh plans to leave his role in government to work as the executive director of the National Hockey League (NHL) Players’ Association.
The Hill

Is the Department of Labor fueling our labor shortage?

Days before the midterm elections, Labor Secretary Marty Walsh issued a stark warning regarding an imminent economic catastrophe should Congress fail to introduce and implement a comprehensive immigration reform package.
GVL Business Magazine

Greenville 50 Most Influential

Greenville Business Magazine celebrates another year of honoring the region's most influential people. The selection of our 50 men and women is a result of staff research and community nominations.

Mentoring Through Challenging Times: Developing an operations mindset

The concept of transferable skills is the ability to recognize expertise that can be used in a variety of roles and/or occupations.
The Post and Courier

Commentary: Graham, Scott must serve SC, step up on immigration reforms

America has been embroiled in division over red-state governors’ decisions to ship migrants to blue states. Many politicians have commented on this, but South Carolina’s U.S. senators have been noticeably quiet on the matter.

In Her Own Words: Britt Vergnolle respects ‘Good Ol’ Southern Grit’

Take one pandemic and add in an immigration crisis plus a labor shortage and you have a recipe for disaster. Unless you’re Britt Vergnolle and believe in grit.
The Post and Courier

Commentary: Here’s how SC businesses can help Ukrainian refugees — and themselves

With bipartisan support, the U.S. government has committed to offering refuge to 100,000 Ukrainians using “the full range of legal pathways” available. These numbers should not surprise us here in South Carolina.
PE Hub

Astara Capital-backed BDV Solutions acquires Argo Visa

BDV Solutions, which is backed by Astara Capital Partners, has acquired Argo Visa, a provider of consultative services to visa applicants by former U.S. visa officers.
Industry Week

Christopher Richardson General Counsel and COO, BDV Solutions

Chris Richardson is a former U.S. diplomat and General Counsel and COO of BDV Solutions. He is a leading expert on immigration policy.
Chicago Tribune

Christopher Richardson: Immigration should be part of US response to Russia on Ukraine

The Biden administration has granted Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to Ukrainians. While this welcome news will provide work permits and block deportation for Ukrainians already in the United States, much more needs to be done.
Upstate Business Journal

BDV Solutions’ formula pairs immigrant workers with short-staffed companies

Greenville-based BDV Solutions believes it has the right formula to tackle the labor shortage and now, it has the backing to expand to all 50 states.
Globe Newswire

The Capital Corporation Advises BDV Solutions, LLC on Its Partnership With Astara Capital Partners

BDV's business solves the growing labor shortages that many employers throughout the U.S. are experiencing. BDV closes this labor gap by leveraging proprietary technology and processes in order to provide employment-based immigration services to foreign nationals.
Upstate Business Journal

BDV Solutions to relocate to Foxcroft Wine Co. building on Main Street

BDV Solutions, an employment-based immigration agency, announced Sept. 17 it will be relocating above Foxcroft Wine Co. at 631 S. Main St. in Greenville from the Innovate building.

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