BDV Enterprise mentions in the news

May 23, 2024


As the 2024 U.S. presidential election looms, immigration attorneys are bracing for a potential second-term for former president Donald Trump, fearing swift and stringent actions that could impede employment-based immigration.
Upstate Business Journal
April 29, 2024

Greenville’s BDV Solutions acquires Arkansas Global Connect

Greenville-based BDV Solutions recently acquired Arkansas Global Connect, a company that provides U.S. businesses with reliable seasonal labor.
Daily Journal
April 26, 2024

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.
February 21, 2024

Opinion: To Accelerate Success In South Carolina’s Life Sciences Industry, Look To International Talent

The life sciences industry in South Carolina is at a pivotal moment. No industry has grown as fast (42% since 2017) or attracted as many new businesses (1,000+) to the Palmetto State.
The Post and Courier
February 15, 2024

12 Black Leaders to Know: Chris Richardson

GREENVILLE — 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.
December 27, 2023

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.
Upstate Business Journal
December 14, 2023

On the Move: Karin Borchert

Karin Borchert was appointed chief executive officer of BDV Solutions. She has 25 years of global experience in driving business strategy for revenue and margin growth, product and business innovation.
December 4, 2023

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
September 28, 2023

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.
Greenville Business Magazine
September 15, 2023

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
September 15, 2023

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.
August 18, 2023

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
Los Angeles Times
July 24, 2023

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
July 15, 2023

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.
The Hill
June 6, 2023

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
May 14, 2023

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
April 27, 2023

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
April 20, 2023

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
April 5, 2023

TV chef Jaíne Mackievicz explores immigrant-owned restaurants in Greenville

Brazilian chef Jaíne Mackievicz believes food is a soft approach to experiencing a new culture.
The Hill
March 1, 2023

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
January 18, 2023

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.
Greenville Business Magazine
January 11, 2023

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.
November 21, 2022

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
October 11, 2022

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.
April 22, 2022

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
April 11, 2022

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
April 5, 2022

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
March 17, 2022

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
March 4, 2022

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
December 29, 2021

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
December 13, 2021

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
September 22, 2021

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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