Covid-19 and Immigration



Presented by Brooks, Smith & Prophete attorneys Barbara Kihumba and Punam Rogers and Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus attorney George Ernst
Hosted by Constangy Brooks, Smith & Prophete
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Please join Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete attorneys Barbara Kihumba and Punam Rogers and Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus attorney George Ernst for an insightful discussion about strategies for U.S. employers as they struggle to manage their visa & compliance programs while balancing business & economic needs.


This webinar will address the following topics:

  • Executive Orders and Presidential Proclamations
    • What is the latest on the travel/immigration bans to the U.S.?
    • Who is impacted and for how long?
  • Has the government provided flexibility for immigration filings deadlines? Compliance?
  • What immigration risks should U.S. employers need to weigh when considering options like furloughs, layoffs, wage reductions, and possible office closures in order to save their businesses?
    • Can H-1B workers work remotely?
    • Can employers reduce the wage rate of H-1B Workers? Or reduce their hours?
    • Does the law provide a path to unpaid furlough or temporary leave of H-1B workers?
  • Immigration and workforce planning/ management-what should U.S. employers be concerned about in the next 3-6 months?

The webinar is complimentary, but registration is required.