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
Webinar
Free

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. 

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About the Presenter

Constangy Brooks, Smith & Prophete LLP

At Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, workplace law is all we do—but we’re not your typical law firm. We are a preeminent boutique firm for labor and employment law in the U.S.  Our clients tell us there is also “a soul to Constangy that is unique and refreshing, that’s not found with other firms.” For more than 70 years, our clients have appreciated our common-sense approach and our commitment to being a real partner in helping...

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