June VMP - Session 3: COVID-19 and U.S. Immigration - What HR And Global Mobility Need to Know
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Networking and education every Thursday in June

When: Thursday, June 18
11:15-12:30 (Check-in and Networking begins at 11:00 am)
Where: Zoom Virtual Meeting
United States

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11:00 am
Session Check In & Networking
11:15 am
Session Begins
12:15 pm
Networking and Chat Features Available 
12:30 pm
Session Ends

COVID-19 and U.S. Immigration - What HR And Global Mobility Needs to Know* 

Presented by Elizabeth Cleveland Wakefield, Senior Associate, Fragomen, Del Ray, Bernsen & Loewy LLP

The COVID-19 pandemic presents new immigration challenges to U.S. businesses as they attempt to identify and cope with travel bans, containment measures and regulatory restrictions affecting their employees and operations. This webinar will provide the most up-to-date U.S. immigration-related intelligence and guidance regarding compliance and alternative work arrangements Impact of wage reductions, furloughs and layoffs on nonimmigrant employees, and the President's April 2020 Immigration Proclamation. 

ELIZABETH CLEVELAND WAKEFIELD is a Senior Associate Attorney in the Houston, Texas office of Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen, and Loewy where she primarily advises clients on employment-based immigration matters. She partners with in-house counsel, human resources and executives to implement and execute strategies to meet clients’ most pressing U.S. immigration challenges. Fragomen Del Rey, Bernsen, and Loewy is a leading Am Law 100 and Global 100 firm dedicated exclusively to immigration services worldwide. 

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Credit Hours

*Submitted to SHRM for 1 Professional Development Credit (PDCs) towards the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP and to HR Certification Institute for 1 HR (General) credit towards PHR and SPHR recertification requirements.

The chapter is recognized by SHRM as a Preferred Provider and all sessions so identified offer PDCs towards the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP. The chapter has also been designated as a provider of HRCI-approved recertification credit. All sessions so identified may be used to meet HRCI recertification requirements.


To utilize Zoom video conferencing, you will need to have:

  1. A desktop, laptop or mobile device with video camera*
  2. Reliable Internet connection
  3. Audio capability through speakers, mobile device, or telephone
  4. Constant source of power to support 1 hour of internet instruction 

* Video camera is optional, only if you want to be seen during the meeting.

If you have any questions about this meeting, please contact HR Houston at 713.426.2646 or email membership@hrhouston.org.

P.O. Box 4240
Houston, TX 77210-4240

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