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Webinar: Impact of COVID-19 on Immigration and the Workplace (FACC Atlanta)

Free for FACC Members

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Georges Hoffmann and Manori de Silva will share major immigration and HR developments that impact a mobile workforce and how to navigate through the current environment.



With the COVID-19 health crisis disrupting communities all around the world, employers are facing unprecedented challenges. Whether it is travel bans, closed borders, shut consulates or employees whose work authorizations are expiring but cannot safely return home, these challenges come while they are protecting their workforces and maintaining business continuity!

Join the FACC-Atlanta for a free webinar on
Tuesday, April 14
9:00AM - 1000AM PDT


Georges Hoffmann and Manori de Silva will share major immigration and
HR developments that impact a mobile workforce and how to navigate 
through the current environment.

These presentations will be followed by a Q&A session.

Please email us your questions in advance to

This webinar is free but registration is required!

Register here!

Learn about the impact on Immigration
with Georges Hoffmann 


Georges Hoffmann will update us on the U.S. Government's rapidly changing immigration policies in response to COVID-19, including

  • What happens with U.S. Consulates closure?
  • What happens if my visa expires and I am still in the U.S.?
  • Can I extend my ESTA after the 90 days?
  • I was laid off! What happens now?
  • What is this new Inadmissibility of Public Charge Grounds? Can I apply for benefits?

Learn about the impact on the Workplace
with Manori de Silva


Manori de Silva will explain how the sick leave provisions of the new Families First Coronavirus Response Act affects your company, including: 

  • What do I have to do if one of my employees gets sick? What if it's a contractor?
  • What if my employee has to take care of his mother who has been advised to quarantine or isolation?
  • What's the process if I have to close temporarily my business?  What's the impact for my employees?

Meet our Speakers


George Hoffmann is Of Counsel at Lemoine & Lefebvre, LLP. He got his law degree from the Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium (1979) and obtained a Master in Comparative Law degree from The George Washington University – National Law Center, Washington, D.C. (1981). He practiced law at the bar of Brussels, Belgium and is admitted to the Bar of Georgia (since 1985); the U.S. Supreme Court (since 1989) and the U.S. Court of International Trade (since 1989). He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, International Section (Vice Chairman 1995, Chairman 1996) and a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
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Manori de Silva is Of Counsel at Staton Law, LLC. She uses her dual U.K.-U.S. qualification to advise European companies on the legal aspects of doing business in the U.S. Throughout her legal career, Manori has built strong relationships with her clients through her genuine interest in their long-term goals. Manori de Silva is qualified as an attorney in England (solicitor) and the United States (Georgia and California). She has spent over a decade assisting businesses and executives with a variety of employment and commercial matters.
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