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Watch: COVID 19 Preparing Immigration for a Digital Transformation

Camille Bradbury
Legal Content Specialist

As the dynamic situation of the pandemic continues to develop at home and abroad, we came together to address its current impact on immigration, and what it means for you and your international employees.

Listen in as Bridge and one of our partnering law firms, ImmiPartner, discuss COVID-19: Preparing Immigration for Digital Transformation, a free webinar that was given on Tuesday, April 21st, at 10 am PST/1 pm EST.

You'll Learn:
- Recent policy changes including essential travel, consular processing, and premium processing suspension.

- New working from home procedures, and how to stay compliant

- Navigating reduction in hours, salary, furloughs, and layoffs for most common employment-based visas.

If you missed this webinar, here is your chance to watch the replay. If you have any questions write in to let us know. Enjoy!


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