German-American Business Dialogue

31.01.2017 | 11:00
- 13:00
Houston, TX

2017 Forecast on Immigration Compliance, Enforcement and Current Affairs for Business under the new Administration

Ms. Simmons, Director, International, Immigration and German Practice Groups, Arnall Golden Gregory, and Adjunct Professor, University of Georgia School of Law will provide an overview of current immigration policy and projected changes in business immigration law under the new Administration. She will also be available for questions and discussion.

The event will also give you an opportunity to network with other members of the German and international business communities of the greater Houston area. A light lunch will be served.


Teri A. Simmons is a partner at Arnall Golden Gregory in Atlanta, Georgia, where she has practiced for nearly 26 years.  Arnall Golden Gregory employs 160 attorneys at its offices in Atlanta, Georgia and Washington DC and maintains a nationally recognized Immigration practice with a specialization in complex business immigration matters, employer compliance and white collar crime/audit defense. Ms. Simmons directs the International and Immigration Practice Group and serves as Co-Chair of the German Practice Group, which focuses on the holistic representation of foreign owned companies in the US in the areas of corporate, employment, litigation, tax, intellectual property and immigration law.

Simmons has published multiple articles on immigration law and speaks frequently for international and domestic Chambers of Commerce, the American Immigration Lawyers Association and community events.

Date: January 31, 2017

11:00 am - Registration, Networking & Lunch
11:30 am - Welcome, Introduction & Presentation
12:30 pm - Discussions & Networking
01:00 pm - Adjourn

German Consulate General
1330 Post Oak Blvd, Room "Central Plains", 2nd Floor
Houston, TX 77056

Event Fee: Free admission for GACC South members; $35 for non-members

Registration: Please register by January 27, 2017

Disclaimer: For cancellations received up to 14 days prior to the event date, 50% of the event fee can be refunded. For cancellations received at any later time, no refund will be provided. Registrations are transferable. Attendance is possible only after payment is received.