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Updates & Events

Recent News and Events

Fredrikson & Byron strives to provide clients current business developments and legal updates. See the list below for our most recent updates and events.

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We are dedicated to understanding our clients, their business goals and the industry-specific legal issues they face.

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Health Law Attorney John Soshnik Joins Fredrikson & Byron

John Soshnik, Fredrikson & Byron attorney John SoshnikAttorney John T. Soshnik has joined Fredrikson & Byron in the Health Law Group. Soshnik represents health care clients on a wide variety of transactional, regulatory, governance and contract matters.

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USCIS Releases Additional H-2B Visas for Second Half of FY 2022

USCIS and DOL have released the joint temporary rule implementing the process for employers who have a certified ETA 9142B with an employment start date in the second half of fiscal year (FY) 2022 to apply for the 35,000 additional H-2B visa numbers which will be released on May 18, 2022.

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Attorney Roxanne Thorelli Receives Hennepin County Bar Association’s Excellence Award for Providing Pro Bono Service

Mergers & Acquisitions attorney Roxanne Thorelli is among seven Hennepin County Bar Association members selected to receive the 2022 Excellence Award.

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Fredrikson & Byron Expands Construction and Real Estate Practice

Fredrikson & Byron announces the expansion of its Construction and Real Estate Groups with the addition of three attorneys in Iowa, including shareholders, Jodie Clark McDougal and Ryan Haaland, and senior associate, Jonathon L. Schroeder.

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Minnesota Frontline Worker Pay Program: What We Know So Far

On April 29, 2022, Gov. Tim Walz signed Frontline Worker Payments into law, enabling certain Minnesotans who worked on the frontlines during the COVID-19 emergency to apply for bonus pay. While details of the program, including the online application process and timeline, are still being finalized, below we offer a summary of the salient points of the bill.

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Fredrikson & Byron Named a BTI Midsize Client Service Master

Fredrikson & Byron has been named one of 50 BTI Midsize Client Service Masters in the U.S. in 2022.

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USCIS Increases Automatic Work Permit Extension Period for Certain Applicants

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced a temporary final rule that increases to up to 540 days the automatic extension period for work authorization and Employment Authorization Documents available to certain EAD renewal applicants.

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Case Processing Info Changes Announced

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced changes to case processing information available online.

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CBP Urges Travelers to Apply for I-94 Online Before Arriving at US Land Borders

To reduce wait times, U.S. Customs and Border Protection is urging travelers who require a Form I-94, Arrival/Departure Record, to apply and prepay online before arriving at a U.S. land border.

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ICE Announces Extension of I-9 Flexibilities to October 31, 2022

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced an extension of Form I-9 flexibilities until October 31, 2022.

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