Fredrikson & Byron attorney Brett F. Roberts has been elected to a three-year term on the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute Board of Governors.
A team from Fredrikson & Byron is receiving recognition from The Advocates for Human Rights for its pro bono legal representation of the national Somali 92 Team.
State Department Notes Continued Heavy Demand, Retrogressions (Visa Unavailability) in Several Employment-Based Immigrant Visa CategoriesCategory: Legal Update
The Visa Bulletin for June 2019 notes heavy demand in several employment-based visa categories for India and Vietnam.
The applicant is instructed to provide the names of each social media platform used within the last five years and the “username or handle you have used on that platform.”
Regulatory Agenda Includes Stripping Employment Eligibility From H-4 Spouses of H-1B Visa Holders, Other ActionsCategory: Legal Update
The agenda also includes a proposal to revise the definition of “specialty occupation” to “increase focus on obtaining the best and the brightest” foreign nationals via the H-1B program, revise the definition of “employment” and “employer-employee relationship” to “better protect U.S. workers and wages,” and add requirements to “ensure employers pay appropriate wages to H-1B visa holders.”
As a first step, certain visitors for business, visitors for pleasure and vocational students can now file Form I-539, Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status, online. Additional visa classifications are coming soon.
Fredrikson & Byron was recently recognized by BTI Consulting as a value driver law firm in the BTI Brand Elite 2019 report.
The national and local publications have been full of articles recently on the emerging agricultural crisis confronting producers. Now might be a good time for lenders to brush up on the most significant laws affecting their loan remedies in the event it becomes necessary to seek enforcement of their loans.
As of March 2019, a majority of states have legalized the use of cannabis products in some capacity, but cannabis-related businesses operating within the bounds of state law are still largely without access to basic financial services.
For the sixth consecutive year, Fredrikson & Byron received national recognition for its status as one of the best U.S. law firms for female attorneys, according to two recently published Law360 surveys.