Fredrikson & Byron is the First Private Law Firm to Receive the Sam Dalton Capital Defense Advocacy AwardCategory: Awards & Rankings, Firm Awards, News, Pro Bono Awards
Fredrikson & Byron has been recognized by the Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (LACDL) as a recipient of the 2018 Sam Dalton Capital Defense Advocacy Award for the firm’s pro bono work relating to four death penalty cases in Louisiana. Fredrikson & Byron is the first private law firm to receive this award.
The Internal Revenue Service has announced the 2019 cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs) for retirement plans. Some limits have increased, and some have remained the same.
Fredrikson & Byron has been named a Tier 1 Metropolitan “Best Law Firm” in 32 practice areas by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® in 2019.
Over the last few years, the securities industry has seen increased efforts from the FINRA, the SEC and other state and federal regulatory authorities, to generally increase protections afforded to senior investors and prevent financial exploitation of seniors.
The Department of Homeland Security has announced that it will soon publish a controversial proposed rule that would make it much more difficult for many who have lower incomes or less education, or who have received public benefits, to become permanent residents.
According to reports, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is conducting site visits to H-2B employers nationwide in a variety of industry sectors.
The E-Verify, Conrad State 30 J-1 waiver program for certain foreign physicians, EB-5 regional center and special immigrant non-minister religious worker programs have been extended past the September 30 deadline by late-breaking legislation.
The Department of Justice investigation determined that a company failed to consider applications from qualified U.S. workers for its housekeeper positions.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has begun accepting copies of negative consultation letters directly from labor unions relating to a current or future O nonimmigrant visa petition request.
As of October 1, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services could start removal proceedings against some foreign nationals without underlying immigration status if their applications are denied and they do not leave the United States.