U.S. Customs and Border Protection launched a redesigned Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) website for Visa Waiver Program (VWP) participants on September 10, 2015.
USCIS Resumes Final Adjudications of Employment-Based Adjustment Applications After Brief SuspensionCategory: Legal Update, News
USCIS resumed final adjudication of employment-based adjustment applications on October 1, 2015, when visa numbers were again available.
State Department Moves Many Filing Dates Back From Previously Released October Bulletin; Lawsuit FiledCategory: Legal Update, News
By moving many filing dates back, the update radically changed the recently announced benefit offered by a revised procedure for determining immigrant visa availability and filing adjustment of status applications.
The Internal Revenue Service has announced the 2016 cost-of-living adjustments (COLAs) for retirement plans.
Fredrikson & Byron Foundation Makes Significant Donation to the University of North Dakota’s School of LawCategory: News
The Fredrikson & Byron Foundation supports the philanthropic efforts and volunteer work of Fredrikson & Byron’s attorneys and staff in the community.
The Minnesota Court of Appeals struck down the building code mandate requiring installation of fire sprinklers in larger homes.
The Court of Justice of the European Union effectively invalidated the E.U. – U.S. “Safe Harbor” program in a decision released on Tuesday.
Fredrikson & Byron and Alliance Management received the award for the successful and value-maximizing sale of assets of HEI, Inc. under section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.
On October 8, 2015, attorney Steven Kaplan received the Minnesota Innocence Project’s Never Forgotten Award.
Fredrikson & Byron received the highest award for pro bono matters given by The American Lawyer.