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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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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements Updated for Ukraine Parolees

The DHS has updated the COVID-19 vaccination requirements for beneficiaries paroled into the United States under the “Uniting for Ukraine” program.

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DHS, DOL Publish Semiannual Regulatory Agendas

On August 8, 2022, the DHS and DOL published their semiannual regulatory agendas, which summarize projected and existing regulations.

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OFLC Releases Public Disclosure Data, Statistics, Foreign Labor Recruiter List and FAQ

The Department of Labor’s Office of Foreign Labor Certification has released public disclosure data and selected program statistics for Q3 of fiscal year 2022 and H-2B Foreign Labor Recruiter List for Q3 of FY 2022.

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DHS Announces Final Rule to ‘Preserve and Fortify’ DACA Policy

The Department of Homeland Security announced a final rule to “preserve and fortify” the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy for certain eligible noncitizens who arrived in the United States as children.

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EOIR Warns of Scammers Spoofing Agency Phone Number

The EOIR announced that it has recently been notified of phone calls that spoof the Arlington Immigration Court as part of a misinformation campaign.

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Ask an Employment Lawyer: Should I Have My Employee Sign a Non-Compete Agreement?

With employees changing jobs in record numbers, it is now more important than ever for banks to ensure their information, property, and customers remain with them when an employee leaves.

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Does Sandbagging Hurt? – The Importance and Enforceability of Sandbagging Provisions in Bank M&A Deals

The term “sandbagging” carries many meanings. Bankers facing an upcoming acquisition, no matter whether they are acquiring or divesting, are likely to hear the term.

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CFPB Finds UDAAP Violations on Garnishment Practices

In early May 2022, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau entered into a consent order with Bank of America, N.A. regarding BoA’s garnishment practices.

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Law360 Names Fredrikson & Byron a Top Law Firm for Women

For the ninth 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.

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Fiscal 2023 H-1B Cap Has Been Reached

USCIS has received a sufficient number of petitions needed to reach the congressionally mandated 65,000 H-1B visa regular cap and the 20,000 H-1B visa U.S. advanced degree exemption.

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