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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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DOS Announces Reconsideration of Visa Denials Based on Travel Bans

The Department of State will undertake a review to ensure that those whose immigrant visa applications were denied because of Trump administration proclamations may have their applications reconsidered.

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President Biden Orders COVID-19 Related Public Health Measures for Domestic and International Travelers

Among other things, the order requires a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours before boarding a flight to the United States for most travelers.

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Owners’ Counsel of America Elects Attorney Howard Roston as New Minnesota Member

Fredrikson & Byron attorney Howard Roston

OCA, an exclusive national organization of leading eminent domain attorneys, has named Fredrikson & Byron shareholder Howard Roston as its Primary member for the state of Minnesota.

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FY 2022 H-1B Cap Registration System to Run March 9 to March 25

USCIS has just announced that the initial registration period for the Cap Subject FY 2022 H-1B Visas will open at noon ET on March 9, 2021, and run through noon ET on March 25, 2021. Representatives and registrants must wait until March 9 to create and submit H-1B registrations.

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Fredrikson & Byron Hires New Associates

Fredrikson & Byron announces the addition of fourteen associates.

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Can We Do That?: Answering Questions About Protecting Employee Privacy During a Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, employers are forced to cope with established employee privacy laws in novel contexts. This article outlines some of the difficult employee privacy questions law firms and other legal employers may be facing.

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Robinhood Sued in Class Action, Alleging Website Inaccessibility and Discrimination Against Blind Users

Robinhood Markets, Inc., owner of the now infamous Robinhood stock-trading app, has been sued in a federal class action lawsuit for alleged disability discrimination.

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Fredrikson & Byron Offers Billable Credit for Inclusion and Diversity Work

Furthering its commitment to advancing inclusion, equity and diversity in the firm and legal industry, Fredrikson & Byron introduced a creditable hours policy for time spent engaging in education and dialogue relating to inclusion and diversity.

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What Exactly Is a “Garage”? The Importance of Specificity in Real Estate Covenants

A recent Wisconsin Court of Appeals’ decision illustrates the importance of specificity when drafting restrictive covenants.

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Fredrikson & Byron Achieves Perfect Score on 2021 Corporate Equality Index

Fredrikson & Byron earned 100 of 100 possible points on the 2021 Corporate Equality Index, the nation’s leading benchmarking tool and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

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