Amy Wildes holds a B.A. in Psychology from Brandeis University and a J.D. from The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.She is admitted to practice law in both New York and New Jersey.Amy is fluent in Spanish.
Amy Wildes joined Wildes & Weinberg, P.C. in 1992 as an Associate Attorney. She works primarily in our Englewood, New Jersey office and concentrates her practice in Employer Compliance and I-9 Audits. She has managed many large scale I-9 audits, including assisting employers in response to government subpoenas. She also oversees I-9 maintenance programs for many organizations, including monitoring I-9 retention and destruction.
Rafael Barreto possesses a degree as an “Abogado” (Attorney) conferred upon him by the University of La Sabana, in Bogota, Colombia. He also completed a 24-credit program at Pace University in White Plains, NY. He is admitted to practice law in the State of New York and is a Member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). Rafael is fluent in Spanish.
Amy Eisen Bakst holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Michigan (2007) and a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School (2011). She is admitted to practice law in the State of New Jersey. Amy is fluent in Spanish and conversant in Hebrew. As the daughter of two immigrants from Colombia, Amy has always been passionate about helping individuals seeking opportunity in the U.S.
Julie P. Levey (née Geifman) received her B.A. from Colgate University, and her J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. Julie has previously worked with several different immigration law firms, where she handled various employment-based immigration cases, including O-1, H-1B, R, TN and L-1 visa petitions, as well as Adjustment of Status applications, PERM Labor Certifications, and I-140 immigrant worker petitions. She has also worked with a number of non-profit organizations, including HIAS, Catholic Charities, and the Human Rights Clinic at Cardozo, where she worked with asylum seekers and victims of trafficking.
Caroline Gabela-Monteiro received her B.A. in Political Science and English Literature from Florida International University, and her J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. Caroline is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. She is admitted to practice law in the State of Florida and is licensed to practice law in immigration courts throughout the United States.
Tudor holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania (2006) and a JD from Villanova Law School (2010). While at Villanova, Tudor participated in the CARES asylum clinic, and he interned with the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Office of the Principal Legal Advisor. He is admitted to practice law in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, as well as the federal districts of New Jersey, and the Eastern and Middle districts of Pennsylvania. Tudor is fluent in Romanian and conversant in French.
JR’s primary focus is on business immigration matters for artists, musicians, designers, and related creative professionals, specifically those pursuing the O-1/EB-1 visa classes for "extraordinary" artists. Drawing upon his own experience in the performing arts, he brings a unique and nuanced perspective that allows him to effectively address the needs of creators and artists.
Yoni Jonas holds a B.A. in Economics from Binghamton University (2013) and a J.D. from Columbia Law School (2016). He is admitted to practice law in the States of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Yoni is fluent in Hebrew and conversant in Spanish.
During his time at Columbia, Yoni had a range of legal experiences. He interned with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of NJ, Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office, Morningside Heights Legal Services, and as a research assistant. His experience working for prosecutors’ offices gives him a keen understanding of how government works and what red flags investigators look for.
I have had the pleasure of working with Michael Wildes and his team for several years. Through an E3 Australian work visa and spousal Green card application and approvals. Michael together with each one of his attorneys and assistants are incredibly ...
Esti Albo -
My husband and I were introduced to Michael and his team back in April 2019. I wanted to apply for my GreenCard and Michael came highly recommended. Over the next 18-months (and a Covid lockdown) the team that looked after my application were, in a...
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Michael Wildes and his team are highly professional and provide a great service in advising and facilitating application with USCIS. I'm very grateful to have worked with them for the second time ! Thank you very much for all your help !...
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I am an Australian citizen initially wishing to travel to America for personal reasons however, after the establishment and incorporation of a business in America, I needed a working Visa. This required me to go from a B-1 visa to an E-3 Visa over a ...
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We consider ourselves truly privileged to have had Attorney Michael Wildes and his excellent team of experts handle our case. Our situation was intricately complex. We had initially filed for the B Extension Visa and the R1-R2 Visa. I believe I sp...