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Joshua H. Wildes graduated as the Valedictorian of the James Striar School at Yeshiva University, where he also obtained a degree in Business Management and Marketing from the Sy Syms School of Business. Thereafter, he received his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where, as a member of Cardozo’s Arts and Entertainment Law Journal, he focused on the intersection between student athletes and immigration law, and eventually graduated with Cum Laude honors. Josh is now admitted to practice law in the States of New York, New Jersey, and Florida, as well as immigration courts around the country, and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).

Josh has extensive experience with immigration law, having previously worked at Wildes & Weinberg in different roles, including as the Director of Communications, since a young age. He also served as a Legal Intern for the Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office of Chief Counsel, as well as for the Department of Justice’s U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York (Civil Division). Josh also spent a couple of years as an Attorney Advisor in the Department of Justice’s Executive Office for Immigration Review at the Miami Immigration Court, where he was originally hired as a Judicial Law Clerk through the Attorney General’s Honors Program. Prior to his involvement with U.S. Immigration Law, Josh served as the Vice President of a start-up sports agency, and has held many other internships and positions, including in the general counsel’s office of a licensing company.

Josh’s practice focuses on all areas of immigration law, including family-based applications, employment-based petitions, humanitarian forms of relief, litigation, compliance, consular practice, and business immigration. He has successfully represented clients in all types of adjustment of status applications and employment visas, including H-1B, E-2, L-1, O-1, P-1, J-1, TN, E-3, and R-1 applications. His representation has included many individuals of extraordinary abilities among various industries, including athletes, musicians, artists, influencers, doctors, businesspersons, photographers, content creators, and more. Josh also serves as our firm’s Esports Coordinator, representing a handful of esports organization and athletes worldwide. Josh also utilizes his experience gained while assisting Immigration Judges in the Department of Justice to assist with high profile litigation matters, waiver applications, Writs of Mandamus, Administrative Procedure Act violations, applications for relief, including asylum, withholding of removal, and cancellation of removal, as well as representation in front of administrative agencies and immigration courts.

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