Managing Partner Michael Wildes is pleased to announce that Wildes & Weinberg P.C. has secured a green card on behalf of Mr. James Julius, a restaurant development & management professional, based on an offer of employment by Major Food Group. Major Food Group operates several award-winning, critically acclaimed restaurants in New York City.
The Major Food Group immediately recognized Mr. James Julius’s talent and expertise in the realm of restaurant management when he first joined the team as a J-1 trainee in 2016. He was offered a permanent position at The Grill, to be followed by his 18-month training in U.S. restaurant operations.
Mr. Julius will assume the position of Manager at The Grill, Major Food Group’s ambitious new restaurant situated in New York’s iconic Seagram Building, former home of The Four Seasons Hotel on 99 East 52nd. The Grill, which opened its doors in 2017, has been named “one of New York’s most exciting restaurants” by The New York Times, and listed among “The 12 Best New Restaurants in America” by Eater. We wish Mr. Julius much success as he begins his new career in the United States with Major Food Group!
Wildes & Weinberg is a boutique law firm specializing exclusively in the practice of U.S. immigration and nationality law and was founded in 1960 by Senior Partner Leon Wildes, whose best-known accomplishment was his successful representation of John Lennon in his widely publicized deportation proceedings, the circumstances of which have inspired several films, books, and documentaries.
Today the firm, which has offices in New York City, Englewood, New Jersey, Miami, Florida, and by appointment in Los Angeles, California, services a distinguished domestic and international clientele and covers all areas of U.S. immigration law, including employment and investment-based immigration, work permits, permanent residence for qualified individuals, family-based immigration, asylum applications and all temporary and permanent type visas.
In addition to running a highly successful immigration law practice, Michael is also of counsel to Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and two international/corporate law firms. A former Federal Prosecutor with the United States Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn (1989-1993), Michael has testified on Capitol Hill in connection with anti-terrorism legislation, and is a frequent participant on professional panels and commentator on network television and radio with regard to US immigration law, employer sanction work and compliance.
Michael, the author of Safe Haven in America: Battles to Open the Golden Door, was recently sworn in for a third term as Mayor of Englewood, New Jersey, was appointed to the District Appeals Board of the Selective Service System for the State of New Jersey, was a member of the New Jersey Governor’s Blue Panel on Immigration, and has been a guest lecturer at many distinguished forums and institutions including Yale University, New York University, Brooklyn Law School, and The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where Michael is an Adjunct Professor of Business Immigration Law.
Despite difficulties currently being encountered in dealing with U.S. immigration authorities, Wildes & Weinberg has maintained an extraordinary track record for success for its cases. Moreover, the firm’s multilingual staff is known for its experience and special expertise in processing each foreign national’s case with nothing less than the highest level of professionalism.
To learn more about Wildes & Weinberg, please contact Managing Partner Michael Wildes at firstname.lastname@example.org.