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immigration trial success!

Managing Partner Michael Wildes is pleased to announce that the firm has successfully represented their client in removal proceedings. 

Local restaurateur Mariano came to Wildes and Weinberg in late January seeking counsel in his removal proceedings. Mariano had been represented by numerous other attorneys who told him that his chances at trial were not good. Thankfully, Mariano came to Wildes & Weinberg, a law firm with a strong history of aggressive and experienced immigration litigation. Our litigation team worked around the clock to ensure favorable results, and Mariano was granted Cancellation of Removal last week before the New York Immigration Court. “Non-LPR Cancellation of Removal” is granted to 4,000 individuals each year if they can demonstrate, among other things: 10 years of presence in the U.S.; good moral character; and exceptional and extremely unusual hardship to a certain United States citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident family members. Mariano can now remain in the United States indefinitely!

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Wildes & Weinberg was founded in 1960 by Senior Partner, Leon Wildes.  Nearly three quarters of a century later, the firm continues to concentrate its practice in all aspects of U.S. immigration and nationality law, servicing the immigration requirements of prominent American and International firms, banks, industrial, financial, and manufacturing concerns, as well as law firms in connection with the personnel needs of their foreign national employees.

In addition, the firm has a distinguished clientele and has done substantial immigration work for performing artists, directors, writers, models, actors/actresses, athletes, fine artists, art dealers, curators, and literary agents. Most notable was Leon Wildes’ successful representation of former Beatle John Lennon and his artist wife, Yoko Ono in their deportation proceedings, the basis of which has inspired legislation, and has been portrayed in films, plays, and literary works worldwide.  Some of the firm’s other distinguished clients include scholar Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks (z”l), as well as soccer icon Pele, Master Chef Jean-Georges and Former First Lady Melania Trump and her family.

Michael Wildes, the firm’s Managing Partner, is also currently serving his fourth term as Mayor of Englewood, New Jersey,  is the author of Safe Haven in America: Battles to Open the Golden Door (which draws on over a quarter of a century of his practice in the immigration field),  is an Adjunct Professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York, and serves as Counsel to Lincoln Center and several international/corporate law firms.

Despite difficulties currently being encountered in dealing with U.S. immigration authorities, the firm has maintained an extraordinary track record for success in its cases. The firm’s litigation group has expanded its efforts in filing Mandamus Actions and other Actions in Federal Courts throughout the nation.

In addition, Wildes & Weinberg’s multilingual staff is spread throughout its offices in New York City, Englewood, New Jersey, Miami, Florida, and by appointment only in Los Angeles, California and Tel Aviv, Israel, and are known for their experience and special expertise in processing each foreign national’s case with nothing less than the highest level of professionalism.

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