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9/11 tribute in englewood, new jersey

Managing Partner Michael Wildes, also the Mayor of Englewood, New Jersey, and members of the firm, honored the victims from the City of Englewood on the 18th Anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks.

Eight Englewood residents, Michael S. Baksh, Alejandro Castano, Frank Joseph Doyle, Uhuru G. Houston, Howard L. Kane, Michael Matthew Miller, Frank Bennett Reisman, and Alva Cynthia Jeffries Sanchez all lost their lives during the vicious attack of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.

In his capacity as Mayor of Englewood, New Jersey, Michael officiated at the September 11 memorial services which were held at the September 11th Monument located at Veterans Memorial Park.

Wildes & Weinberg, P.C. was founded in 1960 by Michael’s father, 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 and documentaries. The firm specializes exclusively in the practice of U.S. immigration and nationality law, has a distinguished domestic and international clientele, and can assist with any type of immigration matter including employment and investment-based immigration, work permits, permanent residence for qualified individuals, family-based immigration, asylum applications, all temporary and permanent type visas, and U.S. citizenship. 

In addition to running a highly successful immigration law practice, Michael is a three term Mayor in Englewood, New Jersey, 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, 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. Moreover, Michael is internationally renowned for his successful representation of distinguished individuals and corporate clients such as performing artists, directors, writers, models, actors/actresses, athletes, race car drivers, fine artists, art dealers, curators, musicians, photographers, stylists, and literary agents. Some of the firm’s other distinguished clients include scholar Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, as well as soccer icon Pele, Master Chef Jean-Georges and First Lady Melania Trump and her family.

Today, Wildes & Weinberg, maintains offices in New York City, New York, Englewood, New Jersey,  Miami, Florida, and a presence in Los Angeles, California and the firm continues to maintain its stellar reputation in the field of U.S. Immigration & Nationality Law.

For more information on U.S. immigration laws, please visit our Immigration 101 page or contact Michael Wildes at to schedule a consultation.

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