Managing Partner Michael Wildes and Associate Attorney Adam Moses partnered with Michael Li, Founder of The Data Incubator, to co-author an article for Harvard Business Review which discusses immigration options.

To read the article entitled: Hiring Data Scientists from Outside the U.S.: A Primer on Visas, please click here.

More than fifty six years since its inception Wildes & Weinberg continues to service 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, all temporary and permanent type visas, and US citizenship. 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.

Prior to joining the practice, which was founded in 1960 by Senior Partner, Leon Wildes, Michael’s father, who is best known for his successful representation of former Beatle John Lennon in his deportation proceedings, the circumstances of which inspired legislation, documentaries, and a newly authored book entitled John Lennon vs. The USA , Michael served in the U.S. Attorneys Office, EDNY. In addition, Michael is an Adjunct Professor of Business Immigration Law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, is considered an expert in the field of U.S. Immigration and Nationality Law, has testified on Capitol Hill in connection with anti-terrorism legislation, and is internationally recognized for his successful representation of many defectors who have provided difficult to obtain national security information to the U.S.

Michael rotates his time between his four offices (New York City, New York, Englewood, New Jersey, Los Angeles, California, and Miami, Florida) and is a regular participant on professional panels as well as a frequent commentator and legal analyst on network television and radio.

Adam Moses holds a B.A. in Mathematics and Economics from Emory University in Atlanta (2004), and a J.D. from Tulane University College of Law in New Orleans (2009).  At Tulane, Adam served as a Managing Editor for the Journal of International & Comparative Law, as a member of the Louisiana Moot Court Team, and as president of his second-year class. He is admitted to practice law in the State of New York, as well as in the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts.  Adam is conversant in Spanish. 

Following law school, Adam began his legal career as an Associate Attorney at the New York City office of Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy LLP, a position he held from 2009 to 2012.  For Fragomen, he managed the business immigration processes for a range of international organizations. His work included managing the PERM and immigrant visa processes, preparing and filing petitions seeking B, E-1, E-2, E-3, H-1B, H-3, J-1, L-1A, L-1B, and O-1 classifications.  

Following his tenure at Fragomen, Adam served as an Associate Attorney at a boutique immigration firm also based in New York City, Jones Fletcher P.C., a position he held from 2012 to 2016.  At Jones Fletcher, he broadened his experience by handling nearly every type of immigration matter.  As the firm’s senior attorney based in New York City, he represented a diverse array of corporate clients in the financial, IT, fashion, visual arts and marketing industries, several religious organizations, as well as high-profile individuals in the film, music and television arenas.  Adam also defended clients in their removal proceedings before the Immigration Court of the Executive Office of Immigration Review, including the preparation and filing of applications for asylum, cancellation of removal, and a variety of waivers (237(a)(1)(H), 212(h), 212(i)).  He further represented individuals and their families in their applications for permanent residence and naturalization before U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services, as well as denaturalization claims filed with U.S. District Courts. 

Adam is a regular presenter to universities and other educational groups on immigration issues for students.  He has authored articles on I-129 enforcement and the Visa Waiver Program published in the New York Law Journal.  Adam primarily works as an Associate Attorney in our Litigation

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