Managing Partner Michael Wildes, also Mayor of Englewood, New Jersey,  officially joined The Rotary Club of Englewood on July 16, 2019.  In addition to the swearing-in, which was performed by District Governor John Mitchell, Governor of Rotary District 7490, Mayor Wildes provided an update on the City of Englewood.  The Rotary Club of Englewood meets each Tuesday at 12:15 pm at The Crowne Plaza Hotel, 401 South Van Brunt Street, Englewood, New Jersey.

To learn more about The Rotary Club of Englewood, follow this link: https://englewoodnjrotary.org/

Professionally, Michael is attorney with Wildes & Weinberg, P.C. which specializes exclusively in the practice of U.S. immigration and nationality law. The firm 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.

Located in New York City, New York, Englewood, New Jersey,  Miami, Florida, and by appointment in Los Angeles, California, Wildes & Weinberg 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 sworn in for a third term as Mayor of Englewood, New Jersey on January 1, 2019, 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 view the firm’s website at www.wildeslaw.com or contact Managing Partner Michael Wildes at michael@wildeslaw.com to schedule a consultation  or for media inquiries.

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