published staff articles

Below is a selection of articles our Partners and Staff have contributed to or authored. They are available in PDF format.

Deferring Departure
by Leon Wildes
Posting on Immigration Daily (ILW.COM)

E-Verify: Presenting a Hobson’s Choice to Employers
by Michael Wildes
New Jersey Law Journal, December 5, 2011


Hotel Owners and Investors: Checking in on the EB5 Program
by Michael Wildes
Posting on Hotel Business Review/HotelExecutive.com

Experts say E-Verify presents employers with impossible choice: discriminate or risk substantial loss
by Michael Wildes
Human Resources Management Ideas & Trends, Issue No. 726, September 7, 2011

Immigration’s Changing Landscape: What the New Immigration Laws Mean for Current Businesses and How to “Chill” an Audit
by Michael Wildes
Daily Labor Report, The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., July 28, 2011


Comprehensive Immigration Reform and the Hotel Industry
by Michael Wildes
Posting on Hotel Business Review/HotelExecutive.com

Employers Beware: Workforce Investigations Continue
by Michael Wildes
La Voz Hispana, June 2011

Guest Voz: Deafening silence from our leaders in Washington over immigration reform is incomprehensible
by Michael Wildes
Latina Lista, May 2011


Sports Franchise Navigates Immigration Law to Bring Superstar Pele to U.S.

by Michael Wildes
Sports Litigation Alert Volume 8, Number 7, April 22, 2011

Taking our Medicine: America’s Pressing and Unanswered Need for Immigration Reform
by Leon and Michael Wildes
Posting on Immigration Daily (ILW.COM)


Employers Beware!!  Worksite Investigations Continue

by Michael Wildes
The HR Alliance February 2011 Newsletter


Keep DREAMing: The November Election and What It Means for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

by Michael Wildes and Leon Wildes
Posting on Immigration Daily (ILW.COM)

How Your Hotel Can Benefit From The Free Trade Agreement
by Michael Wildes
Posting on Hotel Business Review/HotelExecutive.com


All you need is love — and a good Jewish lawyer (Remembering John Lennon)

by Leon Wildes
New Jersey Jewish Standard, December 10, 2010

Taking Our Medicine: Pressing Need for Immigration Reform
by Michael Wildes
New Jersey Law Journal, December 6, 2010

Due South: Navigating the Alphabet Soup of U.S. Visas
by Michael Wildes
Jewellery Business: Canada’s Jewellery Magazine, December 2010 Issue

The Truth about I-9 Compliance
(PDF Version)
by Michael Wildes
Posting on HR.BLR.Com

Top 5 Tips for I-9 Compliance

(
PDF Version)
by Michael Wildes
Posting on HR.BLR.Com

A New Remedy in ICE’s Arsenal: Debarment

by Michael Wildes
The Immigration Compliance Book, 2009-2010 Edition


Providing Immigration Advice to Criminal Defendants after “Padillla”
by Michael Wildes
New York Law Journal, July 2, 2010


H-1B Site Visits and Form I-9 Audits: What You Should Know About These Latest Enforcement Trends
by Michael Wildes
New Jersey Law Journal, Apri 12, 2010


Bringing Immigration Into the 21st Century
by Michael Wildes
New Jersey Law Journal, February 15, 2010


“Padilla” Highlights Immigration Consequences of Criminal Proceedings
by Michael Wildes
New York Law Journal, January 26, 2010


What You You Need to Know About Form I-9
by Michael Wildes
Human Resources Management, February 3, 2010


Temporary Protected Status for Haitians: not an amnesty card for illegal immigrants
by Michael Wildes
Opinion Column, The Christian Science Monitor, February 3, 2010


Local Law Enforcement and Immigration: Community Conflict in the Making
by Michael Wildes
Immigration Law Today, September/October 2008 (Vol. 27 No. 5)


Morristown’s Misguided Bid to Enforce Immigration Law
by Michael Wildes
This article was first published in the October 27, 2008 issue of the New Jersey Law Journal and is republished here with permission. c 2008 ALM Properties, Inc. All rights reserved.


The PERM Book: Regarding Recruitment Reports
by Leon Wildes and David Lazaar
The Perm Book, 2008-2009 Edition, Published by ILW.COM’s Law Library


A Troublesome Fence
by Leon Wildes
Published by Immigration Daily, June 2008


The Rationale Behind Sanctuary Cities
by Michael Wildes
Published by New Jersey Municipalities Magazine, October 2007


Nuts & Bolts of Filing Mandamus Actions Before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
co-authored by Thomas Vanasse. Published by the American Immigration Lawyers Associattion, NY AILA April 2008, Federal Courts Committee CLE Training


Expatriation: Overview and Special Renunciation Problems
© 1999 Laurie Grossman and Leon Wildes
Published by the American Immigration Lawyers Association, AILA 1999-2000 Immigration & Nationality Handbook, Vol. II

Mergers & Acquisitions Update
by Karin Wolman
Published by PLI Course Handbook, 35th Annual Immigration & Naturalization Institute, October 2002


The Nonimmigrant Admission of Attendants, Domestics, and Personal Servants
© Laurie Grossman
Published by the American Immigration Lawyers Association, AILA 2000-2001 Immigration & Nationality Handbook, Vol. II


Crime & Immigration Consequences – A Snapshot
by Karin Wolman
Published by Immigration’s New Age: Discovery, Adaptation, and Survival 7th Annual New York Chapter Immigration Law Symposium Handbook, December 2004


Employment Changes and H-1Bs: Guiding Principles and Recent Developments
© Laurie Grossman
Published by the American Immigration Lawyers Association, AILA 1999-2000 Immigration & Nationality Handbook, Vol. II


Congressional Testimony on Anti-Terrorism
by Michael Wildes


Invalidating Labor Certifications — By Whom, For What, and When
by Leon Wildes
Immigration Journal, Autumn 1982

Leon Wildes’ Free Legal Services Help Save Pakistani Child’s Life
Appearing in the Association of Immigration and Nationality Lawyers newsletter, August/September 1979


Wildes Addresses D.C. Chapter on Legal Ethics Appearing in the Association of Immigration and Nationality Lawyers newsletter, February/March 1979


Deferred Departure for Deportable Aliens Appearing in the Association of Immigration and Nationality Lawyers newsletter, September/October 1980

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