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Michael Wildes appeared with Arizona State Senator Russell Pearce on MSNBC to discuss the controversial Arizona immigration law.  To view the video, please click here.
Michael Wildes appeared on The Alyona Show on RT, the Russian news channel. He debated fellow attorney Jordan Sekulow from the American Center for Law and Justice.  Click here to view.
Michael Wildes was interviewed and quoted extensively for the article “Immigration process in need of change” appearing in The World Journalism Institue Times Observer.  Click here for the full text of the article.
Michael Wildes’ Op-Ed article, “Better Immigration Data Needed”  appears in Roll Call, the most popular newspaper on Capitol Hill as well as the most popular Capitol Hill newspaper online site.

Michael Wildes was quoted in The Los Angeles Times article, “New Jersey men arraigned on terrorism charges.”  Click here to view.

Michael Wildes was interviewed live on The Fox Business Channel by Neil Cavuto from Las Vegas, where he attended the JCK Jewelry Conference.  Wildes and Cavuto discussed why the state of immigration is curbing possible progress on reform.  Click here to view the segment.
Michael Wildes appears on FOX Strategy Room’s Alan Colmes Project.  To view video of the appearace, please click here.
For press coverage of our announcement that our client, Miss Universe 2008 Dayana Mendoza, had received approval of her green card application, please click here.  The story ran on the PR Newswire and was picked up by hundreds of newspapers and websitres around the world, and even appeared on ws zippers” in New York and Las Vegas.
Michael Wildes on the live New Jersey Now segment on WWOR My9 News to discuss the terror arrests in New Jersey.  Click here for more information.  He also appeared on the Take It On debate on immigration reform.
Michael Wildes appeared on Fox & Friends on the Phoenix Suns’ decision to wear “Los Suns” on their jerseys in response to Arizona’s tough new immigration law.  To view video of the segment, please click here.

The Associated Press article “Hero Who Helped Subdue Shoe Bomber Becomes Citizen,” regarding our client Kwame James, was syndicated to 327 media outlets, including Sports Illustrated,, Yahoo! News and CBS.  Additionally, and All Headline News wrote their own stories.   For more information regarding our representation of Kwame James, the hero who subdued the would-be terrorist shoe bomber Richard Reid, please click here.

Michael Wildes was featured in the Bloomberg article, “Times Square Bomber Left Trail from Keys to Calls.”  Click here for the full text of the article.

Michael Wildes was interviewed on multiple FOX News affiliate radio stations recently discussing the Arizona immigration bill.  For an audio clip, Please click here.

Our representation and the plight of Ms. Frumet Teitelbaum, an Israeli national whose U.S. citizen husband was killed in the Mumbai terror attacks of 2008, is featured in The New York Post.  For more information on Ms. Teielbaum’s unfortunate situation, please click hereUPDATE: through the pro bono efforts of our office, on July 15, 2010 Ms. Teitelbaum was granted permanent residence in the United States.

Michael Wildes was featured in the “a.m. New York”  article “Bomber: I did it by myself”.  Michael was quoted along with Attorney General Eric Holder and New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly.  Click here for more information.

Michael Wildes was quoted in the ABC News article “Broken Borders: Will Immigration Reform Be Next?”  For the full text of the article, please click here.

Michael Wildes’ article, “What You Need to Know about Form I-9” is featured in this month’s issue of Human Resource Management.  Click here to view the full text of the article.

Michael Wildes’ article “A Second Chance for the Garment Center” appeared in a recent edition of Fashion MANNUSCRIPT.  Click here for the full text of the article.
Michael Wildes’ op-ed article “Strategies for Helping Same-Sex Partners Enter the U.S. Legally” was featured in Baltimore OUTloud.  Click here to view.
Michael Wildes’ article “5 Tips to Help I-9 Compliance” recently appears in Restaurant Hospitality Online.  Click here to view the full text of the article.  See also the subsequent article on the possible consequences for I-9 compliance failure, “Dont Let the Feds Seize Your Restaurant.”

Michael Wildes’ article “Protecting Your Restaurant from ICE – What You Should Know About Government Crack Downs on I-9s,” was recently published on Restaurant Report.  Restaurant Report is written for the owners, chef/owners, executive chefs and general managers of upscale/midscale independent restaurants.  For a full text of the article, please click here.
Michael Wildes joined HotelExecutive, the leading online hotel industry business resource, as Contributing Editor to the Hotel Business Review.  Click here for news release.  View his profile and articles, including “Do Not Disturb:What to do when ICE Knocks on Your Door,” and “Key Interviewing Tips in Hiring Foreign Workers in Your Hotel“.

Michael Wildes’ article outlining the economic, social and historic reasons for legalizing the over 12 to 20 million illegal immigrants currently residing in the United States appears in Industry Today (The World of Manufacturing).  Click here to view.

Michael Wildes’ article on immigration reform for 2010, “Bringing Immigration Into the 21st Century” was published in this week’s edition of New Jersey Law Journal.  Click here to view.

Michael Wildes was featured in the WashingtonTimes’ column, Inside the Beltway, on the Faisal Shahzad story.  For the full text of the article, please click here.

Michael Wildes was also previously quoted in an article on the implications of the grant of political asylum to a German family with “a well-founded fear of persecution” for home-schooling their children.  Click here to view.

“Padilla” Highlights Immigration Consequences of Criminal Proceedings article by Michael Wildes appears in Outside Counsel column of New York Law Journal.  Click here to view.  See also Providing Immigration Advice to Criminal Defendants after “Padillla” 
Michael Wildes was quoted by the Detroit Free Press in its coverage of the attempted bombing of Flight 253.  For the full text of the article, please click hereOur firm has the honor of representing Kwame James, the hero who subdued the would-be terrorist shoe bomber Richard Reid. Ironically, Kwame filed his application for U.S. citizenship the same week this latest attempt was made.

Michael Wildes was recently profiled upon completion of his second term as Mayor of Englewood, New Jersey.  For the full text of the article, please click here (and continued here)

Michael Wildes was recently quoted in a Wall Street Journal article regarding U.S. immigrants and nonimmigrants returning home for better employment opportunities.  For the full text of the article, entitled “With Fewer U.S. Opportunities, Home Looks Appealing to Expats,” please click here.
Our representation of Dayana Sabrina Mendoza Mancada, Miss Universe 2008, was recently mentioned on “Page 6” of The New York Post.  Our representation of Stefania Fernandez, Miss Universe 2009 was also recently mentioned. For further information regarding our representation of Miss Universe 2008, please click here.

Michael Wildes was quoted in an article, “Times Square bomber probe: Did Faizal Shahzad act alone?”.  For the full text of the article, please click here.

Article, “Temporary Protected Status for Haitians: not an amnesty card for illegal immigrants” appears in the Opinion page of The Christian Science Monitor.  For the full text of the article, please click here.

Michael Wildes was also recently quoted in an article in The Christian Science Monitor with regard to the Sean Goldman case and international child abduction.  For a full text of the article, please click here.

            Michael Wildes recently penned an article for on the phenomenon of reverse migration: Americans following the work to Mexico.  For the complete text of the article, please click here.
Opinion: Don’t Hold Your Breath for Immigration Reform appears in AOL News.  Previously, Opinion: A Needed Return to Immigration Reform also appeared.
Michael Wildes makes the case for legalizing the undocumented to Latina Lista.

Article: “Americans Running South: Why We are Flocking to Mexico for Work.” penned by Michael Wildes for News Blaze.  Click here for full text.

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I received my Green Card from Michael Wildes and his firm some days ago. The petition approval and Green Card release represent a real achievement for people like me in the US. Michael Wildes and his team are excellent, and...

Luca Zammataro Date : November 22, 2022

Dear Michael Wildes, my husband and I would like to thank you and your team,  the work was not easy, especially in the statement, there were a lot of flaws, but we managed to correct everything in a short time,...

Jacques Carline Date : August 3, 2022

Our client David came to us after spending more than three years stuck in the immigration court morass with another attorney. His individual hearing wasn’t scheduled to occur for over a year, and he thought it might get pushed off...

David E. Date : June 8, 2022

Josh Wildes and Yoni Jonas are amazing! We sought Wildes & Weinberg help because our application for naturalization was taking a long time and seemed to be stuck in the system indefinitely. Within two weeks of submitting our paperwork to...

Daniela Bustamante Date : June 1, 2022

Michael Wildes and the rest of the team at Wildes & Weinberg were tremendously helpful in navigating us through the complexities of the immigration process. We are really happy with their service and would 100% recommend them to anyone looking...

Alan Herskowich and Nicole Woroszylski Date : May 26, 2022

Michael and his team are very professional and they always deliver. If you're looking to hire the best possible immigration law firm, you don't have to look any further, Wildes & Weinberg is the one.

Nick Holmstren Date : January 7, 2022

Walter Gottschalk and Michael Wildes at Wildes & Weinberg P.C Law Offices have been fantastic partners in our immigration journey. They were professional and helpful. I would recommend them without hesitation.

Bruno Caron and Melanie St. Amour Date : December 2, 2021

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