our client rezai karim featured in newsweek

Managing Partner Michael Wildes’ client Mr. Rezai Karim was recently featured in NEWSWEEK Magazine.

Since 2012 Managing Partner Michael Wildes has represented Mr. Rezai Karim, a young professional and college graduate who accepted a computer engineering position and moved to Roanoke, VA for a better life in the Summer of 2016.  Rezai Karim was viciously attacked and stabbed on the evening of Saturday, August 20, 2016 as he was entered his apartment with his girlfriend, allegedly by a suspected ISIS terrorist Wasil Farooqui. It appears that Wasil Farooqui had been on the FBI‘s radar for several months and he is believed to be self-radicalized. CBS News reported that Farooqui had tried to go to Syria earlier this year, but only got as far as Europe. Witnesses told police that Farooqui was yelling “Allah Akbar” and law enforcement sources told CBS News the FBI is investigating whether the knife attack was possibly inspired by ISIS.

According to Michael Wildes, “My client Rezai Karim and his girlfriend fully cooperated with the FBI and local Police Investigators while recovering from their wounds suffered in the attack”.

Newsweek featured their story on December 12, 2016. To read the article in its entirety, please click here: http://www.newsweek.com/2016/12/23/roanoke-terror-attack-daca-u-visa-530664.html

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.

To learn more about Wildes & Weinberg, please contact Managing Partner Michael Wildes at Michael@wildeslaw.com

 

 

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