w&w profiled in the china press

Our firm was recently profiled in The China Press.  Below is an English translation of the article:

“From John Lennon to Today’s Immigration”

– Exclusive interview with Lennon’s immigration attorney Mr. Leon Wildes and his son attorney Mr. Michael Wildes

Mr. Leon Wildes represented Mr. John Lennon in the 1970s for his deportation ordered by the U.S. Government through INS. The battle lasted 5 years and Mr. Wildes finally won the case for Mr. Lennon and overturned the government’s deportation order against him. This case is considered as the one of earliest legal precedents in the U.S. immigration history that supports Obama Administration’s “Temporary Relief for Young Persons Without Immigration Status” today.

Mr. Leon Wildes served with HIAS in his early years of practice. In 1960 he established his own immigration law firm. It has developed to today’s Wildes and Weinberg, P.C. that consists more than 40 employees.

Mr. Michael Wildes is also an immigration attorney and the Managing Partner of the firm. He was a former Federal Prosecutor with the United States Attorney’s Office in Brooklyn He also served two terms as Mayor of Englewood, New Jersey. He is also an influential fundraiser for the Democratic Party. He is thought to be a Congressman someday. He is a frequent commentator and analyst for CNN, CNBC and Fox, etc. media network.

Wildes and Weinberg, P.S. is considered to be one of the most famous immigration law firms in the U.S. The firm has represented many “star” clients but its fee schedules are decided by each individual case.

To view the Chinese language original of the article, please click here.

For Further Information On How We Can Help Your Firm Meet Its Employment Eligibility Verification Obligations, Please Contact Amy Wildes At amy@wildeslaw.com

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The team at Wildes & Weinberg waste no time. They are intelligent, professional, and know exactly what needs to be done to succeed in your case. Had the pleasure of working with Josh Wildes, Julie P. Levey, and Brenda Moura,...

Michael “Dimucc” DiMuccio Date : September 8, 2023

Josh Wildes & everyone on the W&W team were excellent with dealing with my green card application. The team were responsive to any questions, set clear goals & requirements for any & all documentation and were clear on what to...

Kelvin Barker Date : March 10, 2023

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...

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