e-2 visa secured for giulia modenese, pr professional

Managing Partner Michael Wildes is pleased to announce that Wildes & Weinberg has secured an E-2 treaty investor classification visa for Giulia Modenese, PR professional.

Giulia Modenese is an artist from Milan, Italy who moved to NYC to attend NYU’s Studio Art BFA program. Having fallen in love with New York, Guilia decided to look for professional opportunities in the big apple upon graduation. Since July 2014, Ms. Modenese has been working in E-2 status for AEFFE USA Inc. as a Public Relations Manager.  She is responsible for managing public relations and promotional activities for the Alberta Ferretti, Alberta Ferretti Bridal & Emanuel Ungaro collections (Main collection, Pre-Collections and Limited Collection) in the United States.  Ms. Modenese manages, oversees, coordinates and executes all aspects of promotional operations.  She promotes AEFFE’s exclusive collections among Celebrities, strengthening the association of the AEFFE label with Celebrity status and keeps the company’s celebrity clientele informed and up-to-date on AEFFE’s fashions, product lines and accomplishments.

AEFFE USA Inc. is the marketing arm of AEFFE S.p.A., an Italian corporation and flagship company of the AEFFE Group.  AEFFE SpA is an Italian company publicly traded and listed on the STAR segment of Borsa Italiana.  AEFFE USA markets and distributes clothing by Alberta Ferretti, Moschino, Emanuel Ungaro, Cedric Charlier, Pollini and Studio Pollini in the United States.

Giulia commented:Michael and his associates were instrumental in securing my E2 visa earlier this year. I was always kept very up to date and well informed throughout the entire process, and he always maintained the utmost professionalism. There were no issues with securing my visa because of the diligent and thorough work of the team, and because of that, I was able to maintain a stress free environment at work and home because I was always reassured there was nothing to worry about. Thank you to Michael and the team for giving me such a great experience!

Treaty Investor (E-2) classification is for citizens of countries with which the United States maintains treaties of commerce and navigation.  In order to qualify for this classification the applicant must be entering the United States individually or as the qualified employee of a company to solely develop and direct the operations of an enterprise in which a substantial amount of capital has been invested, or is actively in the process of being invested.  Further, the applicant must show that 1) the investment is “substantial”, 2) the enterprise is a real operating commercial enterprise and 3) the enterprise is more than a marginal one solely for earning a living.

For more than five decades, the firm of Wildes & Weinberg, has concentrated its practice in all aspects of U.S. immigration and nationality law, servicing the immigration needs of prominent American and International firms, banks, industrial, financial and manufacturing concerns and law firms in connection with the personnel needs of their foreign national employees.  In addition, the firm has a distinguished clientele and has done substantial immigration work for investors, scientists, physicians, bankers, performing artists, directors, writers, models, actors/actresses, athletes, fine artists, art dealers, curators, and literary agents. 

For more information on the E-2 visa category or any other US Immigration related question, please visit our Immigration 101 page or contact Managing Partner Michael Wildes at michael@wildeslaw.com

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