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eb-1 approval for artist agent

Managing Partner Michael Wildes is pleased to announce the approval of the petition filed to secure EB-1 classification for Artist Agent, Yan Javeri.  

Yan Javeri

Mr. Javeri is an extraordinary Artist Agent of the highest caliber with an international renown in the beauty and hair industry. For the last two decades, he has sustained an extensive career in the representation of hair stylists and makeup artists such as Vernon Francois, Alex Babsky, Sarah Uslan, Patricia Morales, Stephen Beaver and Quenton Barnette, among others. Mr. Javeri has quickly become one of the most sought-after artist agents in the industry. Mr. Javeri’s acclaim in the industry is evidenced by his constant work with renowned clients such as L’Oreal, Lancome, Cartier, Tiffany, and his exclusive relationships with Imprint PR, IDPR, 2DM Management and WYO Artists. His qualifications are essential to our agency’s reputation in the field and our ability to attract the best clients.

Behind every celebrity hairstylist or makeup artist is an agent who supports and carves out their career, carefully selecting and negotiating important contracts and projects. Simply put, the most successful hair stylists and makeup artists work with the very best artist agents. Mr. Javeri is just such an agent, placing him at the pinnacle of this field.

Wildes & Weinberg, P.C. was founded in 1960 by Michael’s father, Leon Wildes, whose best-known accomplishment was his successful representation of John Lennon in his widely publicized deportation proceedings (the circumstances of which have inspired several films and documentaries). The firm specializes exclusively in the practice of U.S. immigration and nationality law, has a distinguished domestic and international clientele, and can assist with any type of immigration matter 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 U.S. citizenship. 

In addition to running a highly successful immigration law practice, Michael is a three term Mayor in Englewood, New Jersey, is the author of Safe Haven in America: Battles to Open the Golden Door (which draws on over a quarter of a century of his practice in the immigration field), is an Adjunct Professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York, and serves as Counsel to Lincoln Center and several international/corporate law firms. Moreover, Michael is internationally renowned for his successful representation of distinguished individuals and corporate clients such as performing artists, directors, writers, models, actors/actresses, athletes, race car drivers, fine artists, art dealers, curators, musicians, photographers, stylists, and literary agents. Some of the firm’s other distinguished clients include scholar Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, as well as soccer icon Pele, Master Chef Jean-Georges and First Lady Melania Trump and her family.

Today the firm of Wildes & Weinberg has offices in New York City, New York, Englewood, New Jersey, Miami, Florida, and a presence in Los Angeles, California, and continues to maintain its stellar reputation in the field of U.S. Immigration & Nationality Law.

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