Managing Partner Michael Wildes is proud to announce the approval of the petition filed to secure EB-1 classification for Chief Design Officer, James Widegren.
The EB-1 is essentially the immigrant version of the O-1, and once approved, allows the individual to apply for permanent residence (green card) in the United States.
Mr. Widegren is Chief Design Officer and founder of Your Majesty – a design and technology firm with culture influencing work for brands such as Airbnb, Netflix, Spotify, and Bentley. He originated threeoh.com, one of the most notable design portals of its time. He also founded May 1 Reboot, an orchestration that constitutes the 1st and largest global mass launch of websites in the history of the Web, with over 3,700 participants in 2017. In the past two decades – with features in Wired, Fast Company, and The New York Times – James has garnered over 265 awards including ‘Cannes Grand Prize’, ‘Innovative Site of the Year’, ‘10 Best Campaigns of the Digital Decade’, and ‘Most Influential Sites of the Year’. He has also judged, spoken, and lectured at Art Directors Club, The FWA, New York Festivals, Print Magazine, and OFFF Barcelona + Milan. He is a veteran of Big Spaceship, Waytion, Vir2L, and Razorfish.
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, Wildes & Weinberg specializes exclusively in the practice of U.S. immigration and nationality law. More than fifty six years since its inception the firm continues to serve 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 and all temporary and permanent type visas.
In addition to running a highly successful immigration law practice, Michael serves as Counsel to Lincoln Center and two international/corporate law firm and 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 recent clients include famed artist Sarah Brightman, several Miss Universe winners as well as soccer icon Pele and Chef Jean-Georges.
Despite difficulties currently being encountered in dealing with U.S. immigration authorities, Wildes & Weinberg has maintained an extraordinary track record for success for its cases. In addition, the firm’s multilingual staff is known for its experience and special expertise in processing each foreign national’s case with nothing less than the highest level of professionalism.
Today, the firm of Wildes & Weinberg, which continues to maintain its stellar reputation in the field of U.S. Immigration & Nationality Law has offices in New York City, New York, Englewood, New Jersey, Miami, Florida, and by appointment in Los Angeles, California.
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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...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