Managing Partner Michael Wildes is pleased to announce that Wildes & Weinberg has secured EB-1 (Extraordinary Ability) classification on behalf of Ms. Paola Kudacki, a world renowned Photographer.
The EB-1 is the initial step in the green card process, and is roughly the permanent equivalent to the O-1 visa category.
In an illustrious career, Ms. Kudacki has established herself as an individual of extraordinary ability as a Photographer and by virtue of her accomplishments, has risen to the very top of her field of endeavor. Ms. Kudacki’s stylish photographs have been featured in, and on the covers of widely circulated popular magazines such as Elle, GQ, Paper, TIME, and Vogue, to name a few. She has been recruited by leading apparel and cosmetics companies to photograph Advertising Campaigns for Puma, Pantene, Cover Girl, H&M, Bergdorf Goodman, YSL Skincare, Clinique, L’Oreal, Revlon, Massimo Dutti, Michael Kors, Galleries Lafayette, Lanvin, Saks Fifth Avenue, MaxMara, Tamara Mellon, Victoria Secret, and more. While acting as a photographer for these major projects, Ms. Kudacki has photographed a long list of A-list celebrities and notable figures, including Beyonce, Julianne Moore, Kate Hudson, Angelina Jolie, Rihanna, Gwyneth Paltrow, Lady Gaga, Tina Fey, Pharrell, Amy Schumer, Miley Cyrus, Elton John, Nicole Kidman, Michael Fassbender, Alicia Keys, Lena Dunham, Kiera Knightly, Emily Blunt, FKA Twigs, Jake Gyllenhaal, Salma Hayek, Ridley Scott, Viggo Mortenssen and Jane Fonda. It is our Firm’s honor to have represented Ms. Kudacki in securing approval of her immigrant petition.
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.
I would like to bring the positive news that mine and my family's visas have been APPROVED! I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and to express my heartfelt gratitude for your exceptional efforts and unwavering support...Lee Jackson Date : September 25, 2023
Michael and his entire team are professional, diligent and knowledgeable, effective and efficient, patient in guidance and interaction, and confident and reassuring in attitude. In brief: excellent partners and guides for the complex immigration journey.Jonatan S Date : September 14, 2023
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...David E. Date : June 8, 2022