MANAGING PARTNER MICHAEL WILDES IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT WILDES & WEINBERG HAS SECURED AN EB-1 IMMIGRANT VISA PETITION APPROVAL ON BEHALF OF REONA ITO, BASED ON HIS EXTRAORDINARY ABILITY IN MUSIC, AS A LEADING INTERNATIONAL ORCHESTRAL CONDUCTOR.

THE EB-1 PETITION IS THE FIRST AND MOST CRITICAL STEP OF THE EB-1 GREEN CARD PROCESS.

Reona Ito is an extremely talented and accomplished conductor who has led a distinguished career internationally. Originally from Japan, he has performed at some of the world’s most impressive stages, including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the Tokyo Metropolitan Theater, and Shiodome Hall, among others.  In 2014, Mr. Ito received the American Prize in Orchestral Conducting, which is one of the industry’s highest honors. He has conducted many prestigious concerts including the International Peace Day Concert at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, and the International Peace Concert in Tokyo, both for the Harmony for Peace Foundation. He has also served as a jury member of the Junior Peace and Music Ambassador Competition presented by the Foundation. We look forward to watching his successes continue.

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, maintains offices in New York City, New York, Englewood, New Jersey,  Miami, Florida, and Los Angeles, California and continues to maintain its stellar reputation in the field of U.S. Immigration & Nationality Law.

For more information on the EB-1 or any other classification please visit our Immigration 101 page or contact Michael Wildes at michael@wildeslaw.com to schedule a consultation.

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