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o-1 approval secured for chia-yi huang, architectural designer

Managing Partner Michael Wildes is pleased to announce that Wildes & Weinberg P.C. has secured an O-1 visa classification approval on behalf of Ms. Chia-Yi Huang, Architectural Designer.

Ms. Chia-Yi Huang, a native of Taiwan, is a recognized architectural   designer. As has been affirmed by several peers in the architecture field, she has a very unique and creative perspective on architectural design and integration. Most recently, Chia-Yi Huang has designed with the esteemed and revered architectural firm Leeser Architecture, where she has played an indispensable role since 2014.

Chia-Yi Huang has a proven track record in all facets of the architectural design process from initial concept mobilization through construction. She has distinguished herself in the field with raw talent, ability and skill sets required to be an architectural designer of esteemed repute.  Ms. Huang excels in illustration and model construction.  She has superior knowledge in design strategy and a mastery of technical feasibility potential.  She is an expert in residential design, construction documentation, project management, and project management consulting.  Due to her acclaim in the US, Ms. Huang will hold a critical position with TLi Architect.

In order to qualify for an O-1 visa which allows individuals of extraordinary ability in the arts, sciences, athletics, education or business to live and work in the United States, a foreign national must provide adequate documentation to demonstrate that he/she has sustained national or international acclaim in their field.

In addition, the individual must provide substantial evidence to prove that he/she meets 3 of the 6 evidence categories defined by statute, as well as a written advisory opinion from a labor union or relevant peer group. The O-1 visa applicant must also show that he/she has an offer of employment in the United States to work in his/her field of expertise (or several offers of employment from multiple sources, along with a third-party Agent to petition on the individual’s behalf and connect him/her to the multiple employers).

For more than fifty six years, the firm of Wildes & Weinberg has concentrated its practice in all aspects of U.S. immigration and nationality law, servicing the immigration requirements of prominent American and International individuals and corporations, 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, athletes, fine artists, art dealers, curators, musicians, and literary agents.

For more information on the O-1 visa category, which allows individuals of extraordinary ability in the arts, sciences, athletics, education and business to live and work in the United States, please visit our Immigration 101 page or contact Michael Wildes at

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