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o-1 approval secured for diego miranda

Managing Partner Michael Wildes is delighted to announce that Wildes & Weinberg P.C. has secured O-1 visa classification on behalf of client Mr. Diego Miranda, an extraordinary hair stylist.

Diego Miranda is undoubtedly a star in the field of hair styling. His talent has attracted regular patronage from celebrity clients and high-profile professionals who seek out his skills to maintain their public image within their respective fields.  Diego Miranda has been Official Hair Stylist for elite events such as the Cannes Film Festival and on numerous fashion shows in Paris for prestigious brands. Furthermore, he worked as a hair stylist on the set of Pan, the Peter Pan film starring Levi Miller, Hugh Jackman, and Garret Hedlund, and worked behind-the-scenes on the set of Oxygen Network’s “The Face,” starring supermodels Naomi Campbell, Coco Rocha, and Karolina Kurkova.

He will now be serving as Senior Hair Stylist and Brand Ambassador for the iconic Julien Farel RESTORE  Salon & SPA in New York City.

Mr. Wildes is honored to have secured O-1 Visa classification on behalf of Mr. Miranda.

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. 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 5 decades, the firm of Wildes & Weinberg, has concentrated its practice in all aspects of U.S. immigration and nationality law, servicing the immigration needs of prominent American and International firms, 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, and literary agents.

For more information on the O-1 visa category or the EB 1-1 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 Managing Partner Michael Wildes at


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