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o-1 extension approved for ceo of mobile app reporting platform

Managing Partner Michael Wildes is proud to announce the approval of the petition filed to secure an extension of O-1 visa classification on behalf of Ariel Michaeli. Ariel is the CEO of Appfigures, the largest mobile app reporting platform in the world that serves hundreds of thousands of developers worldwide.  

Mr. Ariel Michaeli has devoted his career to becoming one of the leading experts in app marketing and mobile market analysis and has led significant projects for Appfigures to become an industry leader. Moreover, he has served as a speaker and presenter at major industry conferences and has written industry reports that have been cited in the likes of The Washington Post, Fox News, Politico, Forbes, TechCrunch and others. We look forward to watching success continue in the United States!

Wildes & Weinberg, P.C. was founded in 1960 by Michael Wildes’ 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). The firm specializes exclusively in the practice of U.S. immigration and nationality law, has a distinguished domestic and international clientele, and can assist with any type of immigration matter including employment and investment-based immigration, work permits, permanent residence for qualified individuals, family-based immigration, asylum applications, all temporary and permanent type visas, and U.S. citizenship.

In addition to running a highly successful immigration law practice, Michael is also currently serving his third term as Mayor of Englewood, New Jersey, is the author of Safe Haven in America: Battles to Open the Golden Door (which draws on over a quarter of a century of his practice in the immigration field), is an Adjunct Professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York, and serves as Counsel to Lincoln Center and several international/corporate law firms. Moreover, Michael 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 other distinguished clients include scholar Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks (z”l), as well as soccer icon Pele, Master Chef Jean-Georges and Former First Lady Melania Trump and her family.

Today the firm of Wildes & Weinberg has offices in New York City, New York, Englewood, New Jersey, Miami, Florida, and a presence in Los Angeles, California, and continues to maintain its stellar reputation in the field of U.S. Immigration & Nationality Law.

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