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o-1 secured for sociocultural and multimedia artist

Managing Partner Michael Wildes is proud to announce the approval of the petition filed to secure O-1 classification for Salman Jaberi as an individual of extraordinary ability in the sociocultural and multimedia art space.  

Mr. Jaberi has produced experiential creative works for a variety of distinguished organizations, including websites, handbooks, social media content, marketing campaigns, event/brand promotions, and more. He has successfully devoted his prodigious talents to curating high-impact cultural events and new platforms that bridge the gap between ideas and consumer/audience. Articles in leading magazines and websites have been published, and continue to be published, about Mr. Jaberi and his creative pursuits, including Forbes Magazine, DJ Mag, Groove Magazine, Kaltblut Magazine, Mixmag, Numero Magazine, Resident Advisor, and The Guardian, among others. His work has been recognized by his peers and leading experts in a wide range of industries that rely on innovative multimedia and experiential productions. Salman’s work with his founding platform, Rave Scout Cookies®, was recently honored with the prestigious Forbes 30 under 30 Award for music.

Wildes & Weinberg was founded in 1960 by Senior Partner, Leon Wildes.  Nearly three quarters of a century later, the firm continues to concentrate its practice in all aspects of U.S. immigration and nationality law, servicing the immigration requirements of prominent American and International firms, banks, industrial, financial, and manufacturing concerns, as well as 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 performing artists, directors, writers, models, actors/actresses, athletes, fine artists, art dealers, curators, and literary agents. Most notable was Leon Wildes’ successful representation of former Beatle John Lennon and his artist wife, Yoko Ono in their deportation proceedings, the basis of which has inspired legislation, and has been portrayed in films, plays, and literary works worldwide.  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.

Michael Wildes, the firm’s Managing Partner, is also currently serving his fourth 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.

Despite difficulties currently being encountered in dealing with U.S. immigration authorities, the firm has maintained an extraordinary track record for success in its cases. The firm’s litigation group has expanded its efforts in filing Mandamus Actions and other Actions in Federal Courts throughout the nation.

In addition, Wildes & Weinberg’s multilingual staff is spread throughout its offices in New York City, Englewood, New Jersey, Miami, Florida, and by appointment only in Los Angeles, California and Tel Aviv, Israel, and are known for their experience and special expertise in processing each foreign national’s case with nothing less than the highest level of professionalism.

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