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o-1b approved for extraordinarily talented actress

Managing Partner Michael Wildes is delighted to announce that Wildes & Weinberg P.C. has secured an extension of O-1B visa classification on behalf of Ms. Daphne Alexander based on her extraordinary talent as an actress.  

Daphne Alexander

Daphne Alexander has sustained national acclaim in the UK, Greece, Cyprus, the United States and globally for her masterful talent as an actress. She has performed in critically acclaimed productions in film, television, radio, and theater internationally. Some of her feature film work includes the forthcoming feature film “Born to be Murdered,” the award-winning “Siege on Liperti Street,” “Welcome Home” alongside Aaron Paul and Emily Ratajkowski, and Roman Polanski’s “The Ghost Writer.” She has appeared in BBC television series “Doctors,” and “Casualty,” and graced theater stages globally in critically-acclaimed productions such as “City Stories” and “Camelot: The Shinning City.” We look forward to watching her career continue in the United States! 

Wildes & Weinberg, P.C. was 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). 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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