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petition approved for international makeup and hair styling artist

Managing Partner Michael Wildes is proud to announce the approval of the petition filed on behalf of Mayela Vazquez.  

Mayela Vazquez

Ms. Vazquez has sustained a remarkable international reputation in the field of makeup and hair styling. She is well-recognized for her work with prominent fashion designers, celebrities, and other noted personalities in the fashion and beauty fields. She has worked as makeup and hair stylist for the likes of Nicky Hilton, actresses Diana Garcia and Chloe Sevigny, top models Lineisy Montero, Coco Rocha, and Mariana Zaragoza; prominent designers Agatha Ruiz de la Prada, Ricardo Seco, and Rebecca Minkoff; singer Magos Herrera; as well as fashion bloggers Andrea Perez ( and Jen Ramos (, among many others.  She is also a spokesperson for major brands such as Into the Industry, Xanteria and Makeup For Ever USA, offering beauty workshops, tutorials and presentations on makeup products and applications. Ms. Vazquez’s work has been published in fashion editorials for leading magazines such as Vogue Mexico/Latin America, Grazia Mexico, Jute Magazine, Ellements, Nylon Magazine, Moda Reforma Mexico, El Norte Newspaper (Style Section), Intrend, Glamour, Cream, Better Homes and Gardens, Aloha, and Zink, among others. 

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, as well as soccer icon Pele, Master Chef Jean-Georges and 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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