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michael wildes enjoys a working lunch with client and friend of the firm israel tapoohi, ceo of development corporation for israel (dci)/israel bonds

Managing Partner Michael Wildes is pleased to announce that Wildes & Weinberg has successfully secured multiple O visa classifications on behalf of Israel Tapoohi.  Mr. Tapoohi is widely regarded as one of Israel’s leading business executives and is the appointed president and CEO of Development Corporation for Israel (DCI)/Israel Bonds, which underwrites securities issued by Israel’s Finance Ministry.

Mr. Wildes was honored to have secured this 0-1 visa classification for Israel Tapoohi and his wife, Regina, so that he may continue to work in his area of expertise in the United States.

In order to qualify for the initial a 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.

In addition, 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 fifty five years, the firm of Wildes & Weinberg, has concentrated its practice in all aspects of U.S. immigration and nationality law, servicing the immigration requirements of prominent American and International individuals and corporations, 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, musicians, and literary agents.

For more information on the O-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 Michael Wildes at .


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