Former Miss Universe from Mexico Ximena Navarrete thanked via Instagram Michael Wildes, they provided her with her O-1 visa, so she could carry out her obligations after being crowned Miss Universe. She said “Having had the privilege of living and working in the United States, I can truly say I feel at home there. I know I will be in good and competent hands with Michael for all of my future U.S. immigration needs. It is with full faith and confidence that I recommend Michael Wildes to anyone needing U.S. immigration law help. Thank you Michael and I look forward to beginning the next stage in my American journey.”
This marks the 7th Miss Universe the firm has represented. Michael Wildes has obtained green cards for: Dayana Mendoza, Miss Universe 2008, Stefania Fernandez, Miss Universe 2009, and several O visas for Ximena Navarrete, Miss Universe 2010.
Michael Wildes father, Leon Wildes previously assisted Rita Messinger, Miss Universe 1976, acquire U.S. citizenship. “These young ladies have a lot on their plate and with the title of Miss Universe comes global responsibility,” said Michael Wildes. “It’s a pleasure to make their jobs that much easier. The firm knows their needs and is able to get things done quickly.”
With offices in Manhattan and New Jersey, the firm has built a sterling reputation with a specialization in obtaining the highly sought O-1 visa for outstanding individuals across industries such as professional sports, couture fashion and modeling, entertainment, and music. He has served as counsel to esteemed clientele-including Valentino, Bulgari, Ferragamo, Vera Wang, Yoko Ono, Gisele Bundchen, Greg Norman, Sarah Brightman, Virginia Wade, and world-renowned athletes in the NHL and NBA, and the newly revived New York Cosmos etc.-all in their efforts to pursue professional careers in the United States.