VISHAL V. IYER

IMMIGRATION ATTORNEY

 

Vishal V. Iyer is the firm’s founding attorney, and handles all aspects of U.S. immigration and nationality law.  Mr. Iyer understands that individuals often find the immigration laws to be strict, fast-changing, and confusing.  Thus, Mr. Iyer will clearly explain any available immigration options, the costs, and each step in the legal process.  After an initial consultation, he will craft an aggressive and cost-effective strategy that is tailored to your unique factual circumstances.  Above all, Mr. Iyer promises to be available and responsive. 

 

In his spare time, Mr. Iyer enjoys running and traveling.  He runs 60 miles at the Buffalo Bayou Park each week, and has visited 22 countries so far.  Eventually, Mr. Iyer intends to visit every country in the world.


WORK AREAS

  • Citizenship
  • Family-Based Green Cards
  • Humanitarian Protection
  • Deportation Defense
  • Bond Proceedings
  • Work Permits
  • “Extraordinary Ability” Green Cards (EB-1)
  • Investment-Based Green Cards (EB-5)

 

EDUCATION

  • The University of Chicago Law School, Chicago, IL
    J.D., June 2017
  • The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV
    B.A. in Spanish, cum laude, Minor in Latin American Studies, December 2012

 

ADMISSIONS

  • Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

 

ASSOCIATIONS

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association,
    Federal Court Litigation Section
  • Texas Bar Association,
    Immigration and Nationality Law Section
  • South Asian Bar Association of Houston, Treasurer
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association

 

PAST EMPLOYMENT

  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Houston, TX
    Litigation Associate, September 2017–February 2019, Summer Associate, May–July 2016
  • King & Spalding LLP, Houston, TX
    Summer Associate, July–August 2016
  • The University of Chicago Law School D’Angelo
    Law Library
    , Chicago, IL
    Library Research Assistant, August 2015–May 2016
  • The Office of Capital and Forensic Writs, Austin, TX 
    Legal Intern, May–July 2015
  • Dang Law Group PLLC, Austin, TX
    Paralegal, April 2014–January 2015
  • Travis County Office of Intergovernmental Relations,  Austin, TX
    Legislative Associate, January–April 2014
  • Poker, Las Vegas, NV
    Professional Poker Player, January 2006–March 2011

 

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish
  • English

 

 


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