Houston Based Immigration Attorney

Eliud Zavala

Attorney Eliud Zavala is the Founder of Zavala Law Firm, PLLC – an immigration law firm based in Houston, TX.  As an immigrant himself, Mr. Zavala knows the difficulties of going through the complexities of the U.S. immigration system.

As an experienced immigration attorney, Mr. Zavala provides the most attentive, caring, and efficient representation to help his clients navigate the immigration system with ease and success.

Employment Immigration Law

Mr. Zavala is a former associate immigration attorney of one of the nation’s largest minority-owned and preeminent global immigration law firm. He assisted in the preparation and filing of cases with the U.S. citizenship and Immigration Services as well as the Department of State and U.S. consulates throughout the world dealing with various work visas, investment visas and employment-based immigration. 

Family Immigration Law

Mr. Zavala has vast experience in family-based petitions, permanent residence, K-1 fiance(e) visas, K-3 spouse visas, and consular process. Further Mr. Zavala has experience in fighting cases before the Administrative Appeals Office where he was successfully defended, and overturned wrongful decisions issued by USCIS.  Mr. Zavala has also represented many individuals in filing various waiver applications, TPS and DACA filings as well as Naturalization and Citizenship applications. 

Litigation Defense

Mr. Zavala has represented hundreds of cases before the Immigration Courts and the Board of Immigration Appeals. He has fought relentlessly in seeking asylum for those who have suffered abused and persecution in their home country. Mr. Zavala has also experience in waivers, cancellation of removal, re-adjustments and de novo review applications before the Courts and the Board of Appeals. Mr. Zavala has also vast experience in Bond proceedings and motions to reopen before the Court and the Board of Immigration Appeals. 

Human Trafficking

Mr. Zavala is a graduate of South Texas College of Law where he participated in the law school’s Immigration/Human Trafficking clinic representing underprivileged individuals and victims of human trafficking.


  • Mr. Zavala was selected by Thomson Reuters Super lawyers in 2020
  • Mr. Zavala was selected by Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers in 2021
  • Mr. Zavala has been a panelist for the American Immigration Lawyer Association Texas Chapter Conference
  • Mr. Zavala has appeared in many occasions in local and statewide newscast with Univision to speak about the immigration-related news. 


  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States District Court Southern District
  • United States Court of Appeals – Fifth Circuit 
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association