Houston Based Immigration Attorney
FOUNDER AND MANAGING MEMBER
Eliud Zavala is the founder and managing member of Zavala Law Firm, PLLC – an immigration law firm based in Houston. 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.
Global Immigration Law
Mr. Zavala is a former associate immigration attorney of FosterQuan, LLP later Foster, LLP – the nation’s largest minority-owned and preeminent global immigration law firm. He has assisted in the preparation and filing of cases before the Executive Office for Immigration Review, Board of Immigration Appeals, Administrative Appeals Office, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service and U.S. consulates throughout the world.
Mr. Zavala specializes in family petitions, permanent residence, K-1 fiance(e) visas, K-3 spouse visas, and consular process as well as permanent residence through employment-based preferences such as outstanding researchers and professors, for people with extraordinary ability in the arts, sciences, education, business, or athletics, for multinational managers or executives.
Mr. Zavala has also guided those seeking a national interest waiver, skilled workers, professionals, religious workers and immigrant investor petitions pertaining to EB-5 investments. Mr. Zavala also represents clients seeking nonimmigrant visas such as TN; E1 and E2; L-1A and L-1B; H-1B; and R-1.
Mr. Zavala graduated from the University of Houston-Downtown with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. He 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 has also been a panelist for the American Immigration Lawyer Association Texas Chapter Conference and has appeared in local and statewide newscast with Univision to speak about the immigration-related news. Mr. Zavala is a member of the State Bar of Texas, American Immigration Lawyers Association and the American Bar Association.