Mr. Skyler Anderson

Mr. Skyler Anderson

ANDERSON & BENSON, PLLC
  • Immigration Law, Criminal Law
  • All 50 States for Federal Immigration Law, Utah
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Practice Areas
  • Immigration Law
  • Criminal Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
All 50 States for Federal Immigration Law
Utah
Languages
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Partner/Attorney
ANDERSON & BENSON, PLLC
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Partner/Attorney
Immigrant Defenders Law Group, PLLC
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Attorney
Ishola-Tarin, PLLC
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Attorney
Dorany Rodriguez-Baltazar, PLLC
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Skyler has several years of experience dedicated to immigration. Dating back to his first year in law school through pro bono clinics and internships, Skyler’s focus has always been immigration law. As an attorney, he has successfully navigated clients through the tangled webs of immigration law through U.S. embassies and consulates throughout the world, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, and the immigration and appellate courts. Few things give him more satisfaction than successfully fighting off any given branch of the government seeking to infringe upon the basic human rights of individuals and families. Skyler lived for two years in southern Chile, where he became fluent in Spanish and where he developed a love for foreign cultures. Upon returning to the United States, Skyler continued his study of the language, receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish from Brigham Young University in 2007. He went on to receive his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law in 2009. Skyler has served on the executive committee of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) since May of 2012, and is currently the chapter chair of the Utah chapter of this national organization. He has held leadership positions and/or volunteered at the Horizonte Pro Bono Immigration Clinic since 2008. He is a former judicial clerk for the Immigration Court in Salt Lake City, Utah. He has been recognized for his service to the minority community by the NAACP, and was a recipient of the College of Law Outstanding Achievement Award in Immigration Law.
Court Clerk
EOIR - Immigration Court
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Assisting two local immigration judges in research and decision drafting at the immigration court in Utah.
Education
The University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law
Law
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Honors: CALI Award in Predatory Lending Seminar; College of Law Outstanding Achievement Award in Conflicts of Law, Conflict Management, and Immigration Law; 2009 Leary Scholar
Activities: SJ Quinney College of Law Immigration Clinic Student Coordinator
Brigham Young University
Spanish
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Honors: Certified as Advanced High in written and oral Spanish.
Professional Associations
American Immigration Lawyer's Association - UT Chapter
Chapter Chair
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American Immigration Lawyer's Association - UT Chapter
Vice Chair
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American Immigration Lawyer's Association - UT Chapter
Treasurer
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American Immigration Lawyer's Association - UT Chapter
New Member Division Liaison
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Activities: Organizing and facilitating mentorships and other assistance for new immigration attorneys.
Publications
Articles & Publications
Chairez-Castrejon v. Bible et al, No. 2:2015cv00825
UT Federal District Court
Rangel-Perez v. Lynch, 816 F.3d 591 (10th Cir. 2016)
10th Circuit Court of Appeals
Meza v. State, 2015 UT 70 (2015)
Utah Supreme Court
Federal Immigration Laws Distort Utah Law, And We Pay the Price
Deseret News
Matter of CHAIREZ-Castrejon, 26 I&N Dec. 478 (BIA 2015)
Board of Immigration Appeals
Let's Stop Deporting Our Legal Immigrants
Salt Lake Tribune
Matter of CHAIREZ-Castrejon, 26 I&N Dec. 349 (BIA 2014)
U.S. Department of Justice Executive Office for Immigration Review Board of Immigration Appeals
Kentucky v. Padilla: Its perils and Its pearls.
The Defender - Newsletter of the Utah Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Certifications
Advanced High - Written Spanish
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
Advanced High - Oral Spanish
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
Websites & Blogs
Website
Social Media
Contact & Map
5675 S. Redwood Road, #10
Taylorsville, UT 84123
USA
Toll-Free: (888) 388-4381
Telephone: (385) 388-4337
Fax: (385) 313-9536