Neha Vyas is a partner and owner of Open Sky Law, PLLC. She has has over 20 years of experience and she focuses her practice on Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”), U Visas, asylum, family-based immigration, citizenship, and removal defense, including appeals.
Before launching Open Sky Law, Neha was a Senior Attorney at Gibbs Houston Pauw. Neha was the former Legal Director of the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project in Seattle, Washington. Prior to joining NWIRP, Neha was in solo practice in Tucson, Arizona, focusing on immigration cases. She began practicing immigration law as a staff attorney with the Tucson Ecumenical Council for Legal Assistance (TECLA), a project that, like NWIRP, had its origins assisting Salvadorans and Guatemalan refugees fleeing their countries' wars in the 1980's.
Neha is a frequent speaker and presenter at immigration law conferences and continuing legal education seminars. She has over 15 press and media appearances including interviews on CNN, National Public Radio (“NPR”) and quotes in the Seattle Times. Neha has been involved in legislative efforts for immigrants’ rights by testifying before the State Senate and King County Council and participating in community outreach events.
Neha is trilingual (English, Hindi, Spanish).