Rachel Okura
Practice Areas
• Immigration Law

Rachel is an associate attorney whose sole focus is on immigration law. She is passionate about immigration issues and loves helping members of the immigrant community. As the wife of an immigrant, she also has experienced many aspects of the adjustment of status and naturalization process firsthand.

Rachel was born in Hawaii and moved to Utah to attend BYU. She served an LDS mission in Tegucigalpa, Honduras and became fluent in Spanish. While earning her law degree at the J. Reuben Clark BYU Law school, she clerked for the U.S. Department of Justice Executive Office for Immigration Review at the Salt Lake City Immigration Court, and served as vice president of BYU Law School Minority Law Student Association. She also worked for three different immigration law firms. As a student, she volunteered at South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, Texas assisting asylum-seeking women and children prepare for their Credible Fear Interviews.

In 2017, Rachel served as an adjunct Professor for the BYU Law School-Refugee and Immigration Initiative. She is also a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).

Rachel enjoys traveling and experiencing different cultures, spending time with family, and playing and watching soccer.