• Immigration Law
• Criminal Defense
Skyler Anderson is one of the founding partners of ANDERSON & BENSON. He has dedicated his career and several years of his life to the advocacy and defense of immigrants in the United States and throughout the world. 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. His advocacy has resulted in a number of notable published decisions in the state and federal appellate courts.
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 served on the executive committee of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) four years. 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.
Skyler published a novel in 2019 called The Right Way in an effort to better inform the public of the many challenges and absurdities of the immigration process. He provides regular updates and insights on immigration law to the public through his Facebook page and through his Opinion Editorials and interviews published in the local and national news