About Tanya Fekri
Tanya graduated from Seattle University with a Juris Doctor degree. Tanya is a member of the Washington State Bar Association and American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and her practice focuses on family based petitions, citizenship, and other immigration matters.
Tanya was born in Tehran, Iran. Tanya and her family emigrated to the United States towards the end of the Iran-Iraq war. Tanya and her family personally experienced the immigration process first-hand and that is why she became interested in immigration law. More importantly, she is motivated to use her degree and experience to help her community thrive in this nation.
Tanya is committed to providing quality legal services that minimize the financial and emotional burdens of the legal process for individuals and family members throughout the United States. She takes great pride in the personal attention she gives to each client’s immigration case. She has extensive expertise and a successful track record in reunifying families, assisting individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities apply for U.S. citizenship, and representing survivors of domestic violence and other crimes to gain lawful immigration status. She is committed to serving refugee immigrant communities, defending justice, and advocating for a more compassionate immigration system. She believes all immigrants deserve a chance to succeed and pursue the American dream, without fear of deportation or family separation. She will go above her duties to zealously advocate for her clients and ensure their legal and human rights are protected as they navigate through the complex immigration system.
She is fluent in Farsi/ Dari and has specialized knowledge of legal and policy issues impacting the Iranian American community. In her spare time, she enjoys the arts and loves traveling and spending time with her family and her pup, Rumi!
- Law Office of Tanya Fekri, PLLC (Owner and Immigration Attorney)
- Catholic Immigration Legal Services (Staff Attorney)
- Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (Legal Extern)
- Catholic Community Services (Legal Extern)
- Unemployment Law Project (Legal Extern)
- Regional Services Division of the Attorney General’s Office (Summer Law Clerk)
- Utatlán Spanish School (English Teacher)
- Refugee Resettlement Office (ESL Teacher)
- Seattle University School of Law (Juris Doctorate)