About Us

The Law Offices of Andrew P. Johnson, PC is a business immigration firm located in the middle of the Financial District in New York City. Our firm has successfully represented both large and small corporations along with thousands of individuals in complex immigration cases. With our clientele of Multi-national Corporations and United Nations affiliated non-profit organizations, we have the expertise and experience of representing clients in embassies across the globe. For our corporate clients, we assist in the set up, training and administration of the US CIS I-9/E-verify Compliance programs. Our firm has travelled the world, presenting conferences titled “Investing and Living in the United States” to map out various strategies for companies and individuals to immigrate or transfer employees to the United States.

Unlike other law firms who practice in a variety of legal fields, our new york immigration lawyers exclusively practice immigration law, which allows us to be on the cutting edge of the subtle and ever changing interpretations of U.S. Immigration Law. Our immigration lawyers in New York and staff speak over 10 different languages. The Law Offices of Andrew P Johnson represent large both large and small corporations with all business related visas and permanent residency applications. 
 
Our Firm has spoken to business organizations in conferences around the world on the various strategies for immigrating and sending employees to the United States and we have organized the conference series titled, “Investing and Living in the United States,” which has been presented in countries in Asia and Europe.  With over 20 years experience, the Law Offices of Andrew P Johnson  have submitted  thousands of employment-based permanent residency applications and business based  temporary visas  applications throughout the world.
 
Other New York City immigration lawyers retain our firm to handle their client’s Federal Circuit Immigration Appeals. Our New York immigration Lawyers litigate cases such as Political Asylum, Deportation hearings, Bond Hearings, Motions to Reopen, Cancellation of Removal, Adjustment of Status, Prosecutorial Discretion for Administration Closure, Suspension of Deportation, and Deferred Deportation. In fact, Andrew P Johnson was able to stop the immediate deportation of an Albanian Michigan woman. This case was national news and forced Immigration Customs Enforcement to defer deportation which has allowed the Albanian woman to remain in the United States with her three United States children. 
 
Our New York City immigration lawyers have successfully filed Writs of Habeas Corpus claims to release immigrants from detention, sued U.S. CIS in Mandamus Proceedings forcing the U.S. CIS to act on various immigrant petitions, and successfully appealed deportation orders in the Circuit Courts which eventually resulted in approved petitions and permanent residency for our clients.

ANDREW P. JOHNSON

Senior Partner

 

Received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Delaware, studied International Law at Uppsala University, Sweden, and received a Juris Doctorate from Delaware (Widener) Law School. Mr. Johnson was a government prosecutor until he entered private practice in 1998. He has authored numerous articles on immigration and international litigation, some of which have been published by the American Bar Association and the American Immigration Lawyers Association. In addition, Mr. Johnson has been featured in a New York Times article, quoted by New York Daily News, and interviewed by CBS News on the topic of Immigration. He has represented large corporations, non-profits, and small companies in all aspects of immigration law. Mr. Johnson has spoken to business organizations in conferences around the world on the various strategies for immigrating and sending employees to the United States, and he organized the conference series entitled, “Investing and Living in the United States,” which has been presented in countries in Asia and Europe. Mr. Johnson practices federal immigration law exclusively and is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association. He is admitted into the United States Supreme Court, 1st-7th, 9th, and 11th United States Circuit Court of Appeals. New Jersey District Court and the State Bar of New Jersey.


Timothy Garille

Senior Attorney

 

Received a Bachelor of Arts from Long Island University, studied International Law at the Notre Dame School of Law in London and received a Juris Doctorate from Pace University. Mr. Garille was the United Nations Regional Operations Officer of the United Nations Peacekeeping Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina (UNIMIBIH), then transferred to be the United Nations Liaison to Tuzla Canton Interior Ministry, in Bosnia and Herzegovina; and finally worked for the United States Department of State in the Kosovo Diplomatic Observer Mission in Pristina, Kosovo. Along with his government background, Mr. Garille has been practicing immigration law for over 15 years and specializes in both business immigration and federal immigration litigation. Mr. Garille has litigated cases throughout the United States and handles complex litigation cases in the Immigration Court and Board of Immigration Appeals. In addition, Mr. Garille has extensive knowledge in employment based immigration as well as family immigration issues both in the United States and abroad. Timothy Garille is admitted in New York State and is a member of the New York State Bar


Trisha Kaewcharoen

Senior Attorney

 

Received a Bachelor’s degree at Dhurakijpundit University (Thailand) and a Juris Doctorate degree at the University of Alabama Law School. In addition, Ms. Kaewcharoen received her Masters of Law at the University of Alabama Law School and was recognized for the “Excellent Achievement in the Writing of Law in the United States.” Trisha Kaewcharoen is a head of our Appellate Litigation Unit and overseas the firm’s litigation with all the U.S. Circuit and District Courts. She has successfully filed Writs of Habeas Corpus claims to release immigrants from detention, sued U.S. CIS in Mandamus Proceedings forcing the U.S. CIS to act on various immigrant petitions, and successfully appealed deportation orders in the Circuit Courts which eventually resulted in approved petitions and permanent residency for our clients. Ms. Kaewcharoen is admitted in New York State, and on the 2nd, 3rd United States Circuit Court of Appeals.


Victoria Kampos

Senior Attorney

 

She received her Bachelors in Economics from Hofstra University in 1995 and her Juris Doctor from Touro Law in 1999.   She has over 18 years of non-immigrant business immigration (E-2, H-1b, H-2b, L-1a, L-1b, O-1),  and immigrant permanent residency immigration (Eb-1, Eb-2, Eb-3, National Interest Waiver, and Eb-5). She was awarded the Fellowship Program Award for her commitment in helping non-profit organizations.  She has served as the Vice-President of the LI Hispanic Bar Association (2006-2008), was the Co-Chair of the Huntington Hispanic Task Force (2008-2009).  She belongs to the American Immigration Lawyers Association, Huntington Bar, Suffolk County Bar, New York State Bar and Long Island Hispanic Bar Associations, LI Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and LI Peruvian –American Chamber of Commerce.   She was admitted into New York State in 2000.

New York Office

65 Broadway Suite 1603
New York, New York 10006

Andrew P. Johnson - Immigration Lawyer