About Johanna Keamy
Johanna Keamy is an EB-5 immigration attorney at Keamy Tavares & Associates, APLC, with offices in San Diego and Poway, Calif. Attorney Keamy primarily practices business immigration law, focusing on entrepreneurs and corporate matters for a variety of businesses.
Keamy Tavares & Associates offers a wide range of legal expertise in immigration and business law, family law and business litigation. The firm listens to their clients’ ideas, ambitions and goals in order to create tailored legal solutions. Keamy Tavares & Associates advises and advocates in their clients’ best interests and simplifies complex and confusing legal terminology so their clients can understand the entire process. The firm is highly skilled, capable and dedicated to helping clients.
Attorney Keamy has extensive experience with the EB-5 application process. She has represented investors and assisted clients with their I-526 petitions, I-495 applications, DS-230 applications, I-829 petitions and other immigration matters, such as the E-2 treaty. She is also skilled at establishing liaisons with international trade specialists in order to aid her business clients.
Attorney Keamy has also represented U.S. businesses that sponsor skilled foreign workers seeking to enter the United States either on a temporary or permanent basis. She has represented businesses and individuals involved in a wide range of industries, including health care employers, telecommunications specialists, importers and exporters, professors and researchers, international medical graduates, and other significant occupations. She has also represented families that have applied for permanent residency in the United States.
In addition to her work with the firm, attorney Keamy also lectures on business immigration. She was recognized by the United States Marine Corps, office of the Staff Judge Advocate for sharing her expertise on immigration law at the 2012 Marine Corps Installations West Legal Assistance Conference. Attorney Keamy received a “Top Attorney” nomination in transactional law for San Diego County in California in 2011.
Attorney Keamy graduated from Thomas Jefferson School of Law with a Juris Doctor degree. During her time in law school, she was a member of the International Law Society and also an honor roll student. Prior to this, she graduated from the University of Southern Maine with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Attorney Keamy also studied abroad at Universitaire DuMaine, in LeMans, France. She was admitted to the California Bar in 2001.
Attorney Keamy is also highly involved in the immigration law community. She is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the International Law Society. Attorney Keamy also volunteers for AILA sponsored creative writing contests, the American Heart Association, California Music Institute, and the Department of State, Children’s Unit.
Answers to EB-5 10 Questions Answered
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