“Gokey Law Office did a great job of processing three (3) H-1B petitions for my company this year. They were very professional and incredibly transparent with their work. I always had a full understanding of our status and expectations. Highly recommend.”~~KC Homiston

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SnyderSnyder Gokey

Attorney / Owner

We formed the Gokey Immigration Law Office to fill the region’s need for a law firm focusing exclusively on immigration law for businesses and families. Snyder’s broad experience as a former government attorney and as a long-time business lawyer brings a unique understanding of these issues to the practice of immigration law.

After four years as a trial attorney for the US Department of Justice, Tax Division, Frank (“Snyder”) Gokey practiced law at the Vogel Law Firm for 25 years. At Vogel, Snyder worked as a business and health law attorney, before founding Vogel’s immigration law practice.

Snyder is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, an inactive Certified Public Accountant and member of the North Dakota Society of Certified Public Accountants. He is a member of the North Dakota and Minnesota Bar Associations, and has been admitted to practice before the US District Courts of North Dakota and Minnesota.

Admitted to Practice
1982: Minnesota
1983: North Dakota
U.S. District Court, District of North Dakota
U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
American Immigration Lawyer’s Association
North Dakota Bar Association
Minnesota Bar Association
North Dakota Society of Certified Public Accountants

Snyder has given numerous seminars and has been included in many publications. For a list, please click here.

AnnalieAnneli M. Johnson


Anneli handles a variety of immigration cases and has gained valuable experience in all areas of immigration law from naturalization / citizenship issues, family cases, and employment cases. This experience was gained through Anneli’s passion for customer service and her determination to explore solutions to clients’ complex issues. She believes in working collectively with the client as a team to reach their goals through education about the immigration process and assistance with immigration procedures.

Anneli graduated from the University of North Dakota School of Law. At law school, she was President of Law Women’s Caucus, Associate Editor of North Dakota Law Review, and honored for her advocacy skills. She also served as a law clerk at the Vogel Law Firm and Becker County State’s Attorney office. Prior to law school, she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Paralegal Studies from Minnesota State University, Moorhead. As a paralegal, she has over 10 years of experience in the legal world when she worked at the Vogel Law Firm in many areas of law that included immigration, business, tax, real estate, creditor/debtor, civil litigation, and mass litigation.

Admitted to Practice
2016: Minnesota
2016: North Dakota
American Immigration Lawyer’s Association
Immigration Court
Minnesota Bar Association
North Dakota Bar Association

MeganMegan L. Hsiang


Megan joined Gokey Immigration Law Office as a Paralegal in October of 2017.

Prior to joining Gokey Immigration Law Office, Megan worked for five years at Integreon Managed Solutions, an outsourcing company that provides legal and document services to law firms and corporations across the globe. Megan has had a wide exposure to different areas of law, and also possesses technical skills and legal knowledge from her education and experience as a paralegal and legal assistant. Megan has also worked for First Link, an organization that provides information on community resources, listening support, and operates a suicide hotline. Megan has experience taking a position of advocacy for people from a wide variety of backgrounds.

Megan is currently active as the Membership and Program Coordinator for the Ronald N. Davies Inn of Court, a group that focuses on professionalism, civility, ethics, and skills in the legal field. Megan holds a Bachelor of Science in Paralegal from Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM).

SarahSarah A. Gokey

Legal Assistant

Sarah joined Gokey Immigration Law Office in May 2012 as a Legal Assistant after receiving her Bachelor’s Degree from Smith College, where she studied Cultural Anthropology. While in school, Sarah spent two summers interning for a U.S. Senator from North Dakota working on immigration issues, among other duties. Sarah specializes in Family Immigration Law, including Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Temporary Protected Status (TPS), Petitions for Immediate Relatives, Consular Processed Petitions for Immediate Relatives, J-1 Visa Waivers, Fiancée Visas, and Naturalization.



MaryMary J. Gokey

Legal Assistant / Officer Manager

As Legal Assistant and Office Manager, Mary brings managerial talent and attention to detail to the Gokey Firm. She holds a Master’s Degree in Nursing, and prior to joining the firm, Mary had a lengthy career in nursing, working at the National Institutes of Health, teaching in the Tri-College Nursing Program, authoring chapters in six nursing texts, and, most recently, serving as the Stroke Coordinator at Sanford Health. In that position she was instrumental in obtaining Joint Commission Certification of Sanford as a Primary Stroke Center.



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