Authentication of foreign documents, issues regarding Country Reports, and the limited value of impeachment evidence, Authentication of foreign documents, issues regarding Country Reports, and the limited value of impeachment evidence, prepared in support of presentation at the AILA California Conference, San Jose, California, November 2015.
Detention and Bond: Applying Ninth Circuit Case Law to the Mandatory Detention Statutes of the Immigration and Nationality Act, By Carlos R. Juelle, Michael Kaufman, and Jonathan D. Montag, Published for the Annual AILA California Conference, November 2013.
Advanced I-751 Removal of Conditions Issues, Scott Bettridge, Jonathan D. Montag, and Vicki Yudenfriend, Published for AILA Teleconference, October 17, 2013.
Matter of Silva Trevino and determining whether your client committed a Crime Involving Moral Turpitude, Kathy Brady and Jonathan D. Montag, Published for the 24th Annual AILA California Chapters Conference Handbook (November 2011)
Important Addition to “INA § 212(c): The relief that just won’t go away.”
“INA § 212(c): The relief that just won’t go away,” The Waivers Book: Advanced Issues in Immigration Law Practice, American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2011.
Best options when a family-based petition or application is denied, Published in the AILA Nationality and Immigration Law Handbook, 2011-2012 Edition, American Immigration Lawyers Association (June 2011).
USCIS’s latest on Visa Waiver Adjustments Leaves Many Questions Unanswered, ILW, April 11, 2011.
Barriers To Release From Detention: Not Every Alien Has The Right To See The Judge, Published in AILA Immigration Practice Pointer 2010-2011 Edition, American Immigration Lawyers Association
The Scope Of §212(c) Relief Placed In Doubt By Ninth Circuit Decision In Abebe v. Mukasey, Published in the AILA 2009-2010 Immigration and Nationality Law Handbook, American Immigration Lawyers Association (June 2009)
The Ninth Circuit Changes Course Regarding Visa Waivers and Immediate Relative Adjustments, Published in Immigration Law Today, Vol. 27, No. 6, November and December 2008
Inadmissibility Waivers with Laura W. Brown and Erica Tomlinson , Published in the 21st Annual AILA California Chapters Conference Handbook (November 2008)
Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions and Crimes, Published for the State Bar Section Education Institute Conference, (January 2008)
212(c): The relief that just won’t go away, Published in the 20th Annual Chapter Conference Handbook. (November 2007)
Jonathan Montag – Super Lawyer, Jonathan D. Montag recognized as a San Diego Super Lawyer for 2007 by Super Lawyers Magazine, (May 2007)
Detention and Bond, Published in the 19th Annual AILA California Chapters Conference Handbook. (November 2006)
Immigration Judge War, Published in the AILA 2006-2007 Immigration and Nationality Law Handbook, American Immigration Lawyers Association. Reprinted in Bender’s Immigration Bulletin, Vol. 11, No. 16. (August 15, 2006)
Visa Waiver Adjustment Applicants Must Depend On The Kindness Of Strangers. (December 8, 2005, at ILW.com)
The Notice of Appeal to the BIA, The Crucial First Step in the Appeals Process. Published essentially in this form in the AILA 2005 California Conference Handbook. (November 2005)
HUMAN RIGHTS OUTRAGE. Lost Egyptian gets caught up in the justice system.
Lara-Cazares v. Gonzales, 408 F.3d 1217 (9th Cir. May 23, 2005).
Tchoukhrova v. Gonzales, 404 F.3d 1181 (9th Cir. April 21, 2005)
The Taylor Analysis and Taylor Modified Categorical Approach – When does the crime fit the removal ground? Published in the AILA 2003 California Conference Handbook. (November 2003)
A Department of Homeland Security Could be Just What Immigration Policy Needs (July 2, 2002, at ILW.com)
Matter of Blancas-Lara, 23 I. & N. Dec. 458 (BIA June 10, 2002)
INA §212(h): A Waiver Chiefly for Aspiring and Re-aspiring Permanent Residents. Reprinted with permission from Immigration & Nationality Law Handbook (2002-03 ed.). Copyright © 2002, American Immigration Lawyers Association.
Expedited Removal: Too much Authority in Too Few Hands Published essentially in this form in the AILA 2002 Midyear Conference Handbook. (Republished as Coming to America in Spring 2002).
EOIR Needs Reforms to Make it Fast AND Accurate (February 21, 2002, at ILW.com)
INS Reforms Must Be Part of National ID Card (November 7, 2001, at ILW.com)
Involuntary Migrants Face Harsh Consequences of Immigration Law Reforms (September 25, 2001, at ILW.com)
Bahraini Princess Receives Immigrant Visa in Mexico (September 20, 2001, at ILW.com)
Magana-Pizano v. INS and Relief from Removal (August 21, 2000, at ILW.com)
Beltran-Tirado v.INS, 213 F.3d 1179 (9th Cir. May 31, 2000)
Detention and Bond Published in AILA’s 12th Annual California Chapters Conference Handbook. (October 1999)