Immigration-Law Articles by Joseph Reina

Mr. Reina has authored over thirty published articles on American immigration law.
TITLE AND CITE (as of August 1, 2011, 32 articles)

1. Waivers of Misrepresentation or Fraud in Procuring Visa or Entry, The Waivers Book – Advanced Issues in Immigration Law Practice, 103  (2011).

2. To Your License

“Hang on ^For Dear Life!”  Zealous Representation Before an Increasingly Hostile Agency, AILA Texas Chapter Winter Conference, (Nov. 2009).

3. Advanced Removal Issues: Dealing with the Thorny Problems, AILA Texas Chapter Winter Conference, (Nov. 2009).

4. Navigating the Flooding Waters of Exclusion Swallowing the Isthmi to Lawful Residence, 2009-10 Immigration & Nationality Law Handbook 503.

5. Coming to America:  The “Immigration Dartboard” A Graphic Presentation of Immigrant and Nonimmigrant Avenues into the United States, 14 Bender’s Immigration Bulletin 672 (June 1, 2009).

6. Divorce in the Immigration Context, State Bar of Texas, Texas College for Judicial Studies, Advanced Family Law Seminar and Boot Camp, (Aug. 2008).

7. Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions:  What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You, State Bar of Texas, 34th Annual Criminal Law Course and Criminal Law Boot Camp, (July 28–31, 2008).

8. Becoming a Permanent Resident of the United States:  Consular Processing vs. Adjustment of Status, State Bar of Texas Immigration Law Institute, (Feb. 28–29, 2008).

9. Navigating the Immigration Maze, University of Texas School of Law, 31st Annual Conference on Immigration and Nationality Law, (Oct. 17–19, 2007). 

10. Don’t Tread on Me—Again:  Reentry After Removal, 2007–08 Immigration & Nationality Law Handbook 471.

11. Immigration Issues in Family and Juvenile Practice, State Bar of Texas, Texas College for Judicial Studies, Advanced Family Law Seminar, (April 23–27, 2007).

12. Consular Processing Around the Deportation and Unlawful Presence Grounds of Inadmissibility in Changing Times, State Bar of Texas Immigration Law Institute, (Feb. 22–23, 2007).

13. Adjustment of Status vs. Consular Processing, University of Texas School of Law, 30th Annual Conference on Immigration and Nationality Law, (Oct. 2006).

14. Immigration Issues and Children, National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild, (2006).

15. Four Common Grounds of Inadmissibility/Waivers, University of Texas School of Law, 29th Annual Conference on Immigration and Nationality Law, (Sept. 21–23, 2005).

16. Love and Marriage Run Amuck:  Where Family and Immigration Law Meet, State Bar of Texas, Texas College For Judicial Studies, Advanced Family Law Seminar, (Aug. 9–12, 2004).

17. Navigating the Minefield of Unlawful Presence, State Bar of Texas Immigration Law Course, (May 6–7, 2004).

18. Waivers in Removal Proceedings—Fighting the “Decline of Discretion,” AILA Texas Chapter Winter Conference, (Nov. 2003).

19. Immigration Lawyers on a Tightrope:  Balancing the Duty Toward the Truth and to One’s Client, University of Texas School of Law, 27th Annual Conference on Immigration and Nationality Law, (Oct. 15–17, 2003).

20. “Hyperequities” II:  The Removal Case in Detention, University of Texas School of Law, 27th Annual Conference on Immigration and Nationality Law, (Oct. 15–17, 2003).

21. Understanding Family-Based Immigration, State Bar of Texas, State Bar College “Summer School 2003,” (July 24–26, 2003). 

22. Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions, Criminal Defense Lawyers Project, “A Day in the Life of a Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer,” (July 25, 2003).

23. Distinguishing Characteristics:  How to Set Yourself Apart From the Pack, 29 Solo & Small Firm Workbook, published by The Texas Lawyer, June 9, 2003.

24. Understanding Family-Based Immigration, State Bar of Texas Immigration Law Course, (May 8–9, 2003).

25. Walking a Tightrope or the Plank:  Balancing the Duty Toward the Truth and to One’s Client, State Bar of Texas Immigration Law Course, (May 8–9, 2003).

26. Walking a Tightrope or the Plank?  Immigration Issues for the Employment Lawyer After September 11, 2001, State Bar of Texas High Tech Litigation, (Feb. 20–21, 2003).

27. “Hyperequities”:  212(c) and Cancellation of Removal After Matter of Jean, 7 Bender’s Immigration Bulletin 1549 (Dec. 15, 2002).

28. Adjustment of Status vs. Consular Processing, University of Texas School of Law, 25th Annual Conference on Immigration and Nationality Law, (Oct. 10–12, 2001).

29. Legislators Must Look to the Past Before Changing Immigration Laws, THE Texas Lawyer, Oct. 8, 2001.

30. “Advocacy Note:  A Report from the Trenches,” 4 Bender’s Immigration Bulletin 925 (Sept. 15, 1999).

31. Walking a Tightrope or a Plank? Immigration Issues the Employment Lawyers, South Texas College of Law, Employment and Labor Law Course, (July 15-16 1999).

32. Knock, Knock! Who’s There? Part Two: Immigration And Naturalization, University of Houston Law Foundation, Employment Law for Lawyers and Human Resource Professionals, (Nov. , 1997).