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Sarah D. Monty-Arnoni

Sarah D. Monty-Arnoni

also known as Sarah D. Monty-Arnoni, Sarah Dee Monty

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About Me

Sarah is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law. She is the leader of the immigration practice group for Monty & Ramirez, practicing exclusively in the area of U.S. immigration and naturalization law. She counsels employers in all aspects of employment-based immigration, including non-immigrant and immigrant visas, permanent residency, citizenship, policy development and compliance with the ever-increasing regulations applicable to both U.S. employers and the foreign nationals whom they employ.


Sarah's work accomplishments include:

  • Managing teams overseeing immigration programs and submissions of multiple corporations

  • Representing clients in strategic analysis and submission of complex Nonimmigrant Employment Visa Petitions to USCIS

  • Advising management and human resources professionals on immigration consequences of personnel actions

  • Representing clients before the USCIS in submission of Nonimmigrant Family-Based Petitions

  • Assisting clients in the development of in-house immigration policy and programs for purposes of compliance, faster processing time and cost savings

  • Preparing clients abroad for U.S. Consulate interviews, including strategic planning for overcoming grounds of inadmissability

  • Representing clients in LIFE Legalization, Adjustment of Status and Naturalization applications to USCIS

  • Representing clients in Removal Hearings before the EOIR

  • Representing Asylum Clients before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

  • Preparing and submitting VAWA Petitions to USCIS


Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1998

  1. Immigration: 100%
    16 years

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Contact Info

Monty & Ramirez, LLP

150 West Parker Road
Third Floor
Houston, TX, 77076



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199808/25/2015

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Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Board Certified - Immigration and Nationality LawTexas Board of Legal Specialization2013
Award of Excellence in Texas PracticeAmerican Society for Training & DevelopmentN/A
Cali Award of ExcellenceAmjur Award in Criminal LawN/A

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Leading Immigration AttorneyMonty & Ramirez, LLP2003 - Present
Solo-PractitionerThe Law Office of Sarah D. Monty1998 - 2003


Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Neighborhood Centers, Inc.Volunteer AttorneyN/A
Associated Catholic CharitiesVolunteer AttorneyN/A


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Thurgood Marshall School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
University of Texas System, El PasoEducationBS - Bachelor of Science1982

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Radio ProgramTemas InmigratoriasN/A
Immigration TalkImmigration IssuesN/A
Guadalajara Investor ConferenceBusiness ImmigrationN/A