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Cynthia Juárez Lange


Cynthia Juárez Lange is a senior fellow at Brigham Young University's International Center for Law and Religion Studies, representing the center and Latter-day Saint Charities at the Organization of American States in Washington, DC. She has almost 40 years of experience in international immigration law in leadership, strategic growth, and advising international organizations on global mobility programs. She began her career at the U.S. Department of Justice as a United Immigration and Naturalization Service trial attorney in the Attorney General Honors Program. Cynthia was also a long-time adjunct professor at Southwestern University School of Law, where she taught for 18 years. She is a thought leader in the industry and dedicates much of her time to pro bono work. She has been a board member of both the National Immigration Law Center (NILC), the nation’s leading organization dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of low-income immigrants in the United States, and of the NILC Immigrant Justice Fund. Lange is a member of the Working Group on Displaced Persons and Hospitality to the Stranger, part of the Culture of Encounter Project.