In practice since 1992, Ann Buwalda founded the law firm, Just Law International, PC, in March 1996, an experienced immigration law firm dealing primarily with U.S. business visas, religious worker visas, family-based petitions, and asylum and refugee cases. Ann is admitted to the Virginia Bar, the Pennsylvania Bar, the Eastern District of Virginia, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth and Fifth Circuits, and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
She has served as adjunct professor teaching Immigration Law at Regent University in 1996 and teaching International Religious Freedom Law in 2011. From 2002-2009 she annually taught Refugee and Human Rights Law as an adjunct professor at Handong International Law School in Korea. Ms. Buwalda has given numerous immigration law presentations for professional associations, and her immigration law related published articles include: Immigration Law and the Church: How to Welcome the Stranger, Legally, Church Law & Tax Report, Nov/Dec 2010, (feature article published by Christianity Today International) and "Strangers Among Us: How Immigration Law Affects the Church," Enlightenment, Spring 2010 (published in "Church & Law: Navigating the Legal Maze" special issue).
From 1991 through the present time, Ms Buwalda has directed Jubilee Campaign USA, focusing on international religious freedom and other human rights issues. The United Theological Seminary of the Asian Christian Ministries conferred an honorary Doctor of Humanities upon Buwalda in May 2006. In 1991 she completed two Master's Degrees at Regent University, one in Public Policy from the School of Government and the other in International/Cross-Cultural Communication. In 1990 Buwalda graduated from Regent University School of Law earning a Juris Doctor and since 2000 has served on the law school's Alumni Board. In 1986 she graduated Summa Cum Laude from Liberty University earning joint majors in Business Administration and Political Science. In 2004, Regent University selected Ms. Buwalda for their first annual Alumni of the Year Award. She has served on the Boards of Trustees of several charitable organizations since the mid-1990s.
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