Born in 1977, Dawn C. Sequeira attended undergraduate school at American University where she received her Bachelor of Science Degree in 2001. She attended law school at American University, Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. where she obtained her Juris Doctor in 2007.
Upon becoming a lawyer, Dawn immediately began litigating cases in Immigration Court located within the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, Los Angeles, and New York City. It was then that she became intimately familiar with the processes involved in the evaluation and handling of Immigration Law cases from the perspective of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Executive Office for Immigration Review.
Dawn has successfully represented individuals and corporations before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, The Administrative Appeals Office, the U.S. Department of State, the Executive Office for Immigration Review, and the Board of Immigration Appeals. In 2015, Dawn took the knowledge and experience she had gained with her to open her own immigration law firm.
Dawn is admitted to the New York Bar (2008) and the District of Columbia Bar (2009). Dawn licensed to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court. She is a member of the New York State Bar and the District of Columbia Bar. She is a member of the Federal Bar Association and the Immigration and Human Rights Committee of the International Law Section of the D.C. Bar. In January, 2016, Dawn was selected as Vice Chair of the Immigration and Human Rights Committee of the International Law Section of the D.C. Bar. She is also a member of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International.
With more than six years of experience contributing to legal initiatives on behalf of immigration law firms, hospitals and the federal government, Dawn has a reputation for being a lawyer who goes the distance to get the best possible outcome for clients and deliver "winning immigration strategies." Dawn's legal practice is concentrated in the areas of naturalization, employment-based visas, nonimmigrant and immigrant visas.