Asonye & Associates Team
Christina has extensive experience in immigration law, primarily in family-based immigration and removal defense. During law school, Christina participated in her law school's immigrant and human rights clinic, where she represented non-citizens before the Immigration Court in Orlando, Florida. After graduating law school, Christina continued to represent immigrants in removal proceedings at various private firms in Maryland. While in private practice, Christina advocated before the Board of Immigration Appeals to recognize "prosecutorial witnesses" as a proposed social group in Matter of H-L-S-A-. Christina has also served as an immigration consultant to the Office of the Federal Public Defender for the District of Maryland on federal re-entry cases as well as collaborated with the Office of the Public Defender's Post Conviction Unit.
Sedenia Johnson is the Officer Manager at Asonye & Associates. She has earned her Associates in Applied Science with her major as a Paralegal from Northwestern College in 2009. Sedenia is currently a member of Alpha Beta Gamma, a Business Honor Society.
She currently assists all staff members with various legal tasks and other administrative duties. Sedenia dedicates herself to the law firm of Asonye & Associates and continues to enhance her life activities and education.
Zohaib Mevawalla is a Law Clerk at Asonye & Associates. He is a third-year law student at Chicago-Kent College of Law where he serves as the Submissions Editor for the Journal of Intellectual Property Law. Zohaib is also on the executive committee for the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association and the Muslim Law Society Association. Zohaib has over five years of corporate immigration experience. He also has experience drafting petitions for asylum seekers, domestic abuse victims, and special immigrant juveniles.
Dan is a Law Clerk at Asonye & Associates. He is currently enrolled at Southern Illinois University School of Law where he is a member of the law school's Law Journal as well as a member of the school's Moot Court team.
Dan is also civically engaged having organized voter registration drives and public demonstrations. From 2018-2020, Dan was an aide to the Mayor of Chicago's political team. Beginning in June 2021, Dan served as the First Vice President of the Young Democrats of Illinois.