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Dayana Elvira Torres

Dayana is a campus leader and was recently selected to be the incoming President of Mason Dreamers. She’s involved with DREAMers of Virginia who worked closely with Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring to help push for Virginia in-state tuition for undocumented students. She works to build coalitions amongst a diverse set of stakeholders in the immigrant movement and is very involved in campus organizing. Last summer, Dayana lobbied Congress for comprehensive immigration reform and is currently working on a range of initiatives. She moved here from Colombia in 2003 when she was 9 years old. She graduated high school in 2012 and was recognized as a National Hispanic Recognition Scholar by the College Board.