Yesenia Villalpando-Torres

Position title: Project Assistant


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Master of Social Work student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. As a DACA beneficiary herself, she has first-hand experience with how the immigration system impacts undocumented communities. In 2021, Yesenia applied for Advance Parole through an educational program and had the opportunity to return to Mexico after 21 years. Professionally, Yesenia is a Bilingual Social Worker at Dane County’s Immigration Affairs Office where she directly serves immigrant and refugee populations.