Torres, Leani Garcia

Leani García Torres is the State & Local Policy Manager at New American Economy (NAE), a bipartisan research and advocacy organization making the economic case for smart, sensible immigration policies in cities, states, and nationally. At NAE, she is responsible for managing and expanding the organization's state-level policy portfolio and advocacy efforts. Leani has more than seven years of experience working on policy initiatives across the United States, Latin America, and the Caribbean. She holds an MA from New York University's Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies and a BA in Political Science from California State University, Long Beach.