David Bennion, Executive Director
Before founding Free Migration Project in 2016, David worked as a staff attorney at nonprofit immigration legal services organizations and later managed a solo immigration practice. Originally from Utah, David graduated from New York University School of Law in 2004. David began representing clients in public deportation defense campaigns in 2009. He has provided legal support to undocumented activists participating in organized protest. David has continued to engage in public deportation defense work and provide support to grassroots groups through Free Migration Project.
Adrianna Torres-García, Program Coordinator
Adrianna obtained a Master of Arts in Social Work, Concentration on Social Administration, from The University of Chicago in 2018, and a Baccalaureate of Arts in Psychology from Universidad de Puerto Rico, Río Piedras in 2012. Originally from Puerto Rico, she has an extensive background in social and scientific research, as well as experience in policy and advocacy in nonprofit organizations. She began her involvement in the field of immigration as a Child Advocate for the Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights in Chicago, and as a volunteer for UChicago’s School of Social Service Administration’s End Family Detention Project and the Dilley Pro Bono Project at the South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, Texas.Adrianna is interested in the intersections of policy advocacy, law, research and community organizing as a tool for the empowerment of the immigrant community. Within this work she values the frameworks of intersectional feminism, trauma-informed and decolonial practice.