Staff Counsel and Community Advocate


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Laura Rótolo is staff counsel and community advocate at the ACLU of Massachusetts where she focuses on immigrants’ rights. She joined the ACLU of Massachusetts in 2007, first as a human rights fellow studying immigration detention conditions, and was part of the legal team that challenged the legality of the largest immigration raid in Massachusetts. Currently, Laura develops and works to pass and implement government policies that protect immigrants at the municipal and state levels. As a Latina and an immigrant from Argentina, she advocates within Latinx communities in Massachusetts and appears frequently on Spanish-language news programs.

Laura is a graduate of Tufts University, the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and American University’s Washington College of Law.