Immigration supporters praise Obama speech

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Supporters of immigration reform praised President Obama's speech Tuesday calling for Congress to act on a "badly broken" system.

Psychologists asked to ban interrogations

WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- The ACLU is asking the American Psychological Association to prohibit its members from participating in coercive interrogations.

ACLU calls for suicide investigation

WASHINGTON, June 1 (UPI) -- The death of a detainee at the U.S. military detention facility at Guantanamo Bay highlights concerns of groups calling for its closure.

ACLU urges Gitmo suicide probe

NEW YORK, May 31 (UPI) -- The American Civil Liberties Union Thursday demanded a probe into the death of a Saudi national held at Guantanamo Bay.

U.S. civil liberties at risk: ACLU chief

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- The head of the American Civil Liberties Union warned Tuesday that U.S. civil liberties were under threat as never before from administration policies.

ACLU urges Congress to 'restore freedoms'

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- The American Civil Liberties Union Thursday called on the new 110th Congress to protect the U.S. Constitution and "restore basic freedoms."

ACLU welcomes Rumsfeld's departure

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- The American Civil Liberties Union Wednesday welcomed Donald Rumsfeld's resignation as U.S. defense secretary.

Scalia among ACLU conference guests

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- The "Stand Up for Freedom" conference of the American Civil Liberties Union in Washington will feature U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, among others.

Voters want terror law safeguards: ACLU

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- New polls demonstrate that voters want Congress be more active in balancing the president's powers to fighting terror, the ACLU said Tuesday.

ACLU blasts Justice Dept. leaks probe

NEW YORK, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- The American Civil Liberties Union Friday criticized a new Justice Department leak probe. The Justice Department announced earlier Friday that it was launching an investigation into the disclosure of a secret National Security Agency domestic eavesdroppin

Documents detail abuse in Iraq

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has released 1,800 pages of documentation on U.S. forces in Iraq interrogation techniques.

Anthony D. Romero is the American executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union.

Romero was born in New York City on July 9, 1965 to Puerto Rican parents Demetrio and Coralie Romero. He was raised in the Bronx.

Romero was the first member of his family to graduate high school. He graduated from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs in 1987 and received a graduate degree from Stanford University Law School. He was a Dinkelspiel Scholar at Stanford University, a Cane Scholar at Princeton, and a National Hispanic Scholar at both institutions.

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