Mateo Gasparotto joined the ACLU of Virginia in July 2017. He is an alumnus of Virginia Commonwealth University holds a B.A. in Political Science and a B.S. in Physics. His inexplicable career has taken him down many roads, including the Department of Homeland Security and Commonwealth Catholic Charities. He supports the work of the Legal and Public Policy departments through analysis, field work, and research. He is responsible for providing staff with the information they need to continue the fight for civil liberties, whether it is locating plaintiffs for litigation or combing through detention data to expose irregularities in detention practices. Now more than ever, his primary passion lies in supporting immigrants’ rights.
Virginia should legalize marijuana.