U.S. Immigration Law – Migrant Education – Workers' Rights
Anibal Romero is an attorney and founder of The Romero Firm, an immigration firm specializing in immigration issues and resolutions for the undocumented population in the United States. His dedication as a lawyer in his own firm led him to expand his practice through multiple U.S. cities, currently in Newark, NJ; Jackson Heights, NY; New York, NY; Houston, TX; and Falls Church, VA. In addition to, and while growing his law practice, he volunteered as an immigration counselor at the Ecuadorian Consulates in New York and New Jersey. Romero’s dedication to help the immigrant population throughout the U.S. has led him to develop an educational series for immigrants seeking relief, reassurance, and justice. Romero has built a loyal following on social media, with over 200,000 followers who regularly tune into his online seminars. During these important sessions, Romero helps educate immigrants on essential issues such as workers’ rights, asylum claims, and removal hearings.
Romero started his career as a United States Probation Officer in Albany, New York. He then became an attorney and associate at the Law Firm of Dewey & LeBoeuf in New York City until 2009, when he founded his own firm. Romero was educated at Catholic University of Santiago in Guayaquil in Ecuador. He then received his bachelor’s degree at State University of New York in Buffalo. He also obtained a Master’s in Criminology from State University of New York in Albany. Finally, he was awarded his J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law in Newark, NJ, in 2006. Romero has been widely quoted in dozens of publications including the Washington Post, New York Times, Bloomberg, AP, and USA Today. He has appeared regularly on NBC, CNN, MSNBC, Univision, and Telemundo, and with his clients, profiled on CNN, NBC, ABC, and CBS. CNN won a prestigious Peabody Award for their documentary series, The Hidden Workforce, which included a seminar segment on the Trump Organization employees, whom he represented. Romero’s clients’ personal and legal challenges were also featured in the Univision Spanish documentary entitled, The Secret of Trump’s Housekeepers, which was nominated for an Emmy Award for outstanding investigative journalism.