Day laborers are claiming victory after the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday denied the city’s request to reconsider a circuit court ruling that struck down its solicitation ordinance. The law, which was overturned, made it illegal for day laborers to request work from motorists while standing on the sidewalk. “We’re very happy that the court has
This bill reforms the impact of S-Comm in California. S-Comm has been devastating to immigrant communities. It also has not made anyone safer. Instead, mind S-Comm destroys TRUST between immigrant communities and local police, and unfairly burdens local governments.
The TRUST Act brings national attention to the movement, spearheaded by NDLON, to “uncover the truth” about this dangerous program. The Governors of Illinois, Massachusetts, and New York all announced last Spring that they demand to “opt out” out of S-Comm as a whole. California also must push back against this deeply flawed program.
This reform is needed more than ever because California is leading the country in the number of deportations under this program. But together, we can turn California into “leader” in challenging these deportations
Una larga batalla legal llegó el martes a su fin cuando la Suprema Corte de Justicia de Estados Unidos rechazó una apelación en una demanda que prohibía a los jornaleros a reunirse en las aceras de las calles para buscar trabajo. Los triunfadores fueron los jornaleros porque el fallo judicial avaló el derecho de los trabajadores de las esqu
Thanks to Will Coley for Recording Audio at our 2012 National Assembly.
IMMIGRANT RIGHTS LEADERS FROM ACROSS NATION RALLY TO PROTEST SHERIFF BACA’S IMMIGRATION POLICY AND TO PROMOTE GROUNDBREAKING LEGISLATION: “RESTORE TRUST IN LAW ENFORCEMENT. STOP THE ARIZONiFICATION OF CALIFORNIA: END S-COMM” Who: Over 200 Immigrant rights leaders and day laborers from across the country, including key leaders from Arizona, Alabama, and Georgia What: Rally…