Gowdy/Goodlatte “Safe Act” is Dangerous Arizonification of the US

  Gowdy/Goodlatte “Unsafe Act” is Wreckless Arizonification of the US Backwards Bill is Unconstitutional Attempt to Turn Every Law Enforcer into an Arpaio   06.06.2013 – Washington, DC In response to the introduction of the “Safe Act” by Reps. Gowdy and Goodlatte, Pablo Alvarado, executive director of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network issued the following…

Chicago Hispanic Newspaper, Lawndale News, Hispanic Bilingual Newspapers, Su Noticiero Bilingue » ‘Not one more!’

A group of undocumented Chicagoans were arrested Wednesday morning outside the Hilton Hotel for blocking the morning rush hour to denounce the President’s, health who is in town for a fundraiser event, treat ‘inhumane’ approach to immigration laws. Protestors, representing Undocumented Illinois, Immigrant Youth Justice League, Latino Youth Action League of DuPa…

Day Laborers Call for Passage of Polis-Chu “No More Arpaio’s” Amendment to Defund Failed 287(g) Program

The National Day Laborer Organizing Network (“NDLON”) applauds Congressman Polis and Congresswoman Chu’s appropriations amendment, which would defund the failed 287(g) immigration program, ending the infamous deportation program once and for all.

“The fact that the White House is still requesting money for 287g is frankly an unreported scandal,” explains NDLON’s executive director, Pablo Alvarado. “Even Joe Arpaio himself now acknowledges that the program leads to profiling.   At this point, the only ones defending the 287g program are the Heritage Foundation and the Minutemen.  Congress can show its commitment to immigration reform by saving the taxpayers the expense of program which imperils public safety and violates civil rights.” 

Two-day fast demands end to deportations – Catholic Sentinel – Portland, OR

Portland’s two-day portion of a national fast, medical “Not one more deportation, look ” was held Thursday and today at St. Andrew Church.  Fasters will break their hunger strike today at 5 p.m. The fast demands that President Obama immediately suspend all deportations, and that Democrats and Republicans pass immigration reform that is inclusive of the 11 m…

¿Apoyar o No Apoyar? Opinión Sobre la Reforma de Inmigración debajo de un vehículo de la Patrulla Fronteriza

El 17 de febrero, online policías locales aplicaron la ley racista SB 1070 y llamaron a la patrulla fronteriza; un padre de seis hijos fue llevado bajo custodia en Tucson, Arizona. Siendo testigo de una separación de familia, case yo espontáneamente corrí hacia el vehículo de la Patrulla Fronteriza y me metí debajo de ella…

National Fast to Stop Deportations Comes to Portland

Day Laborers, Domestic Workers, Families Facing Deportation and Faith Leaders Join National

WHAT: Press Conference and beginning of a two-day fast and programming

WHO: day laborers, domestic workers, faith leaders, Voz Worker Rights, National Day Labor

Organizing Network, St Andrew Catholic Church, American Friends Service Committee, Interfaith

Movement for Immigrant Justice, Oregon Dream Activist, Portland Central America Solidarity