Following the announcement of Ron Klain’s departure as White House Chief of Staff, Pablo Alvarado released the following statement:
The Biden administration is being awfully quiet about a remarkable thing it just did — a game-changing decision that promises to make workplaces safer and fairer for all workers by protecting immigrants from the employers who abuse and exploit them.
In response to today’s announcement of a new workers rights policy by the US Department of Homeland Security, workers rights organizations from the Blue Ribbon Commission on Immigrant Work released the statements below, and held a virtual press call to respond to the new immigrant whistleblower policy.
Ahead of a scheduled visit to the US border and a meeting in Mexico with President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, President Biden announced plans to expand the Trump-era Title 42 policy and the use of expedited removal of Venezuelan, Nicaraguan, Cuban, and Haitian migrants at the US-Mexico border.
LA-based high-road garment center and store Suay Sew Shop, and NDLON have joined forces to launch a collaborative campaign to uplift the importance of all forms of manual skilled labor, and raise funds for advocacy efforts in support of low wage workers in the United States.
On the 3-year mark of the ICE workplace raids in Mississippi, which took place on August 7 2019, the Immigrant Alliance for Justice & Equity of Mississippi (IAJE of MS) released the following statement (more background below), from Executive Director and founder Lorena Quiroz
In response to Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s order targeting immigrants across the state, NDLON Campaign Director SG Sarmiento released the following statement:
In response to today’s announcement of a new workers rights policy by the US Department of Labor, groups from the Blue Ribbon Commission on Immigrant Work released the following statements below, with additional background at bottom, and plan to host a national press call on Thursday, July 7.
In response to ICE Acting Director Tae Johnson testimony before the House Appropriations DHS Subcommittee, NDLON Campaign Director Salvador G Sarmiento released the following statement
City of Jackson & Civil Rights Leaders Unite at Historical Mississippi Civil Rights Site to Call on DHS to Immediate Release Victim of ICE Raids
On Monday morning, civil rights and city leaders held a “Unity Press Conference” at the historic Masonic Lodge in Jackson to send a message directly to U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to immediately release Ms. Lladi Ambrocio, a victim of ICE’s infamous 2019 raids, and to address the harms caused by ICE’s targeting of workers.