Complaint From Immigrant Workers and NDLON Leads to OSHA Investigation and $100,000 Fine for Serious Safety and Health Violations

For Immediate Release August 2, 2016 Contact: Armando Carmona, armando@ndlon.org, (323) 250-3018   Complaint From Immigrant Workers and NDLON Leads to OSHA Investigation and $100,000 Fine for Serious Safety and Health Violations   Houston, TX – On Monday, August 1st 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced that they will fine Houston tortilla…

NDLON Welcomes Xochi Flores as its First-Ever Associate Director

For Immediate Release
 // Please Excuse Cross Postings // Available Online HereJuly 13, 2016
Contact: Armando Carmona, armando@ndlon.org, (323) 250-3018 NDLON Welcomes Xochi Flores as its First-Ever Associate Director Activist, Artist & Popular Educator Brings Wealth of Leadership Experience to Help Guide Organization at Crucial Time    Los Angeles, CA — This week, The National Day…

Immigrant Youth Join Day Laborers to Protest Pres. Obama’s Response to Supreme Court Ruling

For Immediate Release
 //Tuesday, June 24, 2016Contact: Armando Carmona, armando@ndlon.org, (323) 250-3018 Immigrant Youth Join Day Laborers to Protest Pres. Obama’s Response to Supreme Court Ruling   Palo Alto, CA–On Friday morning, immigrant youth joined a group of day laborers at Stanford University to protest President Obama’s response to the Supreme Court decision in U.S.…

Day Laborer Network Reaction to President Obama Speech

For Immediate Release //June 23, 2016Contact: Armando Carmona, armando@ndlon.org, (323) 250-3018 Day Laborer Network Reaction to President Obama Speech Los Angeles, CA — In response to President Obama’s remarks this morning about US v. Texas, Pablo Alvarado, Executive Director of NDLON, issued the following statement: “President Obama’s response to the impasse in the Supreme Court…

Federal Prosecutor Drops Criminal Charge Against Portland Day Labor Leader, Attention Turns to ICE as Coalition Pledges to Stop His Deportation and Prevent Criminalization of other Migrants

For Immediate Release
 // June 17, 2016Contact: Armando Carmona, armando@ndlon.org, (323) 250-3018Romeo Sosa, VOZ Workers’ Rights Education Project, romeo@portlandvoz.org Federal Prosecutor Drops Criminal Charge Against Portland Day Labor Leader, Attention Turns to ICE as Coalition Pledges to Stop His Deportation and Prevent Criminalization of other Migrants *** Portland Community Leaders to host Father’s Day Press…

Ecuadorian Immigrants to Converge in Washington DC as Consensus Grows for “TPS FOR ECUADOR”

Press ADVISORY  Contact: Jorge Torres, 203-278-2729; Armando Carmona, armando@ndlon.org, (323) 250-3018 Ecuadorian Immigrants to Converge in Washington DC as Consensus Grows for “TPS FOR ECUADOR” This week, Senators Booker & Menendez joined the 32 members of Congress calling for Temporary Protective Status (TPS) for Ecuadorians in the US after devastating earthquake in Ecuador What: TPS…

Construction Company Convicted of Manslaughter sets “Historic Precedent” for Workplace Safety Regulations

For Immediate Release
 //June 10, 2016
Contact: Gonzalo Mercado, gmercado@ndlon.org Construction Company Convicted of “Manslaughter” sets “Historic Precedent” for Workplace Safety Regulations Los Angeles, CA — On Friday, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. announced the conviction of HARCO CONSTRUCTION LLC (“HARCO”) for “recklessly causing the death of a 22-year-old construction worker, Carlos Moncayo, by…

100+ Organizations Call for Independent Inquiry into Leaks about Immigration Raids

For Immediate Release
 // June 9, 2016
Contact: Armando Carmona, armando@ndlon.org, (323) 250-3018 100+ Organizations Call for Independent Inquiry into Leaks about Immigration Raids Los Angeles, CA — On Thursday, over 100 organizations signed onto a letter to President Obama demanding an independent inquiry into government leaks about ICE raids targeting Central American refugees. The raids…

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CNN’s ‘Ride-Along’ with ICE is Not Journalism, its Anti-Immigrant Propaganda

CNN’s choice to do a ride-along with ICE is lamentable.The media should be independent of the politically and economically powerful so that the media can provide us, the people, with the information necessary to prevent or stop abuses of the powerful against the powerless. Unfortunately, CNN’s ride-along can betray its own role as an independent…