Having lost its war on sanctuary cities, ICE is placing all its bets on racist electoral stunts. One month away from the election, DHS leadership has determined that rogue agency has a role to play with thinly veiled pro-trumpism propaganda. It’s unlawful of course, and it will only backfire.
Immigrant day laborers pay more in US taxes than Donald Trump has in 10 years. A timely reminder that immigrants are essential, Donald Trump is not.
Over 100 Public Health & Worker Safety Voices Call on Governors to Stop Denying Pandemic Assistance to Immigrants
On Monday, public health and worker safety experts delivered a message to state Governors, and to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo: Stop the illogical exclusion of undocumented immigrants from pandemic assistance if you want to save lives. As the pandemic reaches 6 months since businesses were forced to shutter, experts are raising the alarm about Governors leaving out enormous segments of the population.
Since it was first formed, we have been fighting to kick ICE out of Los Angeles with every tool at our disposal, and we applaud the Sheriff’s decision to finally make good on the promise that got him elected. ICE is a rogue federal agency that has stoked racism and conjured imaginary threats in a failed attempt to justify its existence. Fortunately, its dangerous deployment of propaganda has backfired in Los Angeles county, and we have built a consensus that sees ICE for what it really is: a menace to society.
As DHS abuses are exposed in Portland, and reports of deadly conditions continue in ICE detention camps, groups in Massachusetts and Connecticut are calling on their representatives in Congress to take immediate action to prevent more harm, and cut off all funds in the region to the nativist Sheriff of Bristol County, MA – Thomas Hodgson – in order to protect the lives of people in his and DHS custody.
As we come up upon the one-year mark since the racist violence we witnessed in El Paso, Texas, and in Mississippi last year, families and community leaders are making a call to action to stand up against white supremacy and xenophobia in all its forms.
In response to a new phase of Donald Trump’s war on cities, NDLON Co-Executive Director Pablo Alvarado made the following statement:
In response to the U.S. Supreme Court denying the Trump Administration’s request to review California’s sanctuary state law, the CA Values Act (DeLeon SB54), NDLON campaign director Salvador G Sarmiento made the following statement:
In response to the extrajudicial murder of Mr. George Floyd and nationwide protests calling for an end to police violence, NDLON Co-Executive Director, Pablo Alvarado made the following statement:
The Los Alamitos City Council tonight voted to repeal its ordinance that claimed the city is exempt from the California Values Act, also known as the “sanctuary state” law and SB54.