NDLON Reaction to Ramped Up Congressional Pressure to Halt Deportations

for immediate release // excuse cross-posting Contact: B. Loewe, NDLON, bloewe@ndlon.org, 773.791.4668     12.05.2013 – Washington, DC In reaction to the 1 pm EST  press conference today in the House Triangle in which Democratic members of Congress are stepping up calls for the President to exercise discretion in immigration enforcement to stop unnecessary deportations, Pablo Alvarado, executive director…

Common-sense immigration reform for Massachusetts? Detainment and driving bills supported at packed Northampton forum | GazetteNet.com

There was roaring applause at First Churches on Monday night when Rebecca Fricke, district aide to state Rep. Ellen Story, read a statement from the Amherst Democrat declaring support for two bills designed to reform immigration policies on the local level. One of those bills is the Trust Act, H.1613, which would prevent individuals released by…

Obama admin hits all-time high on prosecutions for nonviolent immigration offenses — RT USA

“Imagine the president who promised immigration reform in 2008 and now as a result of his own policies, ed two million who would have benefited from that reform have been expelled from the country, ” said B. Loewe, a spokesman for the National Day Laborer Organizing Network, a group that organizes deportation protests. Despite an announcement in Aug…

Obama admin hits all-time high on prosecutions for nonviolent immigration offenses — RT USA

“Imagine the president who promised immigration reform in 2008 and now as a result of his own policies, two million who would have benefited from that reform have been expelled from the country,” said B. Loewe, a spokesman for the National Day Laborer Organizing Network, a group that organizes deportation protests. Despite an announcement in Aug…

Immigrant Rights Activists Temporarily Stall Deportation Bus At Broadview Detention Center (VIDEO) | Progress Illinois

About 50 activists rallied outside the Broadview Detention Center Tuesday afternoon and temporarily stopped a bus filled with undocumented immigrants set to be deported. For about an hour, 12 organizers with Undocumented Illinois formed a human chain by linking arms inside tubes made of PVC pipes in front of the bus and others joined arms around t…