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…

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

Committee

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

Committee

Bakersfield mom & US citizen makes desperate attempt to stop husband’s deportation to India

 

Husband’s 110-day detention has devastated family already struggling in wake of wife’s surgery, County’s possible role in deportation draws criticism 
 

Three months after the case of Ruth Montaño, one local mom nearly deported over a trivial complaint about her barking dogs made headlines, another local mother is stepping up to protect her hard-working husband from deportation. 

 
Mariana Parmar, a Bakersfield resident and US citizen, is imploring immigration authorities to cancel the deportation of her husband, Jagmohan Singh, which she recently learned is scheduled for this Wednesday, May 29. The couple, married for over a decade, have three U.S. Citizen children, ages 6, 8, and 10. [A picture of the family is available here.