5th Circuit Holds Mississippi Lacks Standing to Challenge Obama Administration’s DACA Program

For Immediate Release April 7, 2015Contact: Salvador G. Sarmiento, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org, 202-746-2099 5th Circuit Holds Mississippi Lacks Standing to Challenge Obama Administration’s DACA Program Court Finds Injury to the State is “Purely Speculative” in Ruling That Has Implications for Upcoming Decision in Texas v. United States Los Angeles, CA–In reaction to today’s 5th Circuit decision unanimously affirming…

Immigrant Rights Groups to Hold Concert & Rally in Front of Private Incarceration Facility

For Immediate Release // Excuse Cross Postings // Please ForwardContact: Claudia Bautista, 310-909-3917, cbautista@ndlon.org Immigrant Rights Groups to Hold Concert & Rally in Front of Private Incarceration Facility “Chant Down the Walls” is Concert, Community Gathering, and Creative Protest What: Concert with Los Jornaleros del Norte (and surprise guests) & Rally to Stop DeportationsWhen: Sunday,…

NDLON REACTION TO ICE DIRECTOR SALDAÑA’s “AMEN” COMMENTS ABOUT UNCONSTITUTIONAL DEPORTATION POLICY

For Immediate Release // Please excuse cross-posting March 20, 2015Contact: SG Sarmiento, 202-746-2099 NDLON STATEMENT IN REACTION TO ICE DIRECTOR SALDAÑA’s “AMEN” COMMENTS ABOUT UNCONSTITUTIONAL DEPORTATION POLICY (Los Angeles, CA)—Today, ICE Director Sarah Saldaña issued a press release attempting to clarify her position on ICE’s unconstitutional practice that compelled police to detain immigrants. During yesterday’s House Oversight hearing, Rep. Mulvaney asked Saldaña if she…

As Bristol Sheriff Grand Stands, Law Enforcement State-wide Put on Notice About Potential Liability

PRESS RELEASEContact: Salvador Sarmiento, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org As Bristol Sheriff Grand Stands, Law Enforcement State-wide Put on Notice About Potential Liability of Submitting to ICE Requests Immigrants groups confront Bristol Sheriff about anti-immigrant policies, warn of recent court rulings against detainers prompted by S-Comm Boston, MA, July 25, 2014 — On Thursday, immigrant and civil rights groups…

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Is Jeh Johnson Anti-Immigrant?

Is the President’s nominee to lead the Department of Homeland Security anti-immigrant? The truth is that nobody knows.  Nobody has bothered to ask. Here’s what we do know: Jeh Johnson comes from the Pentagon; he has little experience with the issue of immigration; and he favors legislative (as opposed to administrative) changes to the immigration…