Background about the DALE Campaign

Since day one of the Biden Administration, NDLON day laborer centers and workers’ rights organizations called for immediate use of existing executive authority to protect immigrant workers – by stopping deportations and granting work authorization – for those who denounce workplace abuse, those who continued working through the pandemic and other disasters, and those who…

Alabama Factory Used Migrant Child Labor

A shameful display of child labor abuse was recently uncovered in an Alabama Factory, where Central and South American migrant children were not only being hired, but trained to withstand large workloads and long hours. The report by Reuters clearly shows why migrant protections for reporting labor abuse must be put in place by our…

May Day, The Struggle Continues!

Just three days ago, day laborers and worker centers across the country hosted vigils, marches, and other actions to remember fallen colleagues, loved ones and friends, in a moving nationwide commemoration of those who have died from work-related injuries, illness and abuse. Yesterday we honored the fallen, and today and on International Workers Day we…

Respect & Papers on Workers Memorial Day

The past years have brought many challenges – and many losses – for our worker communities. Whether a worker died due to unsafe conditions on the job, physical or mental health causes, suicide or addiction, it is all evidence of this crisis and the failure of the worker protections that should exist. For that reason,…

Community Win, Vithea Yung’s ICE Detainer was Dropped!

Last week, the ICE out of California coalition held a successful rally for the VISION Act and to Free Vithea in front of the LA County Board of Supervisors building. Shortly after the rally, the coalition was informed that Vithea Yung’s ICE detainer was dropped and his deportation will NOT be pursued! Anoop Prasad, Vithea’s lawyer with the Asian…