ICE’s Attempts to Normalize Immigration Raids Must be Challenged at Every Turn

On Friday, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) issued a press statement acknowledging that they detained more than 160 individuals during immigrations on Thursday February 9th 2017. This statement comes as ICE agents repeatedly attempted to counter claims made by immigration advocates and lawyers regarding the arrests of “over 100 immigrants” through home raids in several cities in southern California.

NDLON Responds to Confirmation of Jeff Sessions as US Attorney General

For Immediate Release // Please Excuse Cross Posting February 8th, 2017 Contact: Armando Carmona, 323-250-3018; armando@ndlon.org; NDLON Responds to Confirmation of Jeff Sessions as US Attorney General Los Angeles, CA – On Wednesday, Jeff Sessions was confirmed as Attorney General of the United States amidst widespread controversy regarding his history of advocating against civil rights,…

Trump Issues “Call to Action” Asking Local Police to Report Undocumented Immigrants

For Immediate Release // Please Excuse Cross Posting February 8, 2016 Contact: Armando Carmona, 323-250-3018 armando@ndlon.org Trump Issues “Call to Action” Asking Local Police to Report Undocumented Immigrants “They are taking away our weapons, one by one…  We have to give you the weapons you need.” Los Angeles, CA — On Wednesday, in a speech…

BREAKING: In Face of Trump’s Threats, California is Doubling Down- Not Backing Down- on Sanctuary protections

For Immediate Release // Excuse Cross Posting // January 31st 2017 Contact: Armando Carmona, 323-250-3018; armando@ndlon.org; BREAKING: In Face of Trump’s Threats, California is Doubling Down- Not Backing Down- on Sanctuary protections Landmark Legislation (SB54) Makes First Significant Step Forward Los Angeles, CA – On Tuesday morning, California Senate Bill 54 (SB54) was debated in…

NDLON Responds to President Trump’s Executive Action on Interior Enforcement: “¡Ni Un Paso Atrás!”

For Immediate Release // Please Excuse Cross Posting // Available Online Here January 25, 2017 Contact: Armando Carmona, 323-250-3018; armando@ndlon.org; NDLON Responds to President Trump’s Executive Action on Interior Enforcement: “¡Ni Un Paso Atrás!” In reaction to the Executive Order on interior enforcement released today by President Donald Trump, NDLON Executive Director Pablo Alvarado issued…

Past as Prologue: The fight against the next Deporter-in-Chief must take place from the bottom up

For Immediate Release // Please Excuse Cross Posting January 21, 2017 Contact: Armando Carmona, 323-250-3018; armando@ndlon.org; Past as Prologue:  The fight against the next Deporter-in-Chief must take place from the bottom up Los Angeles, CA – As President Donald J. Trump is sworn into office, immigrant rights activists and people all over the country are…

Coalition Provides Blueprint on How LA County Should Protect Immigrants

For Immediate Release // Please Excuse Cross Posting January 10, 2017 Contact: Armando Carmona, 323-250-3018; armando@ndlon.org; Coalition Provides Blueprint on How LA County Should Protect Immigrants Groups Release Conclusions of Report on LASD Practices & Call on Sheriff and County Supervisors to Not Be Complicit in Trump’s Deportation Efforts Los Angeles, CA — On Tuesday,…

Interfaith and Community Leaders Convene a Posada To Seek Protection For Immigrants

For Immediate release // Media Advisory for December 22nd 2016 Contact: The Rev. Francisco Garcia, fgarcia608@gmail.com; Guillermo Torres, gtorres@gmail.com; Armando Carmona, 323-250-3018; armando@ndlon.org; Interfaith and Community Leaders Convene a Posada To Seek Protection For Immigrants Los Angeles, CA– On Thursday evening, Interfaith leaders from across Los Angeles will convene an interfaith posada, to walk together in prayer…

Interfaith Leaders Commit to Provide Sanctuary for immigrants; Urge Government, Community, and Other Faith Leaders to Join Effort

For immediate release // Media Advisory for December 21st 2016 Contact: The Rev. Francisco Garcia, fgarcia608@gmail.com; Guillermo Torres, gtorres@gmail.com; Armando Carmona, 323-250-3018; armando@ndlon.org; Interfaith Leaders Commit to Provide Sanctuary for immigrants; Urge Government, Community, and Other Faith Leaders to Join Effort   Los Angeles, CA– On Wednesday morning, December 21st interfaith leaders from across Los…