Since it was first formed, we have been fighting to kick ICE out of Los Angeles with every tool at our disposal, and we applaud the Sheriff’s decision to finally make good on the promise that got him elected. ICE is a rogue federal agency that has stoked racism and conjured imaginary threats in a failed attempt to justify its existence. Fortunately, its dangerous deployment of propaganda has backfired in Los Angeles county, and we have built a consensus that sees ICE for what it really is: a menace to society.
As DHS abuses are exposed in Portland, and reports of deadly conditions continue in ICE detention camps, groups in Massachusetts and Connecticut are calling on their representatives in Congress to take immediate action to prevent more harm, and cut off all funds in the region to the nativist Sheriff of Bristol County, MA – Thomas Hodgson – in order to protect the lives of people in his and DHS custody.
As we come up upon the one-year mark since the racist violence we witnessed in El Paso, Texas, and in Mississippi last year, families and community leaders are making a call to action to stand up against white supremacy and xenophobia in all its forms.
In response to a new phase of Donald Trump’s war on cities, NDLON Co-Executive Director Pablo Alvarado made the following statement:
In response to the U.S. Supreme Court denying the Trump Administration’s request to review California’s sanctuary state law, the CA Values Act (DeLeon SB54), NDLON campaign director Salvador G Sarmiento made the following statement:
In response to the extrajudicial murder of Mr. George Floyd and nationwide protests calling for an end to police violence, NDLON Co-Executive Director, Pablo Alvarado made the following statement:
The Los Alamitos City Council tonight voted to repeal its ordinance that claimed the city is exempt from the California Values Act, also known as the “sanctuary state” law and SB54.
New Jersey Essential & Excluded Workers Caravan Ask State Leaders: “What About Us? – ¿Y Nosotros Que?
On Wednesday morning, New Jersey immigrant day laborers, worker centers and allies led over 50 cars in a “COVID-safe car protest” demanding Governor Murphy and state leaders provide emergency assistance to immigrant workers and families. Encircling the statehouse with banners on their cars reading “What About Us? — ¿Y Nosotros Que?” the groups call on state lawmakers to reject and address bigotry in the state and the exclusion of NJ immigrants from emergency relief.
In response to Gov. Cuomo’s statements that he will look to the Trump administration on whether to support undocumented workers and families, NDLON Co-Director Nadia Marin-Molina made the following statements.
On May 1, across the United States caravans of “essential and excluded workers” called on their mayors and governors to reject and address the racist exclusion of millions of undocumented workers and families in the federal stimulus bill.