U.S. Congressman Meets With Deported Father of U.S. Veteran at the U.S.-Mexico Border Wall. Champions Efforts to #BringJoseBack

For Immediate Release // Please Excuse Cross-PostingOctober 11th, 2016
Contact: Armando Carmona, National Day Laborer Organizing Network, armando@ndlon.org, (323) 250-3018 U.S. Congressman Meets With Deported Father of U.S. Veteran at the U.S.-Mexico Border Wall. Champions Efforts to #BringJoseBack San Diego/Long Beach CA – On Sunday afternoon, U.S. Congressman Alan Lowenthal (47th District of CA), Long Beach…

Families of Deportees & Detainees Call on Bill Clinton to Denounce His ‘96 Immigration Law, Join “Bring Jose Back” Petition

For Immediate Release // Please Excuse Cross-Posting // Available Online here September 29, 2016 Contact: Armando Carmona, armando@ndlon.org, (323) 250-3018   Families of Deportees & Detainees Call on Bill Clinton to Denounce His ‘96 Immigration Law, Join “Bring Jose Back” Petition 1996 federal immigration legislation (IIRIRA) is responsible for fusing mass incarceration and mass deportation…

TRUTH Act Signed into Law: Step Forward in Fight to get ICE out of Jails

For Immediate Release
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Contact: Armando Carmona, armando@ndlon.org, 323-250-3018 TRUTH Act Signed into Law: Step Forward in Fight to get ICE out of Jails Los Angeles, CA – On Wednesday afternoon California Governor Jerry Brown signed the TRUTH Act which focuses on transparency and accountability when it comes…

On 20th Anniversary of IIRIRA, Immigrant Rights Groups Call on Bill Clinton to Join “Bring Jose Back” Petition

For Immediate Release // Please Excuse Cross Posting // Available online hereSeptember 20, 2016Contact: Armando Carmona, armando@ndlon.org, (323) 250-3018 On 20th Anniversary of IIRIRA, Immigrant Rights Groups Call on Bill Clinton to Join “Bring Jose Back” Petition The 1996 immigration bill (IIRIRA), signed by President Bill Clinton, is responsible for family’s separation  (Long Beach, CA)…

Day Laborer Network Statement on Conclusion of Civil Rights Lawsuit Challenging Arizona’s SB 1070

For Immediate Release
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Contact: Armando Carmona, armando@ndlon.org, (323) 250-3018 Day Laborer Network Statement on Conclusion of Civil Rights Lawsuit Challenging Arizona’s SB 1070 (Los Angeles, CA, Phoenix, AZ)  Following the Arizona Attorney General’s opinion establishing guidance for the two remaining provisions of SB 1070, the civil…

Immigrant Grandmother Released on Bond Calls on ICE to End Deportation Saga: “I will not be truly free until ICE closes my case”

For Immediate Release // Excuse Cross-Postings //Contacts: Armando Carmona, armando@ndlon.org, (323) 250-3018Date: September 13, 2016 Immigrant Grandmother Released on Bond Calls on ICE to End Deportation Saga: “I will not be truly free until ICE closes my case” Los Angeles Community Leaders Join in Call for Meeting with Mayor Garcetti and ICE LA Field Office…

COURT LOWERS BOND OF IMMIGRANT GRANDMOTHER VICTIM OF ICE & LAPD GANG & RACIAL PROFILING

For Immediate Release // Excuse Cross Posting // September 2, 2016 Contact: Armando Carmona, armando@ndlon.org, (323) 250-3018   COURT LOWERS BOND OF IMMIGRANT GRANDMOTHER VICTIM OF ICE & LAPD GANG & RACIAL PROFILING Despite Growing Community Support, ICE Still Refuses to Release Her or Stop Her Deportation, as Local Groups Announce Fundraiser to Get Her…

Jailed Immigrants at For-Profit Detention Center Serenaded as California Governor Considers Legislation to Ban Private Prisons

For Immediate Release // Excuse Cross PostingsAugust 31, 2016Contact: Armando Carmona, armando@ndlon.org, (323) 250-3018 Jailed Immigrants at For-Profit Detention Center Serenaded as California Governor Considers Legislation to Ban Private Prisons Grammy Award winning La Santa Cecilia, Los Jornaleros del Norte, and special guests “CHANT DOWN THE WALLS” of Adelanto Detention Center Adelanto, California—The National Day Laborer Organizing…

NDLON Reaction to DHS announcement: Practice of Incarcerating Immigrants by For-Frofit Contractors Should End, Not Be Reviewed

For immediate release // Excuse Cross Posting // Available Online HereAugust 29, 2016Contact: Armando Carmona, armando@ndlon.org, (323) 250-3018 NDLON Reaction to DHS announcement:  Practice of Incarcerating Immigrants by For-Frofit Contractors Should End, Not Be Reviewed Concert Announced in California to Serenade Jailed Migrants (Los Angeles) In reaction to the announcement from Secretary Johnson that he…

CA Senate approves revamped TRUTH Act to bring transparency to shadowy deportation practices

For immediate release: August 25, 2016 Contact: Jon Rodney, CIPC,jrodney@caimmigrant.org ; Armando Carmona, NDLON, (323) 250-3018   CA Senate approves revamped TRUTH Act to bring transparency to shadowy deportation practices   New version of bill upholds immigrants’ right to turn down abusive deportation interviews by ICE agents in local jails   Sacramento – Today, the…