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

For Immediate Release
 // Excuse Cross Postings // Available Online Here.September 15th, 2016
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…

Groundswell of Outrage Surges In Reaction to Case of Incarcerated Immigrant Grandmother

For Immediate Release // Excuse Cross-Postings // Available here Contacts: Armando Carmona, armando@ndlon.org, (323) 250-3018 Date: August 17, 2016   Groundswell of Outrage Surges In Reaction to Case of Incarcerated Immigrant Grandmother   Groups Demand the Immediate Release of Domestic Violence Survivor from California For-Profit Immigration Jail   Los Angeles—Over 100 domestic violence, faith, immigrant,…

Immigrant Rights Groups Ask Federal Judge to Compel DHS Disclosures About Embattled Jail-Based Deportation Program

For Immediate Release // Excuse Cross-Postings August 15, 2016, Contacts: Armando Carmona, armando@ndlon.org, (323) 250-3018; Angela Chan, angelac@advancingjustice-alc.org, 503.358.2795 (press only)   Immigrant Rights Groups Ask Federal Judge to Compel DHS Disclosures About Embattled Jail-Based Deportation Program   Pressure Grows on Obama Administration to Reconcile Conflicting Messages About Immigrant Rights, Criminal Justice Reform, and Transparency…

What About Us? Criminalized Immigrants Respond to President Obama’s Defense of “Second Chances”

For Immediate Release  // Excuse Cross Postings // August 4, 2016
Contact: Armando Carmona, armando@ndlon.org, (323) 250-3018 What About Us?Criminalized Immigrants Respond to President Obama’s Defense of “Second Chances”    Los Angeles, CA – In response to President Obama’s announcement this week that he will be granting clemency to 214 Americans who were “incarcerated under outdated and unduly harsh sentencing laws,”…

Complaint From Immigrant Workers and NDLON Leads to OSHA Investigation and $100,000 Fine for Serious Safety and Health Violations

For Immediate Release August 2, 2016 Contact: Armando Carmona, armando@ndlon.org, (323) 250-3018   Complaint From Immigrant Workers and NDLON Leads to OSHA Investigation and $100,000 Fine for Serious Safety and Health Violations   Houston, TX – On Monday, August 1st 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced that they will fine Houston tortilla…