Today, the CA State Assembly voted to pass Senate Bill 54, the California Values Act, often referred to as the Sanctuary State legislation.
Romulo Avelica, Recently Released from Adelanto Detention Center, Leads Caravan To Sacramento to Fight for Sanctuary State Bill
Only days after his release from Adelanto Detention center, Romulo Avelica is leading a caravan of immigrants and workers to Sacramento in order to advocate for the California Values Act, known as the “Sanctuary State” legislation authored by Senate President Kevin de Leon.
On Tuesday, President Donald J. Trump officially ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
On Wednesday, a federal judge ordered blocked major parts of the anti-immigrant Texas legislation Senate Bill 4.
This morning, in a courtroom at the Adelanto Detention Center in San Bernardino County, Immigration Judge Amy T. Lee, ordered Romulo Avélica to be released on $6,000 bond.
Today, Romulo Avelica is scheduled to attend a bond hearing at the Adelanto Detention Center in San Bernardino County, a prison designed to detain immigrants. For months, his family and supporters have been fighting for his immediate release.
Today, President Donald J. Trump issued a presidential pardon to Joe Arpaio, former Maricopa County Sheriff.
Federal Courts Affirm Day Laborers’ Constitutional Rights To Solicit Work on Public Streets and Sidewalks
Today, federal courts affirmed that day laborers’ have the Rights to solicit work on public streets Solicit Work on Public Streets and Sidewalks. Specifically, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the decision of the United States District Court for the Eastern Division of New York holding that the Town of Oyster Bay’s anti-day labor ordinance violates the First Amendment. The ordinance, which made it illegal to solicit day labor on public streets and sidewalks, has been permanently enjoined.
From August 22nd – 25th, the National Day Laborer Organizing Network and member organizations from around the country will convene its 8th national day laborer assembly at Santa Clara University. Organizers expect more than 400 day laborers and community leaders to attend the National Assembly. For nearly 15 years,, NDLON has convened and hosted a national assembly to discuss the vision and strategy of the national immigrant & workers rights movement in conjunction with developing political analysis and building strategic skills.
BREAKING NEWS: Deportation Order for Romulo Avelica is Vacated by Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)
On Thursday afternoon, the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) vacated the deportation order for Romulo Avelica, the LA father of four US citizen daughters who was arrested February 28 while dropping his daughters off in school. This is an important victory for the case of Mr. Avelica, as the Board rejected an earlier ruling which had originally upheld a March 27, 2014 removal order. Now, the case has been returned to an immigration judge to consider whether or not Mr. Avelica is eligible for the relief he previously sought, which can be available for individuals who have lived for an extended period of time in the United States and have U.S. citizen family members who would suffer severe hardship in the case of a deportation.