NDLON Welcomes Xochi Flores as its First-Ever Associate Director

For Immediate Release
 // Please Excuse Cross Postings // Available Online HereJuly 13, 2016
Contact: Armando Carmona, armando@ndlon.org, (323) 250-3018 NDLON Welcomes Xochi Flores as its First-Ever Associate Director Activist, Artist & Popular Educator Brings Wealth of Leadership Experience to Help Guide Organization at Crucial Time    Los Angeles, CA — This week, The National Day…

Immigrant Youth Join Day Laborers to Protest Pres. Obama’s Response to Supreme Court Ruling

For Immediate Release
 //Tuesday, June 24, 2016Contact: Armando Carmona, armando@ndlon.org, (323) 250-3018 Immigrant Youth Join Day Laborers to Protest Pres. Obama’s Response to Supreme Court Ruling   Palo Alto, CA–On Friday morning, immigrant youth joined a group of day laborers at Stanford University to protest President Obama’s response to the Supreme Court decision in U.S.…

Day Laborer Network Reaction to President Obama Speech

For Immediate Release //June 23, 2016Contact: Armando Carmona, armando@ndlon.org, (323) 250-3018 Day Laborer Network Reaction to President Obama Speech Los Angeles, CA — In response to President Obama’s remarks this morning about US v. Texas, Pablo Alvarado, Executive Director of NDLON, issued the following statement: “President Obama’s response to the impasse in the Supreme Court…

Federal Prosecutor Drops Criminal Charge Against Portland Day Labor Leader, Attention Turns to ICE as Coalition Pledges to Stop His Deportation and Prevent Criminalization of other Migrants

For Immediate Release
 // June 17, 2016Contact: Armando Carmona, armando@ndlon.org, (323) 250-3018Romeo Sosa, VOZ Workers’ Rights Education Project, romeo@portlandvoz.org Federal Prosecutor Drops Criminal Charge Against Portland Day Labor Leader, Attention Turns to ICE as Coalition Pledges to Stop His Deportation and Prevent Criminalization of other Migrants *** Portland Community Leaders to host Father’s Day Press…

Ecuadorian Immigrants to Converge in Washington DC as Consensus Grows for “TPS FOR ECUADOR”

Press ADVISORY  Contact: Jorge Torres, 203-278-2729; Armando Carmona, armando@ndlon.org, (323) 250-3018 Ecuadorian Immigrants to Converge in Washington DC as Consensus Grows for “TPS FOR ECUADOR” This week, Senators Booker & Menendez joined the 32 members of Congress calling for Temporary Protective Status (TPS) for Ecuadorians in the US after devastating earthquake in Ecuador What: TPS…

Construction Company Convicted of Manslaughter sets “Historic Precedent” for Workplace Safety Regulations

For Immediate Release
 //June 10, 2016
Contact: Gonzalo Mercado, gmercado@ndlon.org Construction Company Convicted of “Manslaughter” sets “Historic Precedent” for Workplace Safety Regulations Los Angeles, CA — On Friday, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. announced the conviction of HARCO CONSTRUCTION LLC (“HARCO”) for “recklessly causing the death of a 22-year-old construction worker, Carlos Moncayo, by…

100+ Organizations Call for Independent Inquiry into Leaks about Immigration Raids

For Immediate Release
 // June 9, 2016
Contact: Armando Carmona, armando@ndlon.org, (323) 250-3018 100+ Organizations Call for Independent Inquiry into Leaks about Immigration Raids Los Angeles, CA — On Thursday, over 100 organizations signed onto a letter to President Obama demanding an independent inquiry into government leaks about ICE raids targeting Central American refugees. The raids…

PLAINTIFFS FILE PETITION FOR REHEARING IN NINTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS IN PUENTE V. ARPAIO

 PLAINTIFFS FILE PETITION FOR REHEARING IN NINTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS IN PUENTE V. ARPAIO Arizona Migrant Group Seeks to Preserve Injunction Against Provisions of Two Arizona Statutes Used to Criminalize Immigrant Workers For Immediate ReleaseMay 17, 2016 Contacts: Carlos Garcia, Puente, carlos@puenteaz.org, (520) 248-1697 Annie Lai, UC Irvine School of Law, alai@law.uci.org, (914) 329-8412…

NDLON responds to escalation of Immigration raids targeting Central American Mothers and Children

For Immediate Release
May 12th, 2016
Contact: Armando Carmona, armando@ndlon.org, (323) 250-3018 NDLON responds to escalation of Immigration raids targeting Central American Mothers and Children Los Angeles, CA – In response to an “exclusive report” from Reuters regarding plans for a month-long series of deportation raids specifically targeting Central American Mothers and Children, the  following statement was…