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…

Memorial Celebration Honors Fernando Pedraza, Day Laborer Tragically Killed During Minutemen Protest

For Immediate Release
May 5th, 2016
Contact: Armando Carmona, armando@ndlon.org, (323) 250-3018 Memorial Celebration Honors Fernando Pedraza, Day Laborer Tragically Killed During Minutemen Protest Rancho Cucamonga, CA – Today, on May 5th 2016, workers, local leaders, community members and the family of Jose Fernando Pedraza gathered to celebrate, remember his life. He is honored by those who…

Puente v. Arpaio Press Statement from Plaintiffs

For Immediate Release
 May 2, 2016
Contact: Francisca Porchas, Puente, francisca@puenteaz.org, (606) 616-4311; Jessica Vosburgh, NDLON, jvosburgh@ndlon.org, (203) 415-8368; Steve Kilar, ACLU of Arizona, skilar@acluaz.org, (602) 773-6007 Puente v. Arpaio Press Statement from Plaintiffs Puente Vows to Keep Fighting Following Ninth Circuit Decision on Preliminary Injunction Appeal; Decision Leaves Open Possibility for Further Challenges Phoenix, Arizona…

NDLON: The Most Anti-Immigrant Bill Signed into Law in Our Lifetime

For Immediate Release
 April 29, 2016
Contact: Armando Carmona, armando@ndlon.org, (323) 250-3018 NDLON: The Most Anti-Immigrant Bill Signed into Law in Our Lifetime Los Angeles, CA—In response to the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) Co-Chairs and Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) Chairwoman introducing a resolution calling for a repeal of the 1996 laws criminalizing immigrants, Pablo Alvarado,…

RESOURCES for reporters covering SCOTUS review of U.S. v. Texas

RESOURCES for reporters covering SCOTUS review of U.S. v. TexasContact: Armando Carmona, armando@ndlon.org    NDLON STATEMENTS In the Midst of the Battle for DAPAhttps://ndlon.org/en/pressroom/press-releases/item/1198-ndlon-in-the-midst-of-the-battle-for-dapa The Deporter-In-Chief v. 26 Nativist Governors & Attorneys-General (aka US v. Texas)https://ndlon.org/en/pressroom/press-releases/item/1197-ndlon-the-deporter-in-chief-v-26-nativist-governors-attorneys-general-aka-us-v-texas Reaction to House Vote to Submit Brief in US v. Texashttps://ndlon.org/en/pressroom/press-releases/item/1191-ndlon-reaction-to-house-vote-on-us-v-texas  Reaction to Supreme Court Decisionhttps://ndlon.org/en/pressroom/press-releases/item/1178-ndlon-reaction-to-supreme-court-decision LEGAL RESOURCES NDLON’s…

NDLON: New Report Reveals How Seattle’s Casa Latina is Fighting Poverty Amongst Day Laborers

For Immediate Release
April 22, 2016
Contact: Armando Carmona, armando@ndlon.org, (323) 250-3018; Sierra Golden, sierra@casa-latina.org, 206.686.2640   NDLON: New Report Reveals How Seattle’s Casa Latina is Fighting Poverty Amongst Day Laborers Seattle, WA: In the 1990s Day Laborers in Seattle had very few options when looking for work, they would wait on street corners hoping someone would…