Accountability for a Failed Immigration Strategy

For Immediate ReleaseMarch 9, 2016Contact: SG Sarmiento, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org  NDLON: Accountability for a Failed Immigration Strategy Los Angeles, CA—As the Democratic presidential candidates prepare for another debate round tonight in Miami, Florida, the National Day Laborer Organizing Network‘s Executive Director, Pablo Alvarado, made the following statement: “As we head into the next Democratic debate, we must…

REACTION: Sen. Sanders & Congressman Grijalva are Right about the Failure of President Obama’s Deportation Policy

For Immediate ReleaseFebruary 11, 2016Contact: Salvador Sarmiento, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org REACTION: Sen. Sanders & Congressman Grijalva are Right about the Failure of President Obama’s Deportation Policy Washington, DC—In response to the White House’s release of its final DHS budget, and news that Senator Bernie Sanders and Rep. Raul Grijalva sent a letter criticizing President Obama’s signature deportation…

Immigrant Rights Groups File Civil Rights Complaint: ICE nearly castrates grandfather in detention & now tries to deport him to likely death in Guatemala

For Immediate ReleaseFeb. 2, 2016Contacts: Olga Tomchin, olga@ndlon.org // Thomas Rome, thomas.rome@gmail.com  Immigrant Rights Groups File Civil Rights Complaint: ICE nearly castrates grandfather in detention & now tries to deport him to likely death in Guatemala Hyrum, UT—Yesterday, the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON), Community Initiatives for Visiting Immigrants in Confinement (CIVIC), and the attorneys at…

John Legend and Juanes Join Call to Overhaul Immigrant Detention as Part of Campaign to End Mass Incarceration

For Immediate ReleaseJanuary 21, 2016 John Legend and Juanes Join Call to Overhaul Immigrant Detention as Part of Campaign to End Mass Incarceration National #FREEAMERICA Tour Sees The Two Multiple Grammy Winning ArtistsSpotlighting The Link Between Needed Immigration and Mass Incarceration Reforms Juanes And John Legend Visit The Notorious Eloy Detention Center, Tent City, and…

50+ Organizations Call on White House to Come Clean About PEP

For Immediate ReleaseJanuary 21, 2016Contact: SG Sarmiento, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org 50+ Organizations Call on White House to Come Clean About PEP Washington, DC—On Thursday, a broad coalition of 55 immigrant, civil, and workers rights groups joined a letter to President Obama calling on his administration to “come clean” about his Priority Enforcement Program (PEP), which replaced the…

BREAKING: DHS, ICE, and DOJ Sued in Federal Court Over Controversial Deportation Program

For Immediate ReleaseJanuary 19, 2016Contact: Salvador Sarmiento, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org BREAKING: DHS, ICE, and DOJ Sued in Federal Court Over Controversial Deportation Program Washington, DC—On Tuesday morning, immigrant rights groups filed a federal lawsuit against ICE and 9 other federal agencies to compel the disclosure of information about a controversial and secretive deportation program, known as the…

NDLON Reaction to Supreme Court Decision

For Immediate ReleaseJanuary 14, 2016Contact: SG Sarmiento, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org NDLON Reaction to Supreme Court Decision Washington, DC—In response to the U.S. Supreme Court accepting review of Texas v. U.S., representatives of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON) made the following statements: NDLON Executive Director, Pablo Alvarado, made the following statement in Washington DC: “It has…

NDLON: Ahead of Final State of Union, President Obama’s Legacy is on Line

For Immediate ReleaseJanuary 12, 2016Contact: SG Sarmiento, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org NDLON: Ahead of Final State of Union, President Obama’s Legacy is on Line Los Angeles, CA—Ahead of today’s State of the Union address, Pablo Alvarado, Executive Director of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON) made the following statement: “It’s difficult to have an optimistic vision of…