RELEASE: DC Officials, Immigrant Rights Groups Denounce Scapegoating in Congress, Stand up for Trust

For Immediate Release July 30, 2015Contact: SG Sarmiento, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org DC Officials, Immigrant Rights Groups Denounce Scapegoating in Congress, Stand up for Trust “DC is proud to be a sanctuary city” – Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton Washington, DC—On Thursday, city officials and immigrant rights groups joined in a unity press conference at the front steps of…

RELEASE: #BringKenaultHome: Coalition demands due process for father & husband deported for minor marijuana convictions

For Immediate Release Press contacts: Olga Tomchin, olga@ndlon.org, 402.650.2339 // Jerónimo Saldaña, Jsaldana@policy.org, 212-613-8074 // Heidi Altman,haltman@caircoalition.org, 202-331-3320 x 20 #BringKenaultHome: Coalition demands due process for father and husband deported for minor marijuana convictions Washington, DC—A coalition of immigrant rights, human rights, and criminal justice reform advocacy organizations are calling on Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Office of Chief Counsel to allow green card holder Garfield Kenault Lawrence, (A#…

NDLON reaction to HR 3009 Vote: All Eyes on Senator Feinstein

For Immediate ReleaseContact: SG Sarmiento, 202-746-2099, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org July 23, 2015 NDLON reaction to HR 3009 Vote: All Eyes on Senator Feinstein (Los Angeles, CA)—Today, the House voted to pass HR 3009, despite a very clear statement from President Obama that he would veto it. In reaction, Chris Newman, Legal Director at the National Day Laborer Organizing…

NDLON reaction to hearing: Surge of Racist Rhetoric is Endangering All of Us

For Immediate Release
July 21, 2015Contact: SG Sarmiento, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org, 202-746-2099 REACTION: Surge of Racist Rhetoric is Endangering All of US Los Angeles, CA—In response to today’s Senate Committee on Judiciary hearing, Pablo Alvarado, Director of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON) issued the following statement: “Donald Trump, a birther who believes President Obama himself is an undocumented…

“Free Adelanto 4” Announces Successful Release of Carlos Hidalgo, Pledges Continued Fight Against Detention of People with Disabilities & Vulnerable Groups

For Immediate Release July 13, 2015 Contacts: Olga Tomchin, olga@ndlon.org, 402.650.2339 // Christina Fialho (for interviews with Carlos Hidalgo), cfialho@endisolation.org, 385.212.4842 “Free Adelanto 4” Announces Successful Release of Carlos Hidalgo, Pledges Continued Fight Against Detention of People with Disabilities & Vulnerable Groups Campaign Continues for Vulnerable Individuals Still Detained at Adelanto, Calls to Prevent Transfer…

RELEASE: ICE Plans to Transfer Transgender Women to For-Profit Prison Already Abusing People with Disabilities & Asylum-Seekers

For Immediate ReleaseJuly 6, 2015Contact: Olga Tomchin, olga@ndlon.org #FreeAdelanto4: 
LGBTQ & Immigrant Rights Groups React to ICE Announcement of Plans to Transfer Transgender Women to For-Profit Immigration Prison Already Abusing People with Disabilities and Asylum-Seekers Los Angeles, CA—Days after a coalition of immigrant rights groups launched a campaign exposing abuses against people with disabilities and…

Texas Sheriff’s Statement Raises Alarms About New Deportation Program

For Immediate ReleaseJuly 3, 2015Contact: SG Sarmiento, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org Texas Sheriff’s Statement Raises Alarms About New Deportation Program “All they did was change the name” says Travis County Sheriff Austin, Texas–According to Travis County Sheriff Greg Hamilton, the new Priority Enforcement Program (PEP), which replaced the failed Se Communities deportation program, is “pretty close” to the…

Immigrants Serenade Outside Fed Detention Facility in Houston, Demand “ICE Out Of Harris County”

For Immediate Release June 29, 2015
Contact: SG Sarmiento, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org // Martha Ojeda, mojeda@houstonworkers.org Immigrants Serenade Outside Fed Detention Facility in Houston, Demand “ICE Out of Harris County” “Harris County Sheriff Hickman must define whether he will continue this deportation agenda, or take the first, necessary step to build trust with the Latino community” Houston, Texas—Early Monday morning,…

Sparking Community Anger, Los Angeles County Sheriff Department will Implement Controversial Deportation Program

For Immediate Release // Excuse Cross Postings // Please Forward Date: June 19, 2015Contact: Claudia Bautista, cbautista@ndlon.org, (310) 909-3917 Sparking Community Anger, Los Angeles County Sheriff Department will Implement Controversial Deportation ProgramCommunity Organizations Demand Real Opportunity for Input as 90 Day Deadline Looms On May 12th, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to…

Local and National Musicians, Advocates Gather Outside Etowah Jail to Serenade Detainees

For Immediate Release: June 17, 2015Contact: Jessica Vosburgh: 203.415.8368, jvosburgh@ndlon.org LOCAL AND NATIONAL MUSICIANS, ADVOCATES GATHER OUTSIDE ETOWAH JAIL TO SERENADE DETAINEES IN CELEBRATION OF FATHER’S DAYConcert is part of Chant Down the Walls series outside of immigration detention centers GADSDEN, Alabama — This Saturday afternoon musicians, artists, advocates, and families from around Alabama and…