NDLON Reaction: There is still time for Boehner to Do the Right Thing

For Immediate Release // Please Excuse Cross PostingsDate: Friday, September 25, 2015Contact: Salvador Sarmiento, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org  NDLON Reaction: There is still time for Boehner to Do the Right Thing Los Angeles, CA — In reaction to news of Speaker Boehner’s sudden announcement of resignation, Pablo Alvarado, Executive Director of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON),…

REACTION: L.A. Sheriff Reverses Course on Jail Deportations

For Immediate Release // Excuse Cross Postings Tuesday, September 22, 2015 Contact: Claudia Bautista, cbautista@ndlon.org, (310) 909-3917 REACTION: L.A. Sheriff Reverses Course on Jail Deportations Los Angeles, CA – In response to the newly released draft Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Report Back Regarding the Priority Enforcement Program (PEP), Pablo Alvarado, Director for the National Day…

National Coalition Demands DOJ Drop Charges Retaliating Against Portland Labor Leader

For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 8, 2015Press Contact: Olga Tomchin, olga@ndlon.org National Coalition Demands DOJ Drop Charges Retaliating Against Portland Labor Leader for Seeking Sanctuary in a Church Portland, OR—Today, 118 labor, faith, immigrant rights, and civil rights organizations joined together to call on US Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Acting US Attorney Billy Williams to immediately…

Federal Judge Confirms Long Island Day Laborers are Protected by US Constitution

For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 4, 2015Contact: SG Sarmiento, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org Federal Judge Confirms Long Island Day Laborers are Protected by US Constitution Long Island, NY—In response to a federal court judge striking down a NY town’s law banning day laborers from seeking work, representatives of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON) made the following statements: Gabriel…

RELEASE: NDLON Demands Answers from ICE after “Record Number” of Arrests

For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 3, 2015Contact: Claudia Bautista, cbautista@ndlon.org NDLON Demands Answers from ICE after “Record Number” of Arrests Los Angeles, CA—In response to ICE’s ‘record setting’ raid in Southern California during which 244 people were taken from their homes, immigrant and civil rights groups are demanding transparency from ICE and offering a hotline for individuals that…

Advocates Condemn Plan to Detain Transgender Women at Adelanto

For Immediate ReleaseAugust 25, 2015Contact: Olga Tomchin, olga@ndlon.org Advocates Condemn Plan to Detain Transgender Women at Adelanto “[the] way to keep LGBTQ immigrants safe is not to detain them in the first place” Today, over 100 national and local LGBTQ, immigrant, and civil rights organizations urged President Obama in a letter to stop Immigration and Customs…

RELEASE: Grammy Award-Winning Quetzal Joins Community Concert Outside Immigrant Prison

For Immediate ReleaseJuly 31, 2015Contact: Claudia Bautista, cbautista@ndlon.org, (310) 909-3917 Grammy Award-Winning Quetzal Joins Community Concert Outside Immigrant PrisonAs Scapegoating of Immigrants on the rise following “Trump Effect”, Community Rallies to Serenade Inmates and Deportees What: Chant Down the Walls Concert with Los Jornaleros del Norte & Grammy Award-Winning Quetzal followed by Clitoral Mass Bike…

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…