NDLON REACTION TO HOUSE VOTE: “A TESTAMENT TO THE POWER OF GRASSROOTS EFFORTS”

For Immediate Release June 12, 2015Contact: SG Sarmiento, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org NDLON REACTION TO HOUSE VOTE TO BLOCK TPP: “A TESTAMENT TO THE POWER OF GRASSROOTS EFFORTS” Los Angeles, CA–In response to today’s vote to block TPP in the US House, Pablo Alvarado, Executive Director of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON), made the following statement: “Today’s…

NDLON Calls for Explanation and Action from White House Following Decision to Delay Appeal

For Immediate ReleaseDate: Friday, May 29, 2015Contact: Salvador Sarmiento, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org NDLON Calls for Explanation and Action from White House Following Decision to Delay Appeal (Los Angeles)—In an article appearing in the New York Times today, anonymous sources in the Obama Administration offered a bizarre rationale for the decision not to pursue Supreme Court review of…

OSHA Investigation into Worker’s Death at Worksite Finds “Willful” Disregard by Construction Company, Fines Over $121,000

For Immediate ReleaseMay 29, 2015Contacts:Jorge Torres, El Centro del Inmigrante,jorge@elcentronyc.orgNadia Marin-Molina, NDLON,nadia@ndlon.org OSHA Investigation into Worker’s Death at Worksite Finds “Willful” Disregard by Construction Company, Fines Over $121,000 “No more excuses” for Staten Island DA to delay immediate charges against Formica Construction Staten Island, NY: The Justice4Delfino Campaign welcomes the completion of the Occupational Safety…

Tuskegee, First City in Alabama to enact Immigrant TRUST Policy, Reject Entanglement with ICE

For Immediate Release May 27, 2015Contacts:   Yazmine Contreras, yazmin@ndlon.org                  Rodrigo Barragan, press@acij.net TUSKEGEE, First City in Alabama to Enact an Immigrant TRUST Policy,Reject Entanglement with Immigration Enforcement Policy Advances Pres. Obama’s Policing Task Force’s Call to“Decouple federal immigration enforcement from routine local policing” TUSKEGEE, Alabama – Wednesday…

REACTION: RELIEF WILL NOT BE HANDED DOWN FROM ABOVE

For Immediate Release May 26, 2015Contact: Salvador Sarmiento, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org RELIEF WILL NOT BE HANDED DOWN FROM ABOVE Los Angeles, CA—In response to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals denying the request for an emergency stay to lift the injunction blocking implementation of the President’s affirmative relief programs, DAPA and DACA 2.0, representatives of the National Day Laborer…

Abolish Immigration Detention

For Immediate Release // Excuse cross-postingMay 22, 2015Contact: Olga Tomchin, (402) 650-2339, olga@ndlon.org Abolish Immigration Detention The National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON) welcomes the growing consensus that it is time to end the U.S.’s immoral immigration detention system. In just the last two weeks, House of Representatives members demanded for an immediate end to…

While Sheriff Valdez Hosts ICE Director, Community Demands “ICE Out Of Dallas”

For Immediate Release May 20, 2015Contact:   Daniel Barrera, dbarrera@organizetexas.org                  SG Sarmiento, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org  While Sheriff Valdez Hosts ICE Director, Community Demands “ICE Out Of Dallas”Groups to hold press conference before County Sheriff Hosts ICE Director in Dallas WHAT: Press conference by community groups demanding ICE Out of DallasWHEN:…

President’s Own Task Force Calls to “Decouple” Immigration Enforcement from Local Police

For Immediate Release May 18, 2015Contact: SG Sarmiento, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org President’s Own Task Force Calls to “Decouple” Immigration Enforcement from Local Police Los Angeles, CA—In response to the Final Report of the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing, Pablo Alvarado, Executive Director of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON), made the following remarks: “Today, the…

DHS’ New Deportation “Priority”: Army Veteran with US Citizen Wife and Children

For Immediate Release May 14, 2015Contact: SG Sarmiento, 202-746-2099, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org DHS’ New Deportation “Priority”: Army Veteran with US Citizen Wife and ChildrenAs White House Prepares Roll-out of New Deportation Program, to Prioritize means to Criminalize Hartford, CT—On Thursday, immigrant and veteran communities in Connecticut lambasted the imminent deportation of Jorge Luis Salcedo, a US Army veteran…

NDLON and ACLU Litigation Reveals Details about ICE Deportation Program

For Immediate ReleaseMay 12, 2015Contact: SG Sarmiento, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org NDLON and ACLU Litigation Reveals Details about ICE Deportation Program Advocates call for end to unconstitutional jail-based detention Los Angeles, CA—The National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON) and the ACLU have released a copy of the Department of Homeland Security’s new draft immigration detainer form, obtained through…