Arpaio and Montgomery Ordered to Stop Enforcing Statutes on which Raids are Based

For Immediate Release // Excuse cross-postings // Please forward January 5, 2015 Contacts: Caroline Picker, Puente, media@puenteaz.org, 510-501-7276Salvador G. Sarmiento, NDLON, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org, 202-746-2099Steve Kilar, ACLU of Arizona, skilar@acluaz.org, 602-773-6007 Arpaio Reign of Terror on Immigrants Suffers Another Crippling Blow in Federal Court CourtGrants Injunction in Lawsuit Against Workplace RaidsArpaio and Montgomery Ordered to Stop Enforcing…

Grassroots Groups Respond to Executive Action on Immigration

For immediate releaseContact: B. Loewe, NDLON, 773.791.4668, bloewe@ndlon.org Grassroots Groups React to President’s Executive Action on Immigration In reaction to the President’s executive action on immigration, immigrant rights leaders issued the following statements: Maris Franco, Lead Organizer of the #Not1More Campaign for NDLON, “If today is defining, it’s is in the breakthrough of directly impacted communities and grassroots…

Pablo Alvarado: The Only Se Community is an Organized One

for immediate releaseContact: B. Loewe, NDLON, 773.791.4668, bloewe@ndlon.org  NDLON Reaction to Executive Action: The only se community is an organized one.    In reaction to the President’s executive action on immigration, Pablo Alvarado, Executive Director of NDLON, issued the following statement: “The President’s speech tonight is a testament to the power and determination of migrants who…

National Religious & Immigrant Leaders to President: 5 Million Is Not Enough

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     National Religious & Immigrant Leaders to President: 5 Million Is Not Enough Christian, Jewish and immigrant leaders stress urgency for President to use his full legal authority for broad, inclusive action on immigration   Click here to listen to PRESS TELECONFERENCE AUDIO   WASHINGTON — As President Barack Obama prepares to make…

Presidential Admission Must Be Followed by Action

  President’s Comments Must Be Followed by Immediate Action     This weekend on Face the Nation, President Obama told his interviewer, “We’re deporting people who shouldn’t be deported.” In response to the comments, Pablo Alvarado, Executive Director of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network issued the following: “The President’s statements show a new recognition…

Executive Action Not Electoral Spin

for immediate release // excuse cross-posting Contact: B. Loewe, NDLON, 773.791.4668   Fact: President Has Authority and Responsibility to Act on ImmigrationInhumane Immigration Policy Requires Executive Reforms  Not Electoral Triangulation   In anticipation of political analysis of the impact of today’s elections on immigration policy, Pablo Alvarado, executive director of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network…