As Bristol Sheriff Grand Stands, Law Enforcement State-wide Put on Notice About Potential Liability

PRESS RELEASEContact: Salvador Sarmiento, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org As Bristol Sheriff Grand Stands, Law Enforcement State-wide Put on Notice About Potential Liability of Submitting to ICE Requests Immigrants groups confront Bristol Sheriff about anti-immigrant policies, warn of recent court rulings against detainers prompted by S-Comm Boston, MA, July 25, 2014 — On Thursday, immigrant and civil rights groups…

NDLON and UWD to Presidents: Meet with Deportees

For immediate release // excuse cross-posting Contact: B. Loewe, NDLON, 773.791.4688,bloewe@ndlon.org   Presidents Must Come Face-to-Face with Deportees If They’re to Be Leaders on Migration Statement by NDLON and United We Dream from El Salvador Where They are on a “Confronting the Truth” Delegation   San Salvador, El Salvador – Thursday, July 24th, 2014Since Saturday the 18th, NDLON…

LA Coalition Sees Major Progress with New City Policy Rejecting Detainers

for immediate release // excuse cross-posting Contact: B. Loewe, NDLON, 773.791.4668, bloewe@ndlon.org   ICE Out of LA Coalition Takes Major Step Forward with New City Policy Rejecting ICE Holds, Sets Stage for County to Follow Suit New policy part of national trend ending Arizona-style enforcement, instead creating bright line between local law enforcement and federal deportation efforts…

Reaction: Obama Must Do Right Thing on Immigration

For immediate releaseContact: B. Loewe, 773.791.4668, bloewe@ndlon.org Reaction: Free From Legislative Strategy, President Obama Can Do the Right Thing on ImmigrationHe Must Maximize Existing Authority to End Injustice of the Status Quo   Washington, DC – June 30, 2014.In reaction to the President’s comments this afternoon, Pablo Alvarado, Executive Director of the National Day Laborer…

NDLON Calls for Boycott of House Hearings, Demands Immediate Executive Action

for immediate release // excuse cross-posting Contact: B. Loewe, NDLON, 773.791.4668, bloewe@ndlon.org   NDLON Calls for Boycott of Upcoming House Hearings, Demands Immediate Executive Action In Response to Rep. Gutierrez Speech, NDLON Presses for Action This morning, Congressman Luis Gutierrez  said that “nothing is moving” in the House and called upon the President to stop deportations.…

Announcing New Suit to Halt Arpaio’s Workplace Raids

For immediate release // excuse cross-posting Contact: B. Loewe, National Day Laborer Organizing Network, bloewe@ndlon.org, 773-791-4668   Coalition Files New Suit to Halt Arpaio’s Workplace RaidsCalls State Laws on Which Raids Are Based Unconstitutional   What: Press conference to announce suit against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery  When: 1:00…

NDLON Files FOIA Requesting Detainer Quota Docs

  Contact: B. Loewe, NDLON, 773.791.4668, bloewe {at} ndlon.org   Delay of Deportation Review Sparks New Inquiry into Obama Administration Deportation Policy: FOIA demands transparency to restore widening trust gap:Is Deportation Quota Behind Agency’s Shift Toward More Drastic Approach?   Today, the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON) and the Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice…

5 Questions for Sec. Johnson During HJC Hearing

How Many More Will Be Deported Between Now and August?  

and Other Questions for Sec. Jeh Johnson During His Testimony at the House Judiciary

 

Since Jeh Johnson was tapped to replace former Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano as DHS Secretary, questions have been raised about how the former Pentagon official would approach immigration, an area in which he had little previous experience.  The White House raised expectations for Johnson with the announcement of a deportation policy review in response to the continuous pressure on the President to reverse his record and expand affirmative relief and in admission that current practice is admittedly “inhumane.”