Reaction to Events on the Hill

For Immediate Release // Excuse Cross Postings // Please Forward  (Info for August 2 demonstration below)    Date: August 1, 2014 Contact:  B Loewe, (773) 791-4668)   (Washington DC)  In reaction to events on Capitol Hill today, Marisa Franco, #Not1More campaign lead organizer for the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON) issued the following statement: “Congress’s antipathy toward our community is…

New Study: Impact of Immigration Hyper-Enforcement in Georgia

For immediate release // excuse cross-postingContact: B. Loewe, NDLON, 773.791.4668, bloewe@ndlon.org New Report Details Prejudice and Pretext in Georgia’s Hyper Immigration EnforcementFederal ICE Access Programs and GA HB87 Driving Unprecedented Targeting and Deportation in the State Atlanta, GA – July 31, 2014Today advocacy organizations publish a new report based on data made available through FOIA litigation with the state…

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…