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…

Immigrant Rights Organizations Condemn Killing of Terrence Kellom Sr. and Express Solidarity with Black Lives Matter Movement

For Immediate Release // Excuse cross-postingMay 5, 2015Contact: Olga Tomchin, Olga@ndlon.org Immigrant Rights Organizations Condemn Killing of Terrence Kellom Sr. and Express Solidarity with Black Lives Matter Movement A coalition of national immigrant rights organizations stands in solidarity with the people of Baltimore and Detroit by honoring the life of 20-year-old Terrence Kellom Sr. who…

Without Justice, There is No Rule of Law: Immigrant Groups Join Call for Justice in Baltimore

For Immediate ReleaseApril 29, 2015Contact: SG Sarmiento, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org “Without Justice, There is No Rule of Law”: Immigrant Groups Join Call for Justice in Baltimore Washington, DC—In response to the Baltimore Police’s killing of Freddie Gray, a young black man in police custody, and widespread outrage by communities in Baltimore and across the country, members of the…

Carrboro Opens First Workers Center for Day Laborers in North Carolina

For Immediate Release April 26, 2015Contact:Pilar Rocha-Goldberg, El Centro Hispano NC, procha@elcentronc.orgSalvador G. Sarmiento, NDLON, sgarmiento@ndlon.org Carrboro Opens First Workers Center for Day Laborers in North Carolina“A promise fulfilled to serve our community—work with dignity, pride & fair wages” Orange County, NC—On Sunday, community leaders joined Carrboro Mayor Lydia Lavelle and Aldermen Randee Haven-O’Donnell to celebrate…