NDLON Statement on Stunning Proposal within ICE to Break the Agency Apart

We’ve known for a long time that ICE is a rogue law enforcement agency, but this letter shows there is now a rogue agency within a rogue agency. For years, ICE has been inventing threats and defining its own mission without oversight from Congress or the White House. It’s a problem that preceded the current administration, and Obama alums would do the country a service by acknowledging this fact.

BREAKING: Supreme Court Strikes Down Labor Protections for Public Sector Unions

On Wednesday morning, the Supreme Court voted 5-4 to gut the rights of public sector unions to organize and collectively bargain on behalf of workers they are legally bound to represent. This attack is a slap in the face of years of court precedent that has recognized the importance and benefit of creating fair bargaining opportunities for workers protecting their rights.

TPS Holders and Their Children Confront Trump Administration in Court Over Efforts to Terminate Long-Held Legal Status

On Friday, U.S. District Judge Edward Chen of the U.S. District Court in San Francisco will hold the first hearing in a lawsuit brought by TPS holders and their US citizen children against the federal government’s effort to terminate Temporary Protected Status for more than 200,000 people living lawfully in the United States. The plaintiffs are represented by the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON), the ACLU Foundation of Southern California, and Sidley Austin LLP.

Immigrant rights groups mobilize to Defend Sanctuary at first hearing in Sessions’ lawsuit vs. CA

On June 20, the U.S. District court in Sacramento will hold the first hearing in the Trump administration’s widely-criticized lawsuit challenging parts of three pro-immigrant laws in California. Outside of the hearing, community groups from across the state will stage a vibrant rally, complete with musical performances, to celebrate immigrants’ resilience and to honor California’s values of compassion and inclusion.

Trump Tweets Only Strengthen California Policy

In response, Pablo Alvarado, Director of NDLON issued the following statement: “Trump’s tweets against California might win the news cycle on talk radio, but his attacks only strengthen the resolve and cohesiveness of efforts to advance immigrant rights in California. Simply put, his bullying doesn’t work over here. We’re not scared of him or his tweets, and we don’t fall for his efforts to scare and divide people…”