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President Obama, Far from Champion-in-Chief

for immediate release // excuse cross-posting Contact: B. Loewe, NDLON, 773.791.4668   President Obama is Far from Being Champion-in-Chief, Immigration Policies Must Evolve   March 06, 2014 – Los Angeles, CA In response to the President’s statement that he is a “champion-in-chief” for immigrant communities, Pablo Alvarado, executive director of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network issued…

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White House Budget Reflects Administration’s Inaccuracy and Contradiction on Immigration

For immediate release // excuse cross-posting // Contact: B. Loewe, NDLON, 773.791.4668   White House Budget Reflects Administration’s Inaccuracy and Contradiction on Immigration The President Cannot Deport His Way to Reform   This morning, the White House released its 2015 budget proposal, outlining its priorities and requesting to fund programs aimed at fulfilling its deportation quota.…

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How to Apply for NDLON Membership

CRITERIA: To become an NDLON member, an applying organization should meet the following criteria: Be a non-profit organization. Work with day laborers (the workers who are employed through temp agencies are also considered part of the day labor community) Work on organizing and leadership development of the day labor community. Adopt the Mission, Vision, Principles…

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Información para solicitar membresia a NDLON

CRITERIOS: Para ser miembro de NDLON la organización solicitante debe cumplir con los siguientes criterios: Ser una organización sin fines de lucro. Trabajar con Jornaleras y Jornaleros (las y los trabajadoras/es de agencias de empleo temporal se consideran comunidad jornalera). Trabajar en la organización y desarrollo del liderazgo con la comunidad jornalera. Hacer suyo la…

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Opinion: Time to Exert Executive Power Over Deportations

During his State of the Union address this year, President Obama said, “It is time to heed the call of business leaders, labor leaders, faith leaders, law enforcement–and fix our broken immigration system.” In the same speech, the president emphasized his executive power to take action when Congress will not. But Congress is threatening another impasse on immigration. And while Capitol Hill plays politics, Obama refuses to use his executive authority to halt the deportation of more than 1,100 immigrants per day.

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Reaction to Carney Deportation Statement: Reduction of Deportations IMPROVES chances for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

for immediate release / excuse cross postings / please forward.    Contact:  B Loewe,  bloewe{at}ndlon.org  773. 791.4668   Reaction to Carney Deportation Statement:  Reduction of Deportations IMPROVES chances for Comprehensive Immigration Reform    (Los Angeles/DC) In reaction to White House Press Secretary Jay Carney’s statement today that there is “no alternative to comprehensive immigration reform passing Congress,” Pablo…

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