NDLON Press Releases

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NDLON Reaction to DHS announcement: Practice of Incarcerating Immigrants by For-Frofit Contractors Should End, Not Be Reviewed

For immediate release // Excuse Cross Posting // Available Online HereAugust 29, 2016Contact: Armando Carmona, armando@ndlon.org, (323) 250-3018 NDLON Reaction to DHS announcement:  Practice of Incarcerating Immigrants by For-Frofit Contractors Should End, Not Be Reviewed Concert Announced in California to Serenade Jailed Migrants (Los Angeles) In reaction to the announcement from Secretary Johnson that he…

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CA Senate approves revamped TRUTH Act to bring transparency to shadowy deportation practices

For immediate release: August 25, 2016 Contact: Jon Rodney, CIPC,jrodney@caimmigrant.org ; Armando Carmona, NDLON, (323) 250-3018   CA Senate approves revamped TRUTH Act to bring transparency to shadowy deportation practices   New version of bill upholds immigrants’ right to turn down abusive deportation interviews by ICE agents in local jails   Sacramento – Today, the…

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Groundswell of Outrage Surges In Reaction to Case of Incarcerated Immigrant Grandmother

For Immediate Release // Excuse Cross-Postings // Available here Contacts: Armando Carmona, armando@ndlon.org, (323) 250-3018 Date: August 17, 2016   Groundswell of Outrage Surges In Reaction to Case of Incarcerated Immigrant Grandmother   Groups Demand the Immediate Release of Domestic Violence Survivor from California For-Profit Immigration Jail   Los Angeles—Over 100 domestic violence, faith, immigrant,…

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Immigrant Rights Groups Ask Federal Judge to Compel DHS Disclosures About Embattled Jail-Based Deportation Program

For Immediate Release // Excuse Cross-Postings August 15, 2016, Contacts: Armando Carmona, armando@ndlon.org, (323) 250-3018; Angela Chan, angelac@advancingjustice-alc.org, 503.358.2795 (press only)   Immigrant Rights Groups Ask Federal Judge to Compel DHS Disclosures About Embattled Jail-Based Deportation Program   Pressure Grows on Obama Administration to Reconcile Conflicting Messages About Immigrant Rights, Criminal Justice Reform, and Transparency…

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What About Us? Criminalized Immigrants Respond to President Obama’s Defense of “Second Chances”

For Immediate Release  // Excuse Cross Postings // August 4, 2016
Contact: Armando Carmona, armando@ndlon.org, (323) 250-3018 What About Us?Criminalized Immigrants Respond to President Obama’s Defense of “Second Chances”    Los Angeles, CA – In response to President Obama’s announcement this week that he will be granting clemency to 214 Americans who were “incarcerated under outdated and unduly harsh sentencing laws,”…

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Complaint From Immigrant Workers and NDLON Leads to OSHA Investigation and $100,000 Fine for Serious Safety and Health Violations

For Immediate Release August 2, 2016 Contact: Armando Carmona, armando@ndlon.org, (323) 250-3018   Complaint From Immigrant Workers and NDLON Leads to OSHA Investigation and $100,000 Fine for Serious Safety and Health Violations   Houston, TX – On Monday, August 1st 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced that they will fine Houston tortilla…

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