NDLON Press Releases

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RELEASE: Civil Rts Groups Slam Latest DHS Deportation Program; Demand DHS Discontinue Unlawful Detention Requests

For Immediate ReleaseJune 17, 2015Contact: SG Sarmiento, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org Civil Rights Organizations Slam DHS’s Latest Deportation Program; Call on DHS to Discontinue Use of Unlawful Detention Requests Replacement for Discredited “Se Communities” Program Suffers From Serious Legal Flaws that Expose DHS and Cooperating Law Enforcement Agencies to Liability Wednesday, June 16, 2015—In response to new details…

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NDLON REACTION TO HOUSE VOTE: “A TESTAMENT TO THE POWER OF GRASSROOTS EFFORTS”

For Immediate Release June 12, 2015Contact: SG Sarmiento, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org NDLON REACTION TO HOUSE VOTE TO BLOCK TPP: “A TESTAMENT TO THE POWER OF GRASSROOTS EFFORTS” Los Angeles, CA–In response to today’s vote to block TPP in the US House, Pablo Alvarado, Executive Director of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON), made the following statement: “Today’s…

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NDLON Calls for Explanation and Action from White House Following Decision to Delay Appeal

For Immediate ReleaseDate: Friday, May 29, 2015Contact: Salvador Sarmiento, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org NDLON Calls for Explanation and Action from White House Following Decision to Delay Appeal (Los Angeles)—In an article appearing in the New York Times today, anonymous sources in the Obama Administration offered a bizarre rationale for the decision not to pursue Supreme Court review of…

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OSHA Investigation into Worker’s Death at Worksite Finds “Willful” Disregard by Construction Company, Fines Over $121,000

For Immediate ReleaseMay 29, 2015Contacts:Jorge Torres, El Centro del Inmigrante,jorge@elcentronyc.orgNadia Marin-Molina, NDLON,nadia@ndlon.org OSHA Investigation into Worker’s Death at Worksite Finds “Willful” Disregard by Construction Company, Fines Over $121,000 “No more excuses” for Staten Island DA to delay immediate charges against Formica Construction Staten Island, NY: The Justice4Delfino Campaign welcomes the completion of the Occupational Safety…

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Tuskegee, First City in Alabama to enact Immigrant TRUST Policy, Reject Entanglement with ICE

For Immediate Release May 27, 2015Contacts:   Yazmine Contreras, yazmin@ndlon.org                  Rodrigo Barragan, press@acij.net TUSKEGEE, First City in Alabama to Enact an Immigrant TRUST Policy,Reject Entanglement with Immigration Enforcement Policy Advances Pres. Obama’s Policing Task Force’s Call to“Decouple federal immigration enforcement from routine local policing” TUSKEGEE, Alabama – Wednesday…

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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…

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