NDLON Press Releases

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Texas Sheriff’s Statement Raises Alarms About New Deportation Program

For Immediate ReleaseJuly 3, 2015Contact: SG Sarmiento, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org Texas Sheriff’s Statement Raises Alarms About New Deportation Program “All they did was change the name” says Travis County Sheriff Austin, Texas–According to Travis County Sheriff Greg Hamilton, the new Priority Enforcement Program (PEP), which replaced the failed Se Communities deportation program, is “pretty close” to the…

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Immigrants Serenade Outside Fed Detention Facility in Houston, Demand “ICE Out Of Harris County”

For Immediate Release June 29, 2015
Contact: SG Sarmiento, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org // Martha Ojeda, mojeda@houstonworkers.org Immigrants Serenade Outside Fed Detention Facility in Houston, Demand “ICE Out of Harris County” “Harris County Sheriff Hickman must define whether he will continue this deportation agenda, or take the first, necessary step to build trust with the Latino community” Houston, Texas—Early Monday morning,…

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Sparking Community Anger, Los Angeles County Sheriff Department will Implement Controversial Deportation Program

For Immediate Release // Excuse Cross Postings // Please Forward Date: June 19, 2015Contact: Claudia Bautista, cbautista@ndlon.org, (310) 909-3917 Sparking Community Anger, Los Angeles County Sheriff Department will Implement Controversial Deportation ProgramCommunity Organizations Demand Real Opportunity for Input as 90 Day Deadline Looms On May 12th, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to…

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Local and National Musicians, Advocates Gather Outside Etowah Jail to Serenade Detainees

For Immediate Release: June 17, 2015Contact: Jessica Vosburgh: 203.415.8368, jvosburgh@ndlon.org LOCAL AND NATIONAL MUSICIANS, ADVOCATES GATHER OUTSIDE ETOWAH JAIL TO SERENADE DETAINEES IN CELEBRATION OF FATHER’S DAYConcert is part of Chant Down the Walls series outside of immigration detention centers GADSDEN, Alabama — This Saturday afternoon musicians, artists, advocates, and families from around Alabama and…

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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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