For Immediate Release // Excuse Cross Postings // Please Forward Contact: B. Loewe (773) 791-4668Date: June 21, 2013 NDLON Reaction to Corker/Hoeven Border Militarization Surge Amendment (Los Angeles) Pablo Alvarado, Director of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network, issued the following statement: “The last election was a mandate to provide equality for immigrants, not a…Details
Lawsuit Filed to End Immigration Agency’s Practice of Unconstitutionally Holding American Citizens and Immigrants in Custody
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE // EXCUSE CROSS POSTINGS // PLEASE FORWARD Date: June 19, 2013Contact: ACLU/SC, Vicki Fox, firstname.lastname@example.org 213.977.5252NDLON, Chris Newman, email@example.com, 213.380.2785 Lawsuit Filed to End Immigration Agency’s Practice of Unconstitutionally Holding American Citizens and Immigrants in Custody Seeks to End ICE Policy of Detain First, Investigate Later Seeking to end the government’s practice…Details
(Los Angeles) In reaction to news of ICE Director John Morton’s resignation, Chris Newman, Legal Director for the National Day Laborer Organizing Network, issued this statement: “John Morton’s departure is tremendous news. Under his leadership, ICE further fractured an already broken immigration system, it did tremendous damage to civil rights, and…Details
Best Way to Move Bill Forward is to Keep Families Together Who Are Working Toward Reform
Congressman Gutierrez as well as Reps. Jackson-Lee, Schakowsky, Titus, Clarke, Cardenas and others join fathers facing deportation and representatives of more than 500 immigrant rights organizations to deliver a letter asking President Obama to suspend deportations for those who would be entitled to eventual citizenship in the immigration bill being currently debated.
The press conference with the National Day Laborer Organizing Network, Gamaliel, Casa in Action, United We Dream, MALDEF, and the AFL-CIO comes the day after the President brought together immigration reform advocates at the White House to discuss the way forward.
”We call on the President to relieve the suffering of families by ceasing deportations as Congress debates reform,” said Oscar Alfaro. Oscar, who had previously received a stay of deportation, was recently denied a renewal. Oscar and his family have battled tirelessly in support of the President’s vision for immigration reform yet may be deported in these next few weeks if the President doesn’t take action to protect him and the 1,100 others who are deported on a daily basis from the United States
2013-06-11. Washington, DC. In response to the President’s speech this morning on immigration reform, Pablo Alvarado, executive director of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network, issued the following statement. “The President must lead by example by exercising his broad authority and discretion. Actions speak louder than words, and there are several steps…Details
Gowdy/Goodlatte “Unsafe Act” is Wreckless Arizonification of the US Backwards Bill is Unconstitutional Attempt to Turn Every Law Enforcer into an Arpaio 06.06.2013 – Washington, DC In response to the introduction of the “Safe Act” by Reps. Gowdy and Goodlatte, Pablo Alvarado, executive director of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network issued the following…Details