NDLON Reaction to Supreme Court Decision

For Immediate ReleaseJanuary 14, 2016Contact: SG Sarmiento, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org NDLON Reaction to Supreme Court Decision Washington, DC—In response to the U.S. Supreme Court accepting review of Texas v. U.S., representatives of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON) made the following statements: NDLON Executive Director, Pablo Alvarado, made the following statement in Washington DC: “It has…

NDLON: Ahead of Final State of Union, President Obama’s Legacy is on Line

For Immediate ReleaseJanuary 12, 2016Contact: SG Sarmiento, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org NDLON: Ahead of Final State of Union, President Obama’s Legacy is on Line Los Angeles, CA—Ahead of today’s State of the Union address, Pablo Alvarado, Executive Director of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON) made the following statement: “It’s difficult to have an optimistic vision of…

Trump stigmatizes people with his dehumanizing language, President Obama deports them

For Immediate ReleaseJanuary 4, 2016Contact: Salvador Sarmiento, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org REACTION: Trump stigmatizes people with his dehumanizing language, President Obama deports them Los Angeles, CA—In response to the White House’s new efforts to rev-up deportations, this time of women and children refugees, Pablo Alvarado, Executive Director of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON), made the following…

NDLON REACTION to Sanders’ Immigration Plan

For Immediate ReleaseNovember 24, 2015Contact: SG Sarmiento, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org NDLON REACTION to Sanders’ Immigration Plan Los Angeles, CA—In response to presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ immigration plan, Pablo Alvarado, Executive Director of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON) issued the following statement: “We look forward to studying the details, but it is frankly a welcome sign…

In Response to Targeting of Grandfather, Family Demands Meeting with ICE Director Saldaña and Answers for Libelous Statements, Highlights Additional Cases

Press ReleaseOctober 12, 2015Contacts: Olga Tomchin, olga@ndlon.org // Yadira Sanchez, yadirasanchez37@gmail.com In Response to Targeting of Grandfather, Family Demands Meeting with ICE Director Saldaña and Answers for Libelous Statements, Highlights Additional Cases (San Francisco, CA) – Today, the family of 67-year old grandfather Apolinar Sanchez Cornejo (“Abuelito Poly”), along with the National Day Laborer Organizing…

NDLON Reaction: There is still time for Boehner to Do the Right Thing

For Immediate Release // Please Excuse Cross PostingsDate: Friday, September 25, 2015Contact: Salvador Sarmiento, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org  NDLON Reaction: There is still time for Boehner to Do the Right Thing Los Angeles, CA — In reaction to news of Speaker Boehner’s sudden announcement of resignation, Pablo Alvarado, Executive Director of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON),…

National Coalition Demands DOJ Drop Charges Retaliating Against Portland Labor Leader

For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 8, 2015Press Contact: Olga Tomchin, olga@ndlon.org National Coalition Demands DOJ Drop Charges Retaliating Against Portland Labor Leader for Seeking Sanctuary in a Church Portland, OR—Today, 118 labor, faith, immigrant rights, and civil rights organizations joined together to call on US Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Acting US Attorney Billy Williams to immediately…

RELEASE: NDLON Demands Answers from ICE after “Record Number” of Arrests

For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 3, 2015Contact: Claudia Bautista, cbautista@ndlon.org NDLON Demands Answers from ICE after “Record Number” of Arrests Los Angeles, CA—In response to ICE’s ‘record setting’ raid in Southern California during which 244 people were taken from their homes, immigrant and civil rights groups are demanding transparency from ICE and offering a hotline for individuals that…

RELEASE: DC Officials, Immigrant Rights Groups Denounce Scapegoating in Congress, Stand up for Trust

For Immediate Release July 30, 2015Contact: SG Sarmiento, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org DC Officials, Immigrant Rights Groups Denounce Scapegoating in Congress, Stand up for Trust “DC is proud to be a sanctuary city” – Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton Washington, DC—On Thursday, city officials and immigrant rights groups joined in a unity press conference at the front steps of…