Advocates Condemn Plan to Detain Transgender Women at Adelanto

For Immediate ReleaseAugust 25, 2015Contact: Olga Tomchin, olga@ndlon.org Advocates Condemn Plan to Detain Transgender Women at Adelanto “[the] way to keep LGBTQ immigrants safe is not to detain them in the first place” Today, over 100 national and local LGBTQ, immigrant, and civil rights organizations urged President Obama in a letter to stop Immigration and Customs…

RELEASE: Grammy Award-Winning Quetzal Joins Community Concert Outside Immigrant Prison

For Immediate ReleaseJuly 31, 2015Contact: Claudia Bautista, cbautista@ndlon.org, (310) 909-3917 Grammy Award-Winning Quetzal Joins Community Concert Outside Immigrant PrisonAs Scapegoating of Immigrants on the rise following “Trump Effect”, Community Rallies to Serenade Inmates and Deportees What: Chant Down the Walls Concert with Los Jornaleros del Norte & Grammy Award-Winning Quetzal followed by Clitoral Mass Bike…

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…

RELEASE: #BringKenaultHome: Coalition demands due process for father & husband deported for minor marijuana convictions

For Immediate Release Press contacts: Olga Tomchin, olga@ndlon.org, 402.650.2339 // Jerónimo Saldaña, Jsaldana@policy.org, 212-613-8074 // Heidi Altman,haltman@caircoalition.org, 202-331-3320 x 20 #BringKenaultHome: Coalition demands due process for father and husband deported for minor marijuana convictions Washington, DC—A coalition of immigrant rights, human rights, and criminal justice reform advocacy organizations are calling on Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Office of Chief Counsel to allow green card holder Garfield Kenault Lawrence, (A#…

NDLON reaction to HR 3009 Vote: All Eyes on Senator Feinstein

For Immediate ReleaseContact: SG Sarmiento, 202-746-2099, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org July 23, 2015 NDLON reaction to HR 3009 Vote: All Eyes on Senator Feinstein (Los Angeles, CA)—Today, the House voted to pass HR 3009, despite a very clear statement from President Obama that he would veto it. In reaction, Chris Newman, Legal Director at the National Day Laborer Organizing…

NDLON reaction to hearing: Surge of Racist Rhetoric is Endangering All of Us

For Immediate Release
July 21, 2015Contact: SG Sarmiento, sgsarmiento@ndlon.org, 202-746-2099 REACTION: Surge of Racist Rhetoric is Endangering All of US Los Angeles, CA—In response to today’s Senate Committee on Judiciary hearing, Pablo Alvarado, Director of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network (NDLON) issued the following statement: “Donald Trump, a birther who believes President Obama himself is an undocumented…

“Free Adelanto 4” Announces Successful Release of Carlos Hidalgo, Pledges Continued Fight Against Detention of People with Disabilities & Vulnerable Groups

For Immediate Release July 13, 2015 Contacts: Olga Tomchin, olga@ndlon.org, 402.650.2339 // Christina Fialho (for interviews with Carlos Hidalgo), cfialho@endisolation.org, 385.212.4842 “Free Adelanto 4” Announces Successful Release of Carlos Hidalgo, Pledges Continued Fight Against Detention of People with Disabilities & Vulnerable Groups Campaign Continues for Vulnerable Individuals Still Detained at Adelanto, Calls to Prevent Transfer…

RELEASE: ICE Plans to Transfer Transgender Women to For-Profit Prison Already Abusing People with Disabilities & Asylum-Seekers

For Immediate ReleaseJuly 6, 2015Contact: Olga Tomchin, olga@ndlon.org #FreeAdelanto4: 
LGBTQ & Immigrant Rights Groups React to ICE Announcement of Plans to Transfer Transgender Women to For-Profit Immigration Prison Already Abusing People with Disabilities and Asylum-Seekers Los Angeles, CA—Days after a coalition of immigrant rights groups launched a campaign exposing abuses against people with disabilities and…

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,…

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…