National Day Laborer Organizing Network

Type: Organization
Name: National Day Laborer Organizing Network
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Immigration hunger strike rolls on in D.C.

One week after launching their protest on the doorsteps of the White House, the three people who had been starving themselves for the president’s attention made a decision.The youngest of the strikers, 18-year-old college student Cynthia Diaz, had been ... [Published MSNBC - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Why I went on a hunger strike for my mom

“Cynthia! They’re taking your mom!” The sound of my dad’s shout woke me up at seven in the morning.I ran to the front door of our Arizona home that morning, where 10 agents in black uniforms surrounded my mom. Already handcuffed in her pajamas and slippers, ... [Published MSNBC - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Blame both the GOP and President Obama for im...

New York immigrant families and advocates rallied outside of a fundraiser hosted by House Speaker John Boehner in Manhattan to protest what they say is his indifference to the suffering of immigrant families and his passivity on immigration reform.New ... [Published New York Daily News - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

2014 Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus 42nd Anniversary Dinner

Each year, the Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus gala features a keynote speaker and an awards presentation honoring individuals or organizations who have made a significant impact in the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community through ... [Published AsianWeek.com - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Protestors Fight For #Not1More Deportation Across the US

by Feminist Newswire on Apr 9, 2014 • 1:05 PM No CommentsOn Saturday, thousands of immigration activists gathered in over 60 cities across the United States to protest the deportation of undocumented immigrants.via NDLONThe main organizer of the nationwide ... [Published Feminist Majority Foundation - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

As Deportations Top 2 Million, Should Activists Push for Executive Order or Congressional Action?

Protesters took to the streets in more than 60 cities on Saturday to call on President Obama to stop the deportation of undocumented immigrants. Some marked it as the date when the Obama administration likely reached its two millionth deportation. This ... [Published Democracy Now! - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Obama's Immigration Options

Sending a message: Protesters push for policy change.(Kevork Djansezian/) Advocates are demanding that government do something—anything—to address unauthorized immigrants' deportation and detention fears. And they're looking squarely at the president ... [Published National Journal - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Students to March for Immigration Reform

CHARLIE LOWE/THE HOYAGeorgetown students were among 10,000 protesters in an immigration rally at the Capitol in October. A similar protest will take place Saturday as part of a National Day of Action protesting Obama's immigration policy.Students from ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Friday: Columbus joins #Not1More national day of action to stop deportations

In solidarity with detainees on hunger strike in Tacoma, Washington and Conroe, Texas, the National Day Laborer Organizing Network is organizing a national day of action against deportations on Saturday, April 5. Protests are planned in about 70 U.S. ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

Deportation Can be a Death Sentence for LGBT Immigrants (4/2/14)

NEW YORK, April 2 -- Immigration Equality issued the following news release:In the next few weeks, the Obama administration will have deported 2 million people. On April 5th, Immigration Equality will stand in solidarity with NDLON (the National Day Laborer ... [Published Targeted News Service - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Unitarian Universalists struggle for justice at Northwest Detention Center

The struggle for human rights at the Northwest Detention Center , a for-profit immigration prison in Tacoma, Washington, began years before detainees launched a hunger strike on March 7 to protest their living conditions and U.S. immigration policy.Activists ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

GRAHAM : Stopping deportations

STOPPING DEPORTATIONS A dozen people locked arms in the driveway of the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma on February 24 to protest the Obama administration's mass deportations of immigrants. They managed to avoid arrest while, they said, blocking ... [Published 4 Traders - Mar 28 2014]

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...Asked about the other, the light in José's eyes spilled over. "The other is also in Mexico," he said. "But he is not with us.” This middle son was murdered shortly after returning to Michoacán, a state on Mexico’s west coast wrecked by the drug wars."
...St. Francis, who led a social-justice movement for the poor and underprivileged during the Middle Ages, once said that "[i t is no use walking anywhere to preach unless our walking is our preaching." In our path toward achieving a better society for immigrants, the way immigrant rights activists treat one another must be as just as the justice we...
...these recommendations," Tania Unzueta, a Blue Ribbon Commission member who works with the National Day Laborer Organizing Network, said Thursday. "We specifically decided to just say [to expand deferred action] to the fullest extent of the law, to as many people as possible. We don't think that we should be divided between deserving and undeserving immigrants."
"There is a very, very big opposition to calling these organizations what they really are: narcoterrorists," he said. "When you label them as a narcoterrorists, we can pursue and target them under the Patriot Act. This is one of the major things that we need to do because of the level of sophistication they have. We have a saying on the border: 'If it gets by us today, it's going to be your problem tomorrow.'"

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Deportation protests end in arrests [Published Yale Daily News - Apr 18 2014]
Not One More: Can These Hunger Strikers Stop Ob... [Published The Nation - Apr 17 2014]
Why Obama Still Can Act to Halt Deportations [Published Gnom.es - Apr 17 2014]
Immigration hunger strike rolls on in D.C. [Published MSNBC - Apr 17 2014]
Why I went on a hunger strike for my mom [Published MSNBC - Apr 15 2014]
Blame both the GOP and President Obama for im... [Published New York Daily News - Apr 13 2014]
A Spirit of Solidarity Within the Movement for ... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 12 2014]
On the Scene [Published AsianWeek.com - Apr 12 2014]
2014 Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus 42nd ... [Published AsianWeek.com - Apr 12 2014]
Immigrants Release Ambitious Plan To Halt Depor... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 10 2014]
Sheriffs Warn Dangers of Cartels Reach Far Beyo... [Published Media Awareness Project - Apr 10 2014]
As Deportations Top 2 Million, Should Activists... [Published Democracy Now! - Apr 10 2014]
Obama's War on Immigrants [Published Boston IMC - Apr 10 2014]
Protestors Fight For #Not1More Deportation Acro... [Published Feminist Majority Foundation - Apr 09 2014]
Obama's Immigration Options [Published National Journal - Apr 08 2014]
A Patriotic Reader Reports On The “Not One More... [Published VDare - Apr 08 2014]
An Emotional Plea From Mother And Daughter Sepa... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 07 2014]
Deportation Protests Point to Obama Hypocrisy [Published The Guardian Express - Apr 06 2014]
National Day of Action calls for suspension of ... [Published New Haven Register - Apr 05 2014]
Fighting for family: Dreamers, gays seek end to... [Published Wisconsin Gazette - Apr 05 2014]
HUFFPOST HILL - Bush Painted, People Fainted [Published Huffington Post - Apr 04 2014]
Flagstaff Group to Protest Immigrant Deportatio... [Published KNAU - Apr 04 2014]
Immigration Activists Escalate Deportation Figh... [Published Huffington Post - Apr 04 2014]
Students to March for Immigration Reform [Published Individual.com - Apr 04 2014]
Pro-immigrant group Puente walking 60 miles to ... [Published TriValleyCentral.com - Apr 03 2014]
Friday: Columbus joins #Not1More national day o... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 03 2014]
Deportation Can be a Death Sentence for LGBT Im... [Published Targeted News Service - Apr 03 2014]
Unitarian Universalists struggle for justice at... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 03 2014]
Cesar Chavez's complicated legacy [Published MSNBC - Apr 03 2014]
Group: Deportation can be death sentence for LGBTs [Published Windy City Times - Apr 02 2014]
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Immigrant Activists Push to Stop Deportations [Published TIME.com - Mar 18 2014]
(DENVER) — President Barack Obama’s surprise announcement last week that his administration would change its deportation policy to become more “humane” shows how the immigration battle has narrowed after months of congressional deadlock. More Prison ...
Immigrant Activists Push to Stop Deportations [Published Swampland - Mar 18 2014]
(DENVER) — President Barack Obama’s surprise announcement last week that his administration would change its deportation policy to become more “humane” shows how the immigration battle has narrowed after months of congressional deadlock. More Prison ...
How The Obama Administration Can Reduce Deporta... [Published Think Progress - Mar 14 2014]
CREDIT: ThinkProgress/ Esther Y. Lee On Thursday evening, President Barack Obama (D) told three top members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus that he would ask the Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson to review options to achieve ...
News Shorts [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Feb 26 2014]
News So Short, It Fits in Printby Stranger Staff STOPPING DEPORTATIONS A dozen people locked arms in the driveway of the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma on February 24 to protest the Obama administration's mass deportations of immigrants. They ...
Protesters Lock Arms To Block Immigrant Detenti... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Feb 24 2014]
A dozen protesters, including two undocumented immigrants, locked arms in the driveway of the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma at 6:30 a.m. morning to protest the Obama administration's record-breaking mass deportations of immigrants. How we gonna ...
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