WHAT: May Day March Marking National “Day Without Immigrants” and “Beyond the Moment” Movement WHO: 1,000+ members of NOWCRJ’s Congress of Day Laborers, Stand with Dignity, Faith, Labor and Community Allies WHEN: Monday, May 1, 2017, 1-4pm CT WHERE: Congo Square, Louis Armstrong Park, New Orleans, LA NEW ORLEANS—On...

NEW ORLEANS, March 8, 2017—Human rights defender and post-Katrina reconstruction worker José Gómez defied Donald Trump’s deportation machine today at a check-in with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), supported by fellow members of NOWCRJ’s Congress of Day Laborers and faith and community allies. Though Gómez had...

Baton Rouge Law Enforcement Settles With Grassroots and Advocacy Groups to Provide More Protection for Protests Posted on November 30, 2016 by Jessica Turner Baton Rouge Law Enforcement Settles With Grassroots and Advocacy Groups to Provide More Protection for Protests  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 28, 2016 CONTACT: Crystal Williams, North Baton...

CONTACTS: Fernando Lopez, Congress of Day Laborers, 504-258-1000, flopez@nowcrj.org; B. Loewe, Not1More, 773.791.4668, bloewe@onpoint.pro 14 Arrested as Immigrant Leaders Confront ICE during DAPA Court Hearing With Obama’s deportation relief blocked, immigrants in New Orleans hold civil disobedience to protest rogue immigration raids & abuses NEW ORLEANS, LA, Friday, July...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACTS: Fernando Lopez, Congress of Day Laborers, 504-258-1000, flopez@nowcrj.org; B. Loewe, Not1More, 773.791.4668, bloewe@onpoint.pro July 10: Immigrant Leaders to Confront ICE during DAPA Court Hearing With administrative deportation relief blocked by lawsuit, immigrants in New Orleans will march on ICE over ongoing immigration raids & abuses What:...

On June 30, 2014, President Barack Obama announced plans to take executive action on immigration reform. The below is a response by Saket Soni, Executive Director of the National Guestworker Alliance (NGA) and New Orleans Workers’ Center for Racial Justice: Today President Obama said that he needed to take...

New Report Documents Alarming Rise of Community Immigration Raids in New Orleans Immigrants, Community Leaders Demand End to Race-Based Deportation Program PRESS CALL: Thursday, December 19, 2013 at 12 pm EST DIAL: 866-952-1907; Passcode: CARI NEW ORLEANS, December 19, 2013—A report released today by the New Orleans Workers’ Center for Racial Justice (NOWCRJ) revealed an Obama...