¡Alto Arizona! is a response to Arizona Senate Bill 1070. It is a campaign to push back against anti-immigrant state and local laws that are unjustly targeting migrant communities across the state.
On Friday, April 23rd, Governor Jan Brewer joined the ranks of George Wallace and others like him who sought to gain political advantage by encouraging hatred and bigotry. And while Brewer and Sheriff Joe Arpaio may have written themselves into the history books by supporting this repugnant law, they will appear as nothing more than a footnote. Indeed, this chapter of history will be written by the millions of immigrants who assert their place in the American story like all others who came before them. This chapter will be written by a new generation of fearless leaders. It will be written by all of us.
Arizona's immigrant community is organizing and mounting the political, legal, and economic pressure needed to restore constitutional protections to the state. They need the nation's help to change the federal policy that allowed for the formation of SB 1070. The simple fact is that the President of the United States has the moral authority and legal obligation to intervene and put an end to SB 1070. We are drawing a line in the sand in Arizona to stop hate before it spreads across the country.
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- Press Releases
February 21, 2012
Buenos dias tengan todas y todos ustedes. Me llamo Raúl Alcaraz Ochoa aquí junto con compañeros representando el Centro de Trabajadores Southside de Tucson, rx AZ.
Les presento hoy con gran...
January 25, 2012
In a disappointing repeat of last year's address, President Obama had very little to say on immigration, an issue that is central to the country's future. President Obama boasted about putting more...
October 11, 2010
In Arizona, law enforcement has two new tools in their supposed fight against immigration; ski masks and teddy bears.
Anyone in Maricopa County can sign-up to be part of volunteer posses that sweep...
18-09-2012 NHITS4848 Press Releases NDLON Staff
Day laborers pledge to continue fight against discriminatory law at community level, Look to California for Alternate Direction
September 18. Phoenix, AZ.
In response to the lifting of the injunction against section...Read more
27-06-2012 NHITS16106 Press Releases NDLON Staff
Mary Rose Wilcox, Pastor Stewart, Puente, ACLU Cite Pending Humanitarian Crisis, Call for Suspension of Secure Communities, Termination of All 287(g) Agreements in Arizona
PHOENIX, 6/27/2012 -- In the wake of the Supreme...Read more
25-06-2012 NHITS65619 Press Releases NDLON Staff
Following the Supreme Court’s ruling on Arizona’s controversial state immigration law, S.B. 1070, Pablo Alvarado, Executive Director of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network, issued the following statement:
“The court’s...Read more
Powerhouse Hip-Hop Star Headlines Mothers' Day Concert for Human Rights
What: Women in Resistance AltoArizona Hip-Hop Concert with Ana Tijoux, Cihuatl Ce, and all Female Mariachi
Where: Puente Movement Office. 1306 E Van Buren.…
05.10.2012 Washington, DC. In response to the Department of Justice announcement that it will be suing Sheriff Arpaio of Maricopa County in its civil rights case against him, the National Day Laborer Organizing…
05.10.2012 Phoenix, AZ. In response to the DOJ announcement that it will be suing Sheriff Arpaio after negotiations in its civil rights case failed and the Sheriff's subsequent promise to appeal in what will…
Events in Phoenix, Elsewhere Protest SB1070 and Similar Federal Deportation Programs
April 23, 2012. Phoenix, AZ.
Groups across the country are preparing for the Supreme Court hearing of the Department of Justice's…
Supreme Court Should Strike Down Arizona Bill, Local March to Call for End to Similar Federal Programs.
Who: A Wide Coalition of Organizations
When: April 25th. March to begin at 3pm Arizona Time.
Where: Opening Rally at…
Link to recording of today's call: http://ndlon.org/docs/2011arpaio.mp3
Phoenix, AZ- Yesterday, the United States Department of Justice released a scathing report, confirming the “discriminatory policing practices” that Sheriff Joe Arpaio has used to…
In reaction to the Department of Homeland Security announcement that it is severing its 287(g) agreement with Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and restricting his access to Secure Communities, Chris…
Today the Department of Justice concluded its three year investigation into civil rights violations in the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office. In response to the detailed report, Pablo Alvarado of the National Day…
As the call for Sheriff Arpaio of Maricopa County, Arizona to resign grows, Pablo Alvarado of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network issued the following statement:
"We are pleased attention has properly…
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22-10-2012 NHITS41574 Videos NDLON Staff
Shock by Ana Tijoux filmed in ArizonaRead more