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September 5, 2017

NEW MEXICO IMMIGRANT’S RIGHTS GROUP REACTS TO TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’S ANNOUNCEMENT TO END DACA

 

SANTA FE, NM - Earlier today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced President Trump's decision to effectively end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) program, fulfilling a campaign promise and creating widespread emotional and financial uncertainty across the country.

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August 11, 2017

FEDERAL JUDGE GRANTS FINAL APPROVAL FOR CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT BARRING SAN JUAN COUNTY FROM HONORING ICE IMMIGRATION DETAINERS

 

Albuquerque, NM--On Thursday, as U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions continued his attempt to coerce local jurisdictions across the country, including Bernalillo County, into enforcing federal immigration law, U.S. District Court Judge William P. Johnson granted final approval to a class action settlement barring the San Juan County Detention Center from honoring ICE Immigration Detainers in the case of Susana Palacios-Valencia and Somos un Pueblo Unido v. San Juan County Board of Commissioners.

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July 26, 2017

STATEWIDE IMMIGRANT GROUP DECRIES ICE OPERATION AT TRAFFIC ROADBLOCKS IN EASTERN NEW MEXICO

 

CLOVIS, NM--On the heels of a new wave of deportation raids in eastern New Mexico that terrorized many immigrant families last week, federal immigration agents joined the New Mexico State Police today at a driver's license and insurance checkpoint on U.S. Highway 70 between Clovis and Portales.

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July 20, 2017

STATEWIDE IMMIGRANTS' RIGHTS ORGANIZATION CONDEMNS NEW WAVE OF ICE RAIDS IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO

 

CLOVIS, NM: This week, as House Republicans advanced a budget proposal that includes billions in new immigration enforcement funding and deep cuts to crucial government services, federal immigration agents launched a new wave of deportation raids in Clovis, New Mexico, detaining long-time residents and disrupting the lives of countless families

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June 29, 2017

STATEWIDE IMMIGRANTS' RIGHTS GROUP REACTS TO HOUSE VOTE ON TWO ANTI-IMMIGRANT BILLSD

 

Santa Fe - On Wednesday afternoon, the House of Representatives voted largely on party lines to approve two anti-immigrant proposals, the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act (H.R. 3003) and Kate's Law (H.R. 3004).

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May 1, 2017

DOZENS RALLY TO SUPPORT IMMIGRANT AND WORKERS' RIGHTS; RELEASE REPORT ON IMPACT OF WAGE THEFT ON NATIVE AMERICAN AND LATINO IMMIGRANT WORKERS IN GALLUP

 

Gallup, NM- Today, dozens of workers and their families held a rally and vigil in support of immigrants and working families as part of a national day of action and International Workers Day.

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April 28, 2017

LAWSUIT ALLEGING N.M. DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS FAILS TO ENFORCE WAGE PROTECTION LAWS GOES FORWARD

 

SANTA FE - Today, New Mexico's First Judicial Court ruled that a lawsuit charging that Department of Workforce Solutions (DWS) must enforce state laws protecting working people against wage theft from their employers can go forward. Today's ruling denies DWS's request to dismiss the lawsuit. The individuals and groups who filed the case will request a final ruling from the court this summer.

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March 22, 2017

COURT APPROVES CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT BARRING SAN JUAN COUNTY JAIL FROM HONORING ICE IMMIGRATION DETAINERS

 

Albuquerque--On Friday, United States District Court Judge William P. Johnson granted preliminary approval to a class action settlement barring the San Juan County Detention Center from honoring ICE Immigration Detainers, in the case of Susana Palacios-Valencia and Somos un Pueblo Unido v. San Juan County Board of Commissioners, Case 1:14-cv-1050-WJ-KBM.

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February 11, 2017

National and local legal organizations endorse santa fe resolution that strengthens policies for immigrants

 

SANTA FE, NM-On Saturday, Somos Un Pueblo Unido announced several key endorsements from national and local legal organizations for a proposed city council resolution that reaffirms Santa Fe's non-discrimination policies towards immigrants and creates a broad confidentiality policy to protect the sensitive personal information of all its residents.

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February 6, 2017

Hundreds rally at state capitol against trump's immigration executive orders; push for joint memorial urging legislature and congress to do the same

 

SANTA FE, NM--On Monday, hundreds of immigrant families, labor, faith and civil rights leaders, and elected officials held a rally at the Roundhouse to speak out against President Trump's dangerous executive orders on immigration and their potentially damaging impact on New Mexico.

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February 1, 2017

Workers and community groups win temporary restraining order in lawsuit against department of workforce solutions

 

The order requires the Department of Workforce Solutions to accept wage claims without regard to the Department’s illegal $10,000 cap or illegal one-year lookback period and to keep records of claims impacted by these policies.

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January 25, 2017

Statewide immigrants' rights organization reacts to series of new executive actions on immigration; continue push for stronger local sanctuary policies

 

SANTA FE--On Wednesday, the Trump administration announced two anti-immigrant executive orders aimed at, among other things, building a physical barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border, increasing the number immigration enforcement agents and detention centers, and taking action against local governments that "prevents or hinders" enforcement of federal immigration laws.

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January 18, 2017

Workers and Community Groups File Lawsuit Against Department of Workforce Solutions for Failing to Enforce State Wage & Hours Laws

 

SANTA FE - Today, New Mexicans whose legal rights were violated by the state Department of Workforce Solutions (DWS) announced the filing of a lawsuit to remedy the DWS's failure to enforce our state's wage payment laws.

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January 12, 2017

Immigrant Leaders from Across New Mexico Head to Washington D.C. to Join Rally Ahead of Inauguration, Showcase Local Sanctuary Policies that Defend Immigrants from Looming Trump Administration

 

SANTA FE - Today, a delegation of immigrant leaders from five New Mexico counties will travel to Washington D.C. to participate in a national rally to protect immigrants and refugees ahead of President-elect Trump's inauguration ceremony.

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