Unite for Migrant Rights & Dignity! Solidarity with all Migrants & Refugees in New Jersey!

BAYAN New Jersey organizations Anakbayan North Jersey, Gabriela New Jersey, Anakbayan Rutgers, and Migrante New Jersey condemn the brutal state repression of solidarity protesters outside Bergen County Jail and rise in full solidarity with the detainees who are on hunger strike since November 13. In stride with our comrades in the Abolish ICE NY/NJ coalition,Continue reading “Unite for Migrant Rights & Dignity! Solidarity with all Migrants & Refugees in New Jersey!”

Progressive Filipino Organizations Denounce Hudson County Contract with ICE

Anakbayan North Jersey, Anakbayan Rutgers, GABRIELA New Jersey, and Migrante New Jersey vehemently condemn the expansion of the Hudson County detention system for the continued criminalization and torture of migrants & refugees. As members of the International Migrants Alliance (IMA), we stand against all collaborations between Immigrant & Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the state, andContinue reading “Progressive Filipino Organizations Denounce Hudson County Contract with ICE”

“Key First Step” to Ensure Worker Safety During the Pandemic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  October 28, 2020  Contact: Lou Kimmel, 732-762-7687, lkimmel@newlabor.org;  Rosanna Rodriguez, 347-440-3665, rosanna@lwcu.org  Workers, Community Groups, Advocacy Organizations, and Labor Unions Hail Gov. Murphy’s Workplace Protection Executive Order as “Key First Step” to Ensure Worker Safety During the Pandemic  Executive Order Mandates Workplace Protections and Creates New Enforcement Process at NJDOL to Protect all NJ Workers During COVID-19 Coalition Will Continue to Push for Right to RefuseContinue reading ““Key First Step” to Ensure Worker Safety During the Pandemic”

International Workers Day: Progressive NJ Organizations Hold May Day Car Rallies to Protest Uphold the Rights of Workers Amidst COVID-19 Crisis

In honor of International Workers Day, Migrante New Jersey, an organization that aims to advance the rights of migrant Filipino workers, with the support of National Democratic Filipino organizations and other progressive NJ organizations mobilized a solidarity caravan to support and join with the struggles of essential workers, promote their rights, and condemn ongoing violationsContinue reading “International Workers Day: Progressive NJ Organizations Hold May Day Car Rallies to Protest Uphold the Rights of Workers Amidst COVID-19 Crisis”

Sigaw ng mga Manggagawang Pilipino sa New York at New Jersey: Ipaglaban ang Kabuhayan, Kalusugan at Karapatan! Singilin ang Rehimeng Trump at Duterte!

Ngayong Mayo Uno, pinagpupugayan namin ang lahat ng mga manggagawa sa buong daigdig sa paggunita ng Pandaigdigang Araw ng mga Manggagawa. Sa gitna ng pandemya at lumalalang krisis pang-ekonomya sa buong daigdig, ating ipinagdiriwang ang mahigit na 134 na taon ng Mayo Uno sa tuloy-tuloy na pakikibaka ng mga manggagawa sa buong daigdig para saContinue reading “Sigaw ng mga Manggagawang Pilipino sa New York at New Jersey: Ipaglaban ang Kabuhayan, Kalusugan at Karapatan! Singilin ang Rehimeng Trump at Duterte!”

Jersey City Filipinos Stand with Marawi, Calls for ‘just and lasting’ Peace in the Philippines

Jersey City, NJ – More than 30 activists, supporters and community members unfurled a banner that says “Never again to martial law” as they stood at the 9/11 memorial fountain at Journal Square, Jersey City. The community vigil aimed to extend solidarity to the victims of a terrorist attacks in the Philippines as well asContinue reading “Jersey City Filipinos Stand with Marawi, Calls for ‘just and lasting’ Peace in the Philippines”

Jersey City Filipinos hold forum on Trump’s policies, extends solidarity to Muslims, refugees

More than 50 community members attended a town hall forum last Sunday at the Philippine Community Center in Jersey City, aimed at tackling the impacts of the Trump administration on the Filipino community.  The town hall forum was held a couple of days after Donald Trump signed a series of anti-immigrant executive orders. “The recentContinue reading “Jersey City Filipinos hold forum on Trump’s policies, extends solidarity to Muslims, refugees”

2016 Elections and the impact on the Filipino Community

What now? Join us for a town hall forum regarding the results of the recent US presidential elections and discuss how this will affect the Filipino community. What: Town Hall Forum When: Sunday, January 29, 5pm-7pm Where: Philippine Community Center (124 Mallory Ave, Jersey City NJ 07304) SEE FACEBOOK EVENT HERE Speakers: Cristina A. GodinezContinue reading “2016 Elections and the impact on the Filipino Community”

Migrante NJ responds to Trump election, holds free legal clinic

Jersey City, NJ – Migrante New Jersey, a Jersey City based Filipino immigrant and workers’ rights organization, held a free legal clinic on immigration this past Sunday, November 20, at Pope Hall, Saint Peter’s University in response to what the organizers called “climate of fear and uncertainty” caused by the recent election to the presidencyContinue reading “Migrante NJ responds to Trump election, holds free legal clinic”

Cecil Delgado: Why I joined Migrante New Jersey

This speech was deliver at the launching of Migrante New Jersey, Pope Lecture Hall, Saint Peter’s University, October 2, 2016.  Good afternoon everyone, magandang tanghali po sa inyong lahat. Ako po si Cecil Delgado, a mother of a fourteen year old young man, a migrant worker and a part of Florida 15, a human traffickingContinue reading “Cecil Delgado: Why I joined Migrante New Jersey”