About admin

Author Archive | admin

Walker Sends National Guard to Border to Help Trump Rip Children from Their Families

Wisconsin National Guard troops are following Governor Scott Walker’s directive to deploy to the US-Mexico border starting today. Massachusetts Republican Governor Charlie Baker has recalled the Massachusetts National Guard from border deployment, but Walker stays the course Milwaukee – On Monday, the Wisconsin National Guard announced they had deployed troops to the US-Mexico border, in accordance […]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Sign the Petition to ICE to #FreeFranco!

On Monday, June 11th, Franco Ferreyra was detained during a check-in with Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Milwaukee. Franco is a father of 4 who has lived in Wisconsin since 2001, when he was 13. He graduated from Waukesha South High School and works as a waiter at a Waukesha restaurant, and attends St. Joseph […]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Sign up for Freedom School 2018!

YES Freedom School is a summer-long, weekly program designed to educate YES leaders on different issues pertaining to organizing and political education, in order to develop their personal skills as leaders and advance social justice in their schools. YES Freedom School focuses on developing students into leaders, as well as placing their understanding of organizing […]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Voces de la Frontera Statement on Video of Police Brutality Against Sterling Brown

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Thursday, May 24th, 2018 MILWAUKEE — On Wednesday, May 23rd, the Milwaukee Police Department released bodycam footage of the violent assault, tasing, and arrest of Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown by Milwaukee Police Department officers. Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales said that 3 unidentified officers had been disciplined, although he did not say how. […]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Campaign for Safe Roads Organizing Toolkit: Returning Driver’s Licenses to ALL in Wisconsin

Our community is organizing for legislation in 2019 to ensure that no one is denied the right to drive in Wisconsin because of their income or immigration status.  Restricting driver’s licenses has made our roads less safe, harmed Wisconsin’s economy, and led to the separation of Wisconsin immigrant families.  Click here to read the bilingual Wisconsin […]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Support the Businesses and Organizations that Support Our Movement!

On May Day, we sent a message to Sheriff Severson, to Waukesha, and to the whole world: As workers we have dignity, as immigrants we have pride, as a community we have power— and no 287g! We could not have done this without financial support from dozens of organizations, businesses, and individuals. We wanted to take […]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

After Community Pressure, Wisconsin Father’s Deportation Halted – but Now ICE Must #FreeEduardo!

UPDATE: ICE has moved Eduardo from a detention center close to the border back to Illinois, indicating ICE is not planning to deport Eduardo immediately. Scroll to the bottom to sign the petition urging ICE Chicago Field Office Director Ricardo Wong to use his power to release Eduardo and reunite him with his family. On […]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Over 10,000 Strike and March in Wisconsin to Demand Waukesha Sheriff Severson Reject 287g

  During the “Day without Latinxs & Immigrants,” thousands of workers struck and thousands of students were absent from school Over 100 businesses closed during the march (partial list here) Photos here Video here Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman, 414-469-9206, sfreeman@vdlf.org   Wisconsin’s May 1st Day without Latinxs & Immigrants general strike culminated in a statewide march […]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Wisconsin Coalition Announces Historic May 1st Day without Latinxs & Immigrants, Statewide March in Waukesha to Stop 287g

On May 1st, thousands are expected to strike, close businesses, take their kids from school and march at 10am from Cutler Park in Waukesha.  Voces de la Frontera announces open records request to uncover the truth about 287g in Waukesha   Who: Voces de la Frontera, Casa de Esperanza, immigrant workers and business owners, teachers, more  […]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }

Ryan’s Departure: “Good Riddance.”

RACINE, WISCONSIN – On Wednesday morning, US Speaker of the House Paul Ryan announced he would not seek re-election in November and would retire from Congress at the end of his term. Ryan joins at least 42 Republicans in the House and Senate who are not seeking re-election in 2018. Voces de la Frontera issued the following […]

Continue Reading Comments { 0 }