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Voces de la Frontera Responds to Sheriff Clarke’s Latest Tantrum

Monday, April 24th, 2017 Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman, 414-469-9206, sfreeman@vdlf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Voces de la Frontera Responds to Sheriff Clarke’s Latest Tantrum    Clarke demands Milwaukee County, City & MPS repeal policies supporting immigrant community members Ahead of May Day march, Clarke demands local elected officials “cease their association” with Voces de la Frontera   […]

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Trump Administration Issues Unconstitutional Threat to Milwaukee County Over Pro-Immigrant Stance

​Friday, April 21st, 2017 Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman, 414-469-9206, sfreeman@vdlf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ESPAÑOL ABAJO Trump Administration Issues Unconstitutional Threat to Milwaukee County Over Pro-Immigrant Stance   MILWAUKEE, WI – On Friday afternoon, the Trump Administration sent letters to 9 jurisdictions threatening to cut federal funding for state and local law enforcement unless the jurisdictions violate the constitutional rights […]

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Organizing Toolkit for May Day 2017 / Herramientas para Organizar el 1ro de mayo de 2017

Letter for employers in English / Carta para empleadores en inglés Letter for employers in Spanish / Carta para empleadores en español Business Support Commitment form in English / Hoja de Compromiso para negocios en ingles  Business Support Commitment form in Spanish / Hoja de compromiso para los negocios en español Student permission slip / […]

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4 facts about the Spiros Bill (AB 190)

EN ESPAÑOL: http://vdlf.org/es/4-hechos-sobre-el-proyecto-de-ley-spiros-2/ AB 190, the Spiros Bill – A bill to have public employees and local law enforcement act like Immigration agents. Sponsored by Rep. Spiros, Rep. Kremer, Sen. Nass and others   The Spiros Bill will separate Wisconsin immigrant families, disrupt the economy, and encourage people to leave the state. The Spiros Bill would […]

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4 facts about the Spiros Bill (AB 190)

EN ESPAÑOL: http://vdlf.org/es/5-hechos-sobre-el-proyecto-de-ley-spiros/ A bill to have public employees and local law enforcement act like Immigration agents. Sponsored by Rep. Spiros, Rep. Kremer, Sen. Nass and others The Spiros Bill will separate Wisconsin immigrant families, disrupt the economy, and encourage people to leave the state. The Spiros Bill would prohibit local governments from keeping their employees […]

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Sheboygan Shuts Down Hate Resolution (with photos)

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | ESPAÑOL ABAJO Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman | 414.469.9206 | sfreeman@vdlf.org   Sheboygan Shuts Down Hate Resolution Following a rally of over 500 community members, Sheboygan Common Council defeats anti-immigrant resolution 14-1 The rally was organized by Voces de la Frontera’s Sheboygan Chapter. Photos below.   SHEBOYGAN, WISCONSIN – On Monday night, […]

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Neil Gorsuch Won’t Stand Up to Trump’s Attacks on Immigrants

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman | sfreeman@vdlf.org | 414.469.9206 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Neil Gorsuch Won’t Stand Up to Trump’s Attacks on Immigrants MILWAUKEE – With Senate Republicans expected to begin hearings on Donald Trump’s nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the US Supreme Court next week, advocates are speaking out about why Gorsuch is wrong […]

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By Signing Up for 287g, Sheriff Clarke has Signed His Resignation

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman | sfreeman@vdlf.org | 414.469.9206 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ESPAÑOL ABAJO   By Signing Up for 287g, Sheriff Clarke has Signed His Resignation   MILWAUKEE – In a Wednesday afternoon Facebook post, Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke published a letter of intent he is sending to Immigration and Customs Enforcement formally requesting 287g […]

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Wisconsin Republicans Reintroduce Anti-Immigrant Legislation that Sparked Uprising

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ESPAÑOL ABAJO Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman | sfreeman@vdlf.org | 414.469.9206 Wisconsin Republicans Reintroduce Anti-Immigrant Legislation that Sparked Uprising Bill aims to have public employees, local police, and sheriffs act as Immigration agents MILWAUKEE – Yesterday, Republican state legislators John Spiros, Jesse Kremer, and Steve Nass began seeking co-sponsorship for anti-immigrant legislation […]

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Voces de la Frontera Responds to Disgraceful State Supreme Court Ruling on Clarke Suit

February 24, 2017 ESPAÑOL ABAJO Voces de la Frontera Responds to Disgraceful State Supreme Court Ruling on Clarke Suit MILWAUKEE, WI – This morning a majority of the Wisconsin Supreme Court overturned rulings by a Circuit Court judge and a unanimous Appeals Court and held that Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke does not have to […]

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