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Update on Instate Tuition and Driver’s Cards

When Governor Doyle signed the State budget for 2009-2010 on June 29, Wisconsin became the 11th state in the nation to provide in-state tuition rates for undocumented students.

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What Way Forward for Immigration Reform?

The spirit of the May 1 marches was hopeful: legislative work groups are being set up this summer to draft legislation. But what kind of bill will emerge, and when?

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Adelante: Licencias de Manejar y Matricula Estatal

La lucha para acceso a licencias de manejar y matricula estatal para inmigrantes han tenido un progreso importante.

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Forward: Drivers Licenses and In-state Tuition

The fight for access to drivers’ licenses and in-state tuition for immigrants has made important progress.

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Wisconsin Coalition for Safe Roads: Why Driving Cards Make Sense

Background In May 2005 the United States Congress passed the REAL ID Act, in an emergency appropriations bill, which required all states to check for a person’s immigration status before issuing a driver’s licenses or state ID and to only issue driver’s licenses to persons who are US citizens or have legal status. The state […]

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Primero de mayo en Milwaukee: La colita de 30,000

La marcha del primero de mayo del 2009 en Milwaukee demostró de nuevo ese gran sentido de solidaridad cuando a pesar de rumores falsos que la marcha había sido cancelada, miedo por la gripe de cerdo, una mal economía y la amenaza del clima.

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May 1st: The long march of 30,000

Milwaukee demonstrated once again a tremendous expression of solidarity – despite false rumors that the march had been cancelled, fear over swine flu, a bad economy and threatening weather.

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El primero de Mayo: el gigante que se levanta

Volvemos a marchar el Primero de Mayo, haciendo progresos importantes en nuestros esfuerzos para recuperar el derecho a las licencias de conducir, derecho a la educación superior para jóvenes inmigrantes, un alto a las redadas y una reforma amplia de legalización. Pero necesitamos el mismo compromiso que se demostró en el 2006 a nivel nacional […]

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May 1: the giant rises

We are marching once again on May 1st, making important progress in our efforts to recover the right to a drivers’ license, education rights for immigrant youth, an end to raids and broad legalization reform. But we need the same level of commitment demonstrated across the nation in 2006 to concretize our progress.

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Nuestros logros en los Primeros Cien Días

Mientras que cada día más personas pierden su empleo y casas, escuchamos como los ejecutivos de las grandes corporaciones que fueron responsables por la crisis económica están usando los fondos que recibieron del gobierno para ir a balnearios y pagarse ellos mismos primas exageradas…

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