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No podemos esperar el cambio

Durante la rueda de prensa con el Presidente de México y el Primer Ministro de Canadá, el Presidente Obama respondió a la pregunta sobre cuánto tardaría la reforma inmigratoria con la afirmación de que la reforma inmigratoria es una prioridad, pero que tendría que esperar hasta el 2010 después que pasen las leyes de salud, […]

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We can’t wait for change

President Obama has stated that immigration reform is a priority but will have to wait till 2010 after health care, energy, and financial regulation bills were passed. This is a reversal of his campaign promise to pass immigration reform in 2009…

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Reporte Sobre Matricula Estatal y Tarjetas de Conducir

Cuando el gobernador Doyle firmó el presupuesto estatal del 2009-2010 el 29 de junio, Wisconsin se hizo el 11er estado en la nación de proveer la matricula estatal para estudiantes indocumentados.

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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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