White House Immigration Relief Delay: Politics Over People

In response to the President’s announcement that he will again delay executive action on immigration, Christine Neumann-Ortiz, exective director of Voces de la Frontera, released the following: “Today’s news is a clear statement from Washington that once again, politics trumps the lives of people. Six years ago, President Obama was elected on a pledge to pass immigration […]

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MARCHA DEL PRIMERO DE MAYO (MILWAUKEE)

As immigrant families are being separated at historic rates and the fight to stop deportations heats up nationally, it’s more important than ever to challenge those responsible.  On May 1st, we hit the streets of Milwaukee to say “Not One More!” Not one more family torn apart. Not one more child separated from their parents […]

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“El interrogatorio fue ilegal”: LAS REDADAS DEL ICE EN LAS CORTES DEL CONDADO

According to community members and media reports, federal immigration officials in plain clothes have questioned, detained, and placed in deportation proceedings people they suspect of being undocumented in county courthouses in Racine, Ozaukee, Walworth, and Milwaukee counties.  Without identifying themselves as federal agents, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers question people about their immigration status, […]

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Immigrant Families Ramp Up Calls On the President for Executive Action

In response to the January 28th State of the Union address, Voces executive director Christine Neumann-Ortiz issued the following statement: “We applaud President Obama’s proposed minimum wage hike in the fight against income inequality, and for economic justice for the working poor.  His action shows that President Obama can use executive orders such as that one […]

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2014 Annual Assembly (Asamblea Anual)

Foto: Voces de la Frontera El 25 de enero, Voces de la Frontera celebró su Asamblea Anual – una reunión colectiva y democrática de nuestros miembros para determinar nuestra agenda anual. En esta reunión se planificó nuestros proyectos y prioridades para este año. A medida que el gobierno de Obama se acerca a los dos […]

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2013 PEOPLE’S GALA / GALA POPULAR

   2013 has been another incredible year of action & achievement here at Voces! On October 17th, we honor our supporters – the defenders of civil and labor rights who contribute to the important work that Voces de la Frontera carries out at the state and national level.  We are thrilled to have the opportunity to […]

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Wisconsin DREAMers Celebrate Anniversary of “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)” & Kick Off Statewide Tour for Humane Immigration Reform

While Congress is in recess and the President is on vacation, 44,000 immigrant families will be torn apart through deportation.  August 15th marks one year since President Obama implemented the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, a mandate through executive order that allows DREAMers the opportunity to come out of the shadows and be free […]

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TAKE ACTION FOR A FAIR IMMIGRATION REFORM BILL!

The time has come for a clear path to legalization for the 11 million undocumented people in this country. Below are some ways you can help: 1. Will you be 1 of 100 callers and commit to calling your Senator every day for the next week?  We’re going to need to pass this bill with strong […]

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Photos from Rally for Family Unity & Legalization

Following an afternoon rally in which immigrant families from Wisconsin shared stories of separation and deportation and called on Senator Ron Johnson to support the federal immigration reform bill now headed to the US Senate, 18 US citizen allies of undocumented immigrants organized a peaceful civil disobedience action on the corner of Wisconsin Ave and […]

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Families Hopeful As Federal Immigration Bill Moves Forward to US Senate

The following is a statement from executive director Christine Neumann-Ortiz, on the Senate Judiciary Committee passing the “Gang of 8” immigration bill onto the Senate, with a bipartisan vote of 13-5 after several amendment hearings: “Yesterday represents important momentum in the legislative process to create a path to citizenship for millions of New Americans. It is […]

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