Trump’s “Offer” is No Offer at All

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 Harsh anti-immigrant proposal is not a serious effort at negotiation and only worsens harm for poor families, federal employees, immigrants & refugees MILWAUKEE – Late Monday night, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell published the text of a bill that he says he will put forward for a vote in the Senate later this […]

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Voces de la Frontera Condemns Trump’s Latest Anti-Immigrant Proposal

Saturday, January 19, 2019 MILWAUKEE – On Saturday, President Trump offered to extend temporary DACA protections for immigrant youth and TPS protections for refugee families in exchange for Congress agreeing to provide $5.7 billion to fund more walls along the US-Mexico border. Voces de la Frontera issued the following statement condemning the proposal: “This is […]

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Driver Licenses for All Toolkit

We are urging Governor-elect Evers and leadership in the Wisconsin state legislature to include provisions int he 2019 state budget to restore access to driver’s licenses for all regardless of immigration status, and to end the practice of suspending licenses solely due to inability to pay fines.  Restoring access to driver licenses for all in […]

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Racine Common Council Committee Advances Resolution Supporting Driver Licenses for All

  Friday, January 11, 2019   RACINE, WISCONSIN – On Thursday, the City of Racine Affirmative Action and Human Rights Commission unanimously approved an advisory resolution endorsing the restoration of access to driver license access to undocumented immigrants and those who have lost their licenses due to unpaid fines. A similar resolution was passed by […]

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Voces’ 2019 Annual Assembly is January 19th!

Join us for our Annual Membership Meeting on Saturday, January 19, 2018 at South Division High School (1515 W Lapham Blvd, Milwaukee, WI 53204). We will hold elections for the Statewide Coordinating Committee and chart a course for 2019 through dialogue and strategic planning. We’ll plan strategy for our campaign to restore driver licenses and in-state […]

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Voces de la Frontera Responds to Trump’s Racist TV Address

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 MILWAUKEE – In response to the President’s lie-filled speech attacking immigrant communities, Voces de la Frontera issued the following statement: “All families have the right to seek safety and freedom,” said Alejandra Gonzalez, a student at Alverno College and member of Voces de la Frontera. “As a DACA recipient, I am grateful to […]

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Immigrant Families Celebrate Tony Evers’ Inauguration & Inclusion of Driver Licenses & Tuition Equity in Wisconsin Budget

Monday, January 7, 2019 Video here. Photos here.   MADISON, WISCONSIN – Over 150 members and supporters of Voces de la Frontera held a press conference and rallied at the Wisconsin Capitol on Monday to celebrate Governor Tony Evers’ inauguration and to show support for Governor Evers’ plan to include the restoration of driver licenses and in-state college tuition […]

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Rally with Voces on Inauguration Day to Support Governor Tony Evers’ Budget and Driver Licenses for All!

Haga clic aquí para leer en español.  Celebrate Tony Evers’ Inauguration: Driver Licenses for All WEAR WHITE Monday, January 7, 9am Wisconsin State Capitol, State St. entrance  Join Voces de la Frontera at 9am on Monday, January 7th, outside of Tony Evers’ inauguration at the state Capitol! We’ll celebrate Evers’ taking office and call for […]

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Tony Evers Will Include Restoring Driver Licenses & In-State Tuition for Immigrant Families in 2019-2021 Wisconsin Budget

Wednesday, January 2, 2019    MADISON, WISCONSIN – In an interview published on Wednesday, Wisconsin Governor-elect Tony Evers told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that he planned to include provisions restoring access to driver licenses and in-state college tuition for Wisconsin immigrant families in his proposed 2019-2021 state budget. Voces de la Frontera issued the following response:  […]

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VDLF Condemns House-Passed Temporary Spending Bill

Friday, December 21st, 2018 | Contact: Jasmine Gonzalez, 414-643-1620, jasmine@vdlf.org Voces de la Frontera strongly condemns the efforts of the Trump Administration to use the threat of a government shutdown to secure over $5 billion for a border wall as part of a short-term national budget bill. “Trump’s wall is nothing more than a monument […]

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