Toolkit: No 287g in Wisconsin!

287g is a discriminatory program that turns local law enforcement into Immigration agents, with the power to investigate immigration status and separate immigrant families. Waukesha County Sheriff Eric Severson has applied to join Trump’s war on immigrants and turn his deputies into Immigration agents through 287g. Click here to read our factsheet on 287g. Click here to add […]

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Following Community Outcry, Federal Government Rejects Milwaukee County’s 287g Application

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, November 14th, 2017     The Trump Administration approved 287g applications from Waukesha County and 22 other jurisdictions nationwide     Families rally against 287g in Milwaukee on Tuesday. Photo: Voces de la Frontera   MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN —  On Tuesday the Department of Homeland Security rejected an application to give Milwaukee County […]

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Bus information for November 5th & Toolkit to Stop 287g in Wisconsin

Haga clic aquí para leer en español.  Walker: Keep Immigrant Families Together! Scott Walker must oppose 287g & the anti-immigrant bill AB190! Sunday, November 5th, 1pm 2001 S Prairie Ave, Waukesha Buses from around the state Click here to print November 5th flyers in English. Haga clic aquí para imprimir volantes para el 5 de noviembre […]

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Waukesha Sheriff Severson Goes Back on his Word, Secretly Asks Trump for 287g Authorization

WAUKESHA, WISCONSIN – Today it was revealed that Waukesha County Sheriff Eric Severson formally requested 287g authorization for his deputies in a secret May 15th letter. Under the 287g program, Waukesha sheriffs would be authorized to racially profile, interrogate, and detain community members for deportation. This year in Milwaukee, Voces de la Frontera organized two general strikes […]

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Senate Hearing on the Anti-Immigrant Bill AB190!

ESPAÑOL ABAJO Senate Committee Hearing on the Anti-Immigrant Bill AB190/SB275. Thursday, October 12th, 9:30am at the State Capitol in Madison, Room 412 East. The bill is a copycat of Texas’ SB4 and very similar to the bill we defeated last year through the Day without Latinxs and Immigrants of February 2016. It would give sweeping powers to local law […]

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You’re invited to Voces de la Frontera’s 2017 Masquerade Gala!

You’re invited to Voces de la Frontera’s 2017  Masquerade Gala!      Date and Time: Friday, October 27th, doors open 5:30pm Location: Harley Davidson Museum, 400 W Canal St, Milwaukee, WI 53203 Tickets: $75 for Voces members, $100 for the general public. Keynote Speaker: Iván Ceja, Co-founder of Undocumedia Reserve your seats now! Sponsorship Levels  $3,000 Freedom Fighter $2,000 Vocero $1,000 Dreamer $750 Member […]

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September 27th — the People’s Hearing Against AB190

ESPAÑOL ABAJO People’s Hearing: Got Milk? Not Without Immigrants, Stop AB190! Wednesday, September 27th, 10:30am at the State Capitol in Madison. No to police acting like ICE! Join us to speak out against the destructive impact AB190 would have on our communities and Wisconsin’s economy, particularly the dairy industry. Instead of turning police into ICE, […]

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Paul Ryan Must Allow a Vote on a Clean Dream Act

RACINE, WISCONSIN — Following a meeting with House Republicans Wednesday, US House Speaker Paul Ryan implied that he would not allow a vote on a bill to protect immigrant youth and families harmed by the end of DACA unless it was coupled with funds to build a border wall. This comes one day after hundreds […]

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Hundreds March to Demand Paul Ryan Protect Immigrant Youth & Families

Hundreds March to Demand Paul Ryan Protect Immigrant Youth & Families Marchers reject moves to combine relief with bigoted border wall Photos here     RACINE, WISCONSIN — On Tuesday night, hundreds of immigrant families and supporters marched through Racine calling on US House Speaker Paul Ryan to advance legislation to protect immigrant youth and […]

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Under Massive Pressure, Sheriff Clarke Resigns

Under Massive Community Pressure, Sheriff Clarke Resigns   MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke has resigned. Sheriff Clarke had made himself a mouthpiece for white supremacists by attacking the Black Lives Matter Movement and making bigoted statements against the Black, Latinx, Muslim, and LGBTQ residents of Milwaukee County he was sworn to protect. Recently, […]

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