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BREAKING: ICE Separates Dozens of Families Across Wisconsin

Saturday, September 22, 2018   Madison, WI — On Friday and Saturday, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents arrested dozens of people in their homes and workplaces across Wisconsin, terrorizing immigrant communities from Wausau to Milwaukee. As of Saturday afternoon, organizers have confirmed that ICE arrested at least 9 people in the Madison area, and at least one person […]

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Erika Andiola: Keynote Speaker at Voces de la Frontera’s 2018 Gala!

Erika Andiola will be the keynote speaker at our gala on September 28th — click here for tickets!  A national leader in the immigrant youth movement, Erika served as the Press Secretary for Latino Outreach for Bernie Sanders’ 2016 Presidential Campaign and was the Political Director of the campaign’s successor organization Our Revolution. She co-founded the Arizona Dream Act Coalition and […]

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Racine Leaders Condemn Sheriff Schmaling’s Attacks on Latinos & Immigrants

Monday, August 27th, 2018 | Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman, 414-469-9206, sfreeman@vdlf.org  Racine, WI — On Monday, in response to ongoing protests against Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrests in Racine, Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling released a disturbing statement defending his office’s collaboration in deportations and the separation of immigrant families through compliance with warrantless ICE detainer requests. In a move […]

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You’re invited to Voces de la Frontera’s 2018 Gala!

    Date and Time: Friday, September 28th, 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: Erika Andiola, immigrant youth movement leader and former Press Secretary for Latino Outreach for Bernie Sanders’ 2016 Presidential Campaign Reserve your seats now! Sponsorship Levels  $5,000 | […]

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More of the Same: Milwaukee Sheriff’s New ICE Collaboration Policy Still Separates Families

  Tuesday, August 21st, 2018 | Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman, 414-469-9206, sfreeman@vdlf.org Milwaukee, WI — On Tuesday, the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office announced in a letter that they will no longer be honoring Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainer requests, which the Trump Administration has used to separate hundreds of Milwaukee immigrant families. Instead, Acting Sheriff Richard […]

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ICE is Threatening to Separate this Wisconsin Domestic Violence Survivor from Her Children

On Monday, July 9th, Maria Portugal’s lawyer called to tell her that if her estranged husband did not turn himself in to ICE, then ICE would detain her and separate her from her 5 children. Maria and her husband have been separated for over a year. ICE threatened María despite the fact that she has a […]

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Wisconsinites Shut Down Highway Near Trump Fundraiser to Protest Family Separation & Imprisonment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Thursday, June 28th, 2018 Photos here. Video here and here.   Milwaukee – On Thursday, hundreds of people marched and blocked streets around a fundraiser Donald Trump held for Wisconsin Republicans in protest of Trump’s plans to intern tens of thousands of immigrant families in border camps. Marchers called for ICE and Customs and Border Patrol […]

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Wisconsin Rallies to Stop the Indefinite Imprisonment of Families & Abolish ICE

  Milwaukee – On Thursday, June 21st, hundreds of immigrant community members and supporters rallied outside the Milwaukee office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to protest President Trump’s Executive Order from Wednesday ordering the indefinite imprisonment of families in internment camps and to call for the abolition of ICE. Photos of the rally here. Video […]

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Wisconsin Rallies Against Trump’s Order to Indefinitely Imprison Families in Internment Camps

Families seeking safety in the United States must be protected and supported, not separated or imprisoned. Milwaukee – On Wednesday, President Trump announced he would sign an executive order to indefinitely imprison immigrant families together along the border. On Thursday, June 21st, Voces de la Frontera and dozens of community organizations will hold a protest […]

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Sign the Petition: Demand Scott Walker reverse his decision to send Wisconsin National Guard to help Trump imprison families in internment camps!

On Monday, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker sent National Guard troops to the US-Mexico border to help implement President Trump’s “zero tolerance” anti-immigrant policy, first by separating and now by imprisoning immigrant families in internment camps. Scroll down to sign the petition, send an email to Governor Walker, and then call him at 608-266-1212 to demand he reverse his […]

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