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Immigrant Families & Supporters Urge Gov. Walker & GOP to Stop AB190

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman | sfreeman@vdlf.org | 414.469.9206     AB190 would have local law enforcement act like Immigration agents Photos here   MADISON, WI – On Wednesday, hundreds of immigrant families and supporters lobbied and protested against AB190/SB275, a bill introduced by Wisconsin Republicans to have local law enforcement act like immigration agents. Wisconsin […]

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Sylville Smith’s Life Matters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 | ESPAÑOL ABAJO Voces de la Frontera Condemns Acquittal of Milwaukee Police Officer in Community Member’s Killing MILWAUKEE – On Wednesday, yet another police officer was acquitted after killing a Black man, this time in Milwaukee. Voces de la Frontera issued the following statement: “We are heartbroken and angry […]

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After Grassroots Outcry, DHS Rejects Sheriff Clarke

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Saturday, June 17th, 2017 Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman | sfreeman@vdlf.org | 414.469.9206   MILWAUKEE – On Saturday, the Washington Post reported that Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke has told the Trump Administration he no longer wishes to be considered for a position in the Department of Homeland Security. Voces de la Frontera issued the following statement from Executive Director Christine Neumann-Ortiz:  […]

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Voces de la Frontera Joins U.S. Delegation to World Migrant Rights Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  | Thursday, June 15th, 2017 Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman | sfreeman@vdlf.org | 414.469.9206 ESPAÑOL ABAJO     MILWAUKEE – On June 20th and 21st, representatives of Voces de la Frontera will attend the World People’s Conference: For a World Without Walls, Towards Universal Citizenship in Cochabamba, Bolivia. Organized by the Bolivian government, the conference will bring together thousands of […]

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“¡Feliz Ramadán!” Latinos y Musulmanes cenan juntos en solidaridad

El día de ayer se llevó acabo el “Feliz Ramadán”, un evento en el que cientos de latinos y musulmanes se unieron en solidaridad para cenar y fortalecer nuestras alianzas para resistir los ataques hacia nuestras comunidades como la ley estatal AB190 y la prohibición de viaje de Trump hacia musulmanes. Este evento fue organizado por […]

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Threats and a Suspicious Video: Greendale Police Silence Citizen Complaint

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman | sfreeman@vdlf.org | 414.469.9206   GREENDALE, WI – On Tuesday, June 6th, the Greendale Police Department posted a statement to their Facebook page saying Katherine Torres had withdrawn the complaint she filed last Friday. The statement also claimed that dash-cam video (seen here) shows that patrol officer involved Officer Karczewski did not […]

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Wisconsin Republicans Introduce Discriminatory, Anti-Immigrant Bill in the Senate

Friday, May 26th, 2017 Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman, 414-469-9206, sfreeman@vdlf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   SB275 is the companion bill to AB190, and aims to have public employees, local police, and sheriffs act as Immigration agents       MILWAUKEE — Late Thursday night, Republican State Senators introduced a companion bill to the anti-immigrant bill AB190 that seeks to turn public […]

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No Hate in Our State! Toolkit to Stop AB190/SB275!

    Here you will find everything you need to tell your legislators to stop the discriminatory anti-immigrant bill AB190/SB275 and support returning driver’s licenses to immigrants! Click here to read the Assembly version of the bill, AB 190. Click here to read the Senate version, SB275. AB190/SB275 would have local law enforcement act like […]

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Join Voces on May 23rd at the Fight for $15 March on McDonald’s!

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Sheriff Clarke Is Unfit for any Office

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman, 414-469-9206, sfreeman@vdlf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ESPAÑOL ABAJO   Sheriff Clarke Is Unfit for any Office  ​​​​​   In an interview Wednesday afternoon on right wing talk radio, Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke announced he will leave office next month for a job with the Trump Administration as an […]

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