Milwaukee joins nationwide protests against Senate “border surge” amendment (Milwaukee, WI) – The Senate’s immigration reform package was passed with the last-minute addition of a $47 billion “border surge” that would create one of the most costly and militarized border zones in the world over the next 10 years. At a news conference […]
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Trayvon Martin’s murder was an opportunity for the country to reaffirm its principles to equal protection for all under the law. With a different verdict, this case should have marked a turning point for American’s racial justice system. Instead, it represents yet another failure of that system, which sided with racist vigilante-ism over the lives […]
On June 24th, the Senate voted 67-27 to advance the latest version of its federal immigration bill (S. 744, the Border Security, Economic Competitiveness, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013), which includes a dramatic increase in the militarization of the US-Mexico border.
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 Jefferson […]
May 1st, 2013. 11:AM
1) IMMIGRATION REFORM MUST INCLUDE A PATH TO CITIZENSHIP FOR ALL 11 MILLION A path to citizenship must be broad, simple, and affordable for the 11 million aspiring citizens in the US. Employment restrictions referenced in the principles introduced in the bi-partisan Senate plan threaten to exclude significant numbers of workers — such as day laborers, […]
More than twenty five hundred marchers headed to Downtown Milwaukee October 12 to deliver a giant protest ‘No Match’ letter to the Social Security Administration (SSA).
A strong example of what can be achieved by the unity of working people.
Rally organizers highlight threat to ALL workers
For eight days in July 2007, Voces de la Frontera took to the road for a ten city ‘Reality Tour’ across Wisconsin. Town hall style meetings heard personal testimony on the realities that immigrants face and a call for fair, national immigration reform.