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The GOP has taken immigrant youth hostage, but Senate Democrats must stand firm

Democrats must resist Trump’s attempts to use the DACA crisis he created to return the immigration system to the Jim Crow era   MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN – The Senate is debating protections for 1.8 million immigrant young people left vulnerable to deportation by President Trump’s cruel decision to end DACA. Republicans have proposed various bills that aim to […]

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Democratic Leadership Caves to Trump’s White Nationalist Agenda

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, January 22, 2018 Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman, 414-469-9206, sfreeman@vdlf.org   Press Conference: Democratic Leadership Caves to Trump’s White Nationalist Agenda   Who: Voces de la Frontera, Youth Empowered in the Struggle, Dreamers, voters What: Press Conference Responding to Senate Vote When: Monday, January 22nd, 3:30pm Where: Outside Senator Tammy Baldwin’s Milwaukee office, 633 W Wisconsin Ave, […]

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Milwaukee Community Organizations Must be Part of the Process to Select a New Police Chief

MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN — On Monday, January 8th, Milwaukee Police Chief Ed Flynn announced he would retire on February 16th. Voces de la Frontera issued the following statement on Flynn’s retirement:  “We urge Mayor Barrett to allow for a democratic and transparent process that will allow community organizations to participate in the process of selecting a new […]

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Sign up for the Community Art Build! January 19-21

Join us to make art for the struggle for student, worker, and immigrant rights! We’ll make banners, picket signs, parachute banners, posters, and more. Lunch and child care will be provided saturday and sunday. All are welcome, no expertise or experience required. INOVA Gallery, Kenilworth Building  2155 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202 Friday, January […]

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Voces de la Frontera Calls for Continued Grassroots Pressure to Demand the Clean Dream Act & TPS Protections

Trump ends TPS protections for 200,000 refugee families and embraces white supremacists’ demands to sink the Dream Act   MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN — On Monday, January 8th, Trump Administration officials announced they would be ending Temporary Protected Status protections for some 200,000 Salvadoran families. This comes days after President Trump declared he would sign no bill to protect […]

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Las Posada Protests for the Clean Dream Act

On Thursday, December 21st, we’ll hold posada-themed protests at the offices of Tammy Baldwin, Gwen Moore, Ron Johnson, and Paul Ryan, to urge them to include the clean Dream Act in the federal budget. Las Posadas are a Latin American Christmas tradition where participants Mary and Joseph’s to find shelter the night Jesus was to […]

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122 lose DACA every day — Call Congress to say #DreamActNow

Since Trump ended DACA, 12,156 young people have lost the right to work and live without fear of separation from their families.    Will you take 5 minutes to act for immigrant youth and families, and call your Senators and Congresspeople to say that the clean Dream Act MUST be included in federal spending legislation?   You can […]

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Wisconsin Congressman Pocan Won’t Vote for Spending Bill without the Dream Act

MADISON, WISCONSIN — On Wednesday, November 29th, US Congressman Mark Pocan of Wisconsin announced he would not vote for legislation to continue funding the government unless the bill includes measures protecting immigrant youth now vulnerable to deportation and separation from their families following Donald Trump’s elimination of the DACA program. Rep. Pocan signed a “Dear Colleague” letter […]

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Sign-on Dairy Letter to GOP Leadership to Stop AB190 & 287g

To: The Honorable Governor Scott Walker, Honorable Speaker Robin Vos and the Honorable Scott Fitzgerald Re: The Dairy Industry and Immigrant Labor I am writing to you today to urge you to speak out publicly against AB190/2B275 and 287g, two initiatives that threaten the entire dairy industry. The dairy industry in Wisconsin is a $43 […]

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December 5-7th: Come to DC to Fight for the Dream Act!

On December 6th, 2017, thousands of immigrant youth and supporters will gather at the Capitol in Washington to push Speaker Paul Ryan and Congress to pass the clean Dream Act. Sign up to take the bus to DC with your Voces and YES family! For people under 18, make sure your parent or legal guardian […]

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