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The 16 best signs from Wisconsin’s May 1st Day without Latinxs, Immigrants & Refugees to Resist Trump & Sheriff Clarke

On May Day — International Workers Day — Milwaukee joined immigrant and worker rights organizations in hundreds of cities nationwide to resist Trump’s attacks on our communities! 1. Strike for Justice! ¡Huelga por la justicia! Over 30,000 workers went on strike, withdrew their children from school, and closed their businesses (150+ businesses closed) to join […]

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30K+ March and Strike in Milwaukee to Resist Trump and Sheriff Clarke

Monday, May 1st, 2017 | Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman, 414-469-9206, sfreeman@vdlf.org | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   30K+ March and Strike in Milwaukee to Resist Trump and Sheriff Clarke  Wisconsin joins the May 1st nationwide Day without Immigrants to resist Trump’s war on immigrants Tens of thousands went on strike and withdrew their kids from school, 140+ businesses  closed (partial list […]

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MONDAY: Wisconsin Day without Latinxs & Immigrants Demands Gov. Walker Remove Sheriff Clarke; Statewide March in Milwaukee

Friday, April 28th, 2017 Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman, 414-469-9206, sfreeman@vdlf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     MONDAY:  Wisconsin Day without Latinxs & Immigrants Demands Gov. Walker Remove Sheriff Clarke; Statewide March in Milwaukee    Monday, May 1st is a “Day Without Latinxs, Immigrants, & Refugees” in Wisconsin and a Day without Immigrants nationwide In Wisconsin, tens of thousands […]

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Voces de la Frontera Responds to Sheriff Clarke’s Latest Tantrum

Monday, April 24th, 2017 Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman, 414-469-9206, sfreeman@vdlf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ESPAÑOL ABAJO   Voces de la Frontera Responds to Sheriff Clarke’s Latest Tantrum    Clarke demands Milwaukee County, City & MPS repeal policies supporting immigrant community members Ahead of May Day march, Clarke demands local elected officials “cease their association” with Voces de la Frontera […]

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Voces de la Frontera Responds to Sheriff Clarke’s Latest Tantrum

Monday, April 24th, 2017 Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman, 414-469-9206, sfreeman@vdlf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Voces de la Frontera Responds to Sheriff Clarke’s Latest Tantrum    Clarke demands Milwaukee County, City & MPS repeal policies supporting immigrant community members Ahead of May Day march, Clarke demands local elected officials “cease their association” with Voces de la Frontera   […]

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Trump Administration Issues Unconstitutional Threat to Milwaukee County Over Pro-Immigrant Stance

​Friday, April 21st, 2017 Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman, 414-469-9206, sfreeman@vdlf.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ESPAÑOL ABAJO Trump Administration Issues Unconstitutional Threat to Milwaukee County Over Pro-Immigrant Stance   MILWAUKEE, WI – On Friday afternoon, the Trump Administration sent letters to 9 jurisdictions threatening to cut federal funding for state and local law enforcement unless the jurisdictions violate the constitutional rights […]

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Organizing Toolkit for May Day 2017 / Herramientas para Organizar el 1ro de mayo de 2017

Letter for employers in English / Carta para empleadores en inglés Letter for employers in Spanish / Carta para empleadores en español Business Support Commitment form in English / Hoja de Compromiso para negocios en ingles  Business Support Commitment form in Spanish / Hoja de compromiso para los negocios en español Student permission slip / […]

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4 facts about the Spiros Bill (AB 190)

EN ESPAÑOL: http://vdlf.org/es/4-hechos-sobre-el-proyecto-de-ley-spiros-2/ AB 190, the Spiros Bill – A bill to have public employees and local law enforcement act like Immigration agents. Sponsored by Rep. Spiros, Rep. Kremer, Sen. Nass and others   The Spiros Bill will separate Wisconsin immigrant families, disrupt the economy, and encourage people to leave the state. The Spiros Bill would […]

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Sheboygan Shuts Down Hate Resolution (with photos)

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | ESPAÑOL ABAJO Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman | 414.469.9206 | sfreeman@vdlf.org   Sheboygan Shuts Down Hate Resolution Following a rally of over 500 community members, Sheboygan Common Council defeats anti-immigrant resolution 14-1 The rally was organized by Voces de la Frontera’s Sheboygan Chapter. Photos below.   SHEBOYGAN, WISCONSIN – On Monday night, […]

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By Signing Up for 287g, Sheriff Clarke has Signed His Resignation

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman | sfreeman@vdlf.org | 414.469.9206 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ESPAÑOL ABAJO   By Signing Up for 287g, Sheriff Clarke has Signed His Resignation   MILWAUKEE – In a Wednesday afternoon Facebook post, Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke published a letter of intent he is sending to Immigration and Customs Enforcement formally requesting 287g […]

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