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Join us at this year’s Gala de Colores

Dear supporter,  I would like to extend a warm invitation  for you to Voces de la Frontera’s Gala de  Colores on Friday December 12 2014 at  the Hyatt Regency located at 333 W  Kilbourn Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203.   There will be a VIP cocktail hour with our  Keynote speaker, Pulitzer Prize winning  journalist Jose Antonio […]

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White House Immigration Relief Delay: Politics Over People

In response to the President’s announcement that he will again delay executive action on immigration, Christine Neumann-Ortiz, exective director of Voces de la Frontera, released the following: “Today’s news is a clear statement from Washington that once again, politics trumps the lives of people. Six years ago, President Obama was elected on a pledge to pass immigration […]

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Statement: President Obama Has No Reason To Delay Executive Action

In reaction to President Obama’s June 30th immigration comments, Christine Neumann-Ortiz, Executive Director of Voces de la Frontera, issued the following statement: “Today for the first time, the President promised to act independently of a failed Congress to modernize our immigration policies through executive action.  He has no reason to wait, and every day that he […]

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Milwaukee ICE Raid Bond Fundraiser

Osvin Ayala, whose father Antonio was detained, at Milwaukee’s emergency rally in response to the May 27th raids. After posting bond, his father is out on bail, but still faces deportation proceedings.  DONATE HERE. *ESPAÑOL ABAJO* On Tuesday, May 27th 22 people were taken from their homes and workplaces during an immigration raid conducted in partnership with […]

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As President Obama Announces Delay of Immigration Relief, Impact Hits Milwaukee

Milwaukee families call for the release of  loved ones at the local ICE office. (Joe Brusky Photography) Contact: Joe Shansky, Voces de la Frontera 414.795.3380, joe@vdlf.org Dozens of local families separated as ICE raids sweep the city  On Tuesday May 27th dozens of Milwaukeeans were taken from their homes and workplaces by local law enforcement, […]

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Senator Baldwin and Congresswoman Moore Demand End to Immigration Raids in Wisconsin Courthouses

May Day March to Stop Deportations, Milwaukee 5.1.14  (Courtesy: Joe Brusky Photography) U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin: “No one should fear going to a courthouse.” After thousands of May Day marchers rallied at the Milwaukee County Courthouse yesterday to condemn federal immigration detentions at local courts across the state and country, head legislators are calling for an end […]

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State Supreme Court Must Protect Voting Rights For All

As the Wisconsin Supreme Court began hearing oral argument to the constitutionality of the Voter ID requirement in 2011 Wisconsin Act 23, Christine Neumann-Ortiz, executive director of Voces de la Frontera, issued the following statement:   “The State Supreme Court protects our constitutional right to vote, which drives our democracy. The arguments and facts presented before the court […]

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“THE INTERROGATION WAS ILLEGAL”: ICE RAIDS IN COUNTY COURTHOUSES

     Angela España with her two US citizen children.  Angela was detained and placed in deportation proceedings after she came to the Milwaukee County Courthouse to support her mother, who had a hearing that day. (Photo: Voces de la Frontera) _________________ According to multiple community members and media reports, federal immigration officials in plain clothes […]

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Immigrant Families Ramp Up Calls On the President for Executive Action

    Voces members rallied outside of President Obama’s recent Wisconsin visit calling on the President for executive action to stop deportations. Milwaukee, WI — In response to the 2014 State of the Union address, Voces executive director Christine Neumann-Ortiz issued the following statement: “We applaud President Obama’s proposed minimum wage hike in the fight […]

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2014 Annual Assembly (Asamblea Anual)

 Photo: Voces de la Frontera On January 25th, Voces de la Frontera held its Annual Assembly – a collective, democratic meeting for our members to determine our yearly agenda. At this meeting we planned our projects and priorities for this year. As the Obama administration approaches a heartbreaking two million deportations, immigrant families organized to […]

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