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September 27th — the People’s Hearing Against AB190

ESPAÑOL ABAJO People’s Hearing: Got Milk? Not Without Immigrants, Stop AB190! Wednesday, September 27th, 10:30am at the State Capitol in Madison. No to police acting like ICE! Join us to speak out against the destructive impact AB190 would have on our communities and Wisconsin’s economy, particularly the dairy industry. Instead of turning police into ICE, […]

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Paul Ryan Must Allow a Vote on a Clean Dream Act

RACINE, WISCONSIN — Following a meeting with House Republicans Wednesday, US House Speaker Paul Ryan implied that he would not allow a vote on a bill to protect immigrant youth and families harmed by the end of DACA unless it was coupled with funds to build a border wall. This comes one day after hundreds […]

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Hundreds March to Demand Paul Ryan Protect Immigrant Youth & Families

Hundreds March to Demand Paul Ryan Protect Immigrant Youth & Families Marchers reject moves to combine relief with bigoted border wall Photos here     RACINE, WISCONSIN — On Tuesday night, hundreds of immigrant families and supporters marched through Racine calling on US House Speaker Paul Ryan to advance legislation to protect immigrant youth and […]

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Under Massive Pressure, Sheriff Clarke Resigns

Under Massive Community Pressure, Sheriff Clarke Resigns   MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke has resigned. Sheriff Clarke had made himself a mouthpiece for white supremacists by attacking the Black Lives Matter Movement and making bigoted statements against the Black, Latinx, Muslim, and LGBTQ residents of Milwaukee County he was sworn to protect. Recently, […]

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Defend DACA Toolkit

HAGA CLIC AQUÍ PARA LEER EN ESPAÑOL Trump is threatening to take away DACA protections for immigrant youth. Wisconsin DACA recipient constituents of Paul Ryan are launching a hunger strike on September 1st to demand DACA stay in place. DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, is a program created by Barack Obama after sustained pressure […]

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Herramientas para defender DACA

CLICK HERE TO READ IN ENGLISH Trump está amenazando a quitar las protecciones de DACA para los jóvenes inmigrantes. Recipientes de DACA del distrito de Paul Ryan van a empezar una huelga de hambre el 1ro de septiembre para exigir que DACA sigue.  Exigimos a Paul Ryan que use su influyencia para hablar en apoyo […]

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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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