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Campaign for Safe Roads Organizing Toolkit: Returning Driver’s Licenses to ALL in Wisconsin

Our community is organizing for legislation in 2019 to ensure that no one is denied the right to drive in Wisconsin because of their income or immigration status.  Restricting driver’s licenses has made our roads less safe, harmed Wisconsin’s economy, and led to the separation of Wisconsin immigrant families.  Click here to read the bilingual Wisconsin […]

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Support the Businesses and Organizations that Support Our Movement!

On May Day, we sent a message to Sheriff Severson, to Waukesha, and to the whole world: As workers we have dignity, as immigrants we have pride, as a community we have power— and no 287g! We could not have done this without financial support from dozens of organizations, businesses, and individuals. We wanted to take […]

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After Community Pressure, Wisconsin Father’s Deportation Halted – but Now ICE Must #FreeEduardo!

UPDATE: ICE has moved Eduardo from a detention center close to the border back to Illinois, indicating ICE is not planning to deport Eduardo immediately. Scroll to the bottom to sign the petition urging ICE Chicago Field Office Director Ricardo Wong to use his power to release Eduardo and reunite him with his family. On […]

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Over 10,000 Strike and March in Wisconsin to Demand Waukesha Sheriff Severson Reject 287g

  During the “Day without Latinxs & Immigrants,” thousands of workers struck and thousands of students were absent from school Over 100 businesses closed during the march (partial list here) Photos here Video here Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman, 414-469-9206, sfreeman@vdlf.org   Wisconsin’s May 1st Day without Latinxs & Immigrants general strike culminated in a statewide march […]

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Wisconsin Coalition Announces Historic May 1st Day without Latinxs & Immigrants, Statewide March in Waukesha to Stop 287g

On May 1st, thousands are expected to strike, close businesses, take their kids from school and march at 10am from Cutler Park in Waukesha.  Voces de la Frontera announces open records request to uncover the truth about 287g in Waukesha   Who: Voces de la Frontera, Casa de Esperanza, immigrant workers and business owners, teachers, more  […]

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Ryan’s Departure: “Good Riddance.”

RACINE, WISCONSIN – On Wednesday morning, US Speaker of the House Paul Ryan announced he would not seek re-election in November and would retire from Congress at the end of his term. Ryan joins at least 42 Republicans in the House and Senate who are not seeking re-election in 2018. Voces de la Frontera issued the following […]

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Statewide Bus Information for May Day 2018

Milwaukee— Buses leave at 9am from 1027 S 5th St. Call 414-643-1620 for more info. Suggested donation: $5 Milwaukee Riverwest neighborhood— 9am, Public House, 815 E Locust St. Click here to sign up. Madison— 8:30am from 810 W Badger Rd. 608-622-5597. Suggested donation: $5 Abbotsford- 6am, 112 Spruce St, 920-371-6975. Suggested donation: $15 Appleton- 6:30am, 621 Lawrence St., 715-614-1464. Suggested […]

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Town Hall Meeting on 287g with Waukesha’s Mayor & Police Chief

Community Discussion with Mayor Reilly and Chief of Police Jack of Waukesha: No 287g! Mayor Reilly, Chief of Police Jack and Deputy Chief Angle present Friday • March 16 • 5pm Casa de Esperanza 410 Arcadian Ave in Waukesha Info: 414-828-2692 open to the public, Facebook event here   On Friday, March 16th, Waukesha Mayor […]

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School Walkouts & Civil Disobedience as Wisconsin Rises Up for the Clean Dream Act

  On Monday, students at 5 Wisconsin high schools walked out of class and marched on US Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s Racine office  During the subsequent rally at Ryan’s office, 23 community members were arrested in an act of civil disobedience calling on Speaker Ryan to allow a vote on the clean Dream Act  […]

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Membership Meeting & Community Forum: What Changes do we Want to See in the Milwaukee Police Department?

Membership Meeting & Community Forum: What Changes do we Want to See in the Milwaukee Police Department? Saturday, March 3, 2pm Allen-Field School, 730 W Lapham Blvd Info: 414-469-9206 What do you think the Milwaukee Police should do differently? Have you been racially profiled or discriminated against by Milwaukee police officers? Do you want to […]

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