Immigrant Families & Broad Coalition Fill the Capitol to Restore Driver Licenses for All

MADISON, WISCONSIN – On Thursday, hundreds of immigrant families and supporters from throughout Wisconsin visited legislators to urge support for restoring driver licenses for immigrants and low-income people in Wisconsin. Participants came from over 11 cities, including Madison, Waukesha, Racine, Kenosha, Wautoma, Wisconsin Dells, Green Bay, Appleton, Lake Geneva, Arcadia, and Milwaukee. Participants visited the office […]

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Voces Surpasses Fundraising Goal During The Big Share

As brand new members of Community Shares of Wisconsin—a Madison-based federation of like-minded nonprofit organizations tackling social, economic, and environmental problems through grassroots activities, advocacy, research, and public education—we participated in The Big Share, an online day of giving. Our original goal was to raise $2,400 in 24 hours to support our work in the […]

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Join us on March 14 in Madison! Reserve your seats on our bus today!

ESPAÑOL ABAJO Join us to urge lawmakers to support restoring driver’s licenses for immigrants and low-income people in Wisconsin! We’ll gather at 10am at Bethel Lutheran Church, 312 Wisconsin Ave in Madison, just down the street from the Capitol. We’ll conduct a lobby training and divide up into teams based on geography to go visit legislators.  After […]

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Following Sheriff Lucas’ Reforms, ICE’s Threats Will Not Intimidate Milwaukee

Thursday, February 28, 2019 MILWAUKEE – In response to Milwaukee County Sheriff Earnell Lucas’ announcement on Wednesday that his agency will no longer share information with or hand people over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in absence of a judge’s warrant, ICE declared that they would “continue to conduct at-large arrests in local neighborhoods […]

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Save the date for May 1st, 2019

Our annual Dia Sin Latinx E Inmigrantes will be held in Madison on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. Additional details are forthcoming, but if you are interested in helping us plan the event, we want to hear from you! Nuestro evento anual Dia Sin Latinx E Inmigrantes se llevará a cabo en Madison el miércoles 1 […]

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Join the fight for driver licenses in Wisconsin!

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Sheriff Lucas Keeps His Promise to Improve Public Safety & Protect Immigrant Rights

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 MILWAUKEE – On Tuesday, Milwaukee County Sheriff Earnell Lucas released a statement announcing that “absent a judicial warrant, the Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office is not sharing information with ICE regarding persons detained in the Milwaukee County Jail.” On Wednesday, Sheriff Lucas held a press conference to further discuss this and other reforms. […]

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YES! Students Travel to Washington D.C.

Sixteen YES! students from South Division High School traveled to Washington D.C. to meet with their elected officials, visit several museums, and learn more about American history and culture. Many of these students are immigrants and refugees from Asia, Africa and Central America, and we are proud to have collaborated with the Milwaukee Muslim Women’s […]

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White Nationalist Authoritarianism is the Emergency

Friday, February 15, 2019 MILWAUKEE – On Friday, President Trump declared a national emergency in a bid to spend billions of dollars not authorized by Congress to build more walls along the US-Mexico border. Trump’s declaration follows Congress’ explicit refusal to fully fund his efforts to build a border wall. Voces de la Frontera issued the following […]

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Momentum Building for Driver Licenses for All Campaign

The midterm election created an opportunity for a major political breakthrough in our long-term campaign to restore driver licenses for immigrants in Wisconsin. Recently elected Governor Tony Evers, who ran on a platform to restore driver licenses for immigrants and tuition equity for Dreamers, has committed publicly to include drivers licenses in his biennial state […]

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