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Victory for Immigrants’ Rights: Fire and Police Commission Policy Committee Approves a Voces de la Frontera Proposal to Protect Families Against Unwarranted Arrest

    Victory for Immigrants’ Rights: Fire and Police Commission Policy Committee Approves a Voces de la Frontera Proposal to Protect Families Against Unwarranted Arrest  Milwaukee, WI- Immigrants in Milwaukee won a huge victory Thursday, December 12, when the Fire and Police Commission (FPC) Policy Committee voted to endorse Voces de la Frontera’s recommended changes […]

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Statement on Rep. Jacque’s Proposed “English-only” Legislation

Press contact: Joe Shansky (414) 218-3331, joe@vdlf.org In response to Wisconsin representative Andre Jacque introducing a proposal to make English the official language in Wisconsin, Voces de la Frontera executive director Christine Neumann-Ortiz issued the following statement: “Representative Jacque’s bill is an embarrassment to Wisconsin, and to a Republican party trying to mend its dismal relationship with […]

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Senator Johnson Turns His Back on Wisconsin Families with Vote Against Immigration Reform

Today, Senator Johnson sided with a minority of Senators in opposing the historic passage of the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013 (S. 744).  The bill cleared the Senate with a bipartisan majority of 68-32.

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