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Voces de la Frontera challenges anti-democratic Wisconsin election. The fight for fair elections continues

Voces de la Frontera      1027 S. 5th St., Milwaukee WI 53204-1734 PRESS RELEASE – TUESDAY, APRIL 7, 2020 Voces de la Frontera challenges anti-democratic Wisconsin election; The fight for fair elections will continue Voces de la Frontera continues its fight on Tuesday against Wisconsin’s dangerous election by protesting in Madison to ask the state’s top […]

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Voces de la Frontera joins federal lawsuit to postpone April 7 Wisconsin election

Voces de la Frontera (Wisconsin’s largest Latino/immigrant rights organization) joined six other groups in a federal lawsuit to force Wisconsin to postpone its April 7, 2020 election. The case is # 3:20-cv-00284 in the Western District Court of Wisconsin. This is a comment from Christine Neumann-Ortiz, Executive Director, Voces de la Frontera: “Sticking with an […]

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Go to Voces Action website to see a list of endorsed candidates

Voces de la Frontera is not allowed to endorse candidates. But its sister organization, Voces de la Frontera Action, vdlfa.org, does make endorsements. See who Voces Action endorsed by clicking the button below for “Continue Reading.” You’ll go to a different website.                                  […]

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How can Voces de la Frontera help you?

Help Voces de la Frontera help you! Tell us what your top concerns are, by filling out a confidential survey here. You may also let us know by calling our remote office phone number at 414.366.3392. You’ll speak with Angel. If the line is busy, please leave your name, number, and how we can best serve […]

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Delay the April 7 election; keep voters and poll workers safe

Voces de la Frontera      1027 S. 5th St., Milwaukee WI 53204-1734 PRESS RELEASE – MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2020  Milwaukee, Wis. – Six community leaders in Milwaukee today called on Gov. Tony Evers to postpone the April 7 statewide election. The ongoing public health crisis would interfere so much that conducting the election as scheduled would […]

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Milwaukee closes all early-voting sites; It’s now even more crucial to postpone the election

The City of Milwaukee has closed all three of its early-voting sites.  This severely limits the ability of voters and has the effect of yet again suppressing the vote. This makes it more important than ever to postpone the April 7 election. The City’s announcement on its Election page: “Effective immediately, the City of Milwaukee […]

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Non-Collaboration Policy Between Police and ICE is Approved

Voces de la Frontera Wins Victory for Immigrants’ Rights Movement with the Adoption of Non-Collaboration Policy Between Police and ICE  The De la Cruz Family at City Hall after the successful vote.    Milwaukee, WI- Immigrants in Milwaukee won a huge victory Wednesday, December 18, 2019, when the Fire and Police Commission voted to endorse […]

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Voces de la Frontera Action Condemns Legislative Attempt to Make English the Official Language of Wisconsin

Voces de la Frontera Action Press Release Wednesday, January 8, 2020   Voces de la Frontera Action Condemns Legislative Attempt to Make English the Official Language of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Wisconsin- On Monday, January 6, 2020, Republican Senators in Wisconsin reintroduced a bill (AB 340 from 2013) to make English the official language of the state. […]

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Voces Calls on Fire and Police Commission to Bar Police Assistance to Federal Immigration Agents without a Judicial Warrant

    Release Date: Thursday, December 12, 2019 Voces de la Frontera Calls on Fire and Police Commission to Bar Police Assistance to Federal Immigration Agents without a Judicial Warrant Milwaukee, WI- Voces de la Frontera and over a dozen organizations call on the Milwaukee Fire and Police Commission (FPC) Policy Committee to amend the Milwaukee […]

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