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Immigrant Families Celebrate Tony Evers’ Inauguration & Inclusion of Driver Licenses & Tuition Equity in Wisconsin Budget

Monday, January 7, 2019 Video here. Photos here.   MADISON, WISCONSIN – Over 150 members and supporters of Voces de la Frontera held a press conference and rallied at the Wisconsin Capitol on Monday to celebrate Governor Tony Evers’ inauguration and to show support for Governor Evers’ plan to include the restoration of driver licenses and in-state college tuition […]

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Rally with Voces on Inauguration Day to Support Governor Tony Evers’ Budget and Driver Licenses for All!

Haga clic aquí para leer en español.  Celebrate Tony Evers’ Inauguration: Driver Licenses for All WEAR WHITE Monday, January 7, 9am Wisconsin State Capitol, State St. entrance  Join Voces de la Frontera at 9am on Monday, January 7th, outside of Tony Evers’ inauguration at the state Capitol! We’ll celebrate Evers’ taking office and call for […]

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Tony Evers Will Include Restoring Driver Licenses & In-State Tuition for Immigrant Families in 2019-2021 Wisconsin Budget

Wednesday, January 2, 2019    MADISON, WISCONSIN – In an interview published on Wednesday, Wisconsin Governor-elect Tony Evers told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that he planned to include provisions restoring access to driver licenses and in-state college tuition for Wisconsin immigrant families in his proposed 2019-2021 state budget. Voces de la Frontera issued the following response:  […]

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VDLF Condemns House-Passed Temporary Spending Bill

Friday, December 21st, 2018 | Contact: Jasmine Gonzalez, 414-643-1620, jasmine@vdlf.org Voces de la Frontera strongly condemns the efforts of the Trump Administration to use the threat of a government shutdown to secure over $5 billion for a border wall as part of a short-term national budget bill. “Trump’s wall is nothing more than a monument […]

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Voces Executive Director Appointed to Governor-elect Evers’ Advisory Council

Monday, December 10, 2018 | Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman, 414-469-9206, sfreeman@vdlf.org  MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN – Governor-elect Tony Evers and Lt. Governor-elect Mandela Barnes announced their appointees to the Next Generation Workforce and Economic Development Policy Advisory Council. Among the appointees is Voces de la Frontera Executive Director Christine Neumann-Ortiz. With this appointment, we know that the interests […]

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Driver Licenses for All Coalition

The Driver Licenses for All campaign is supported by a coalition of local businesses, community based organizations, youth groups, unions, and churches that support the restoration of access to driver’s licenses for Wisconsin residents. We are urging Governor Evers and leadership in the Wisconsin state legislature to pass legislation restoring access to driver’s licenses for […]

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On Election Day, 350+ High School Students Will Canvass to Get Out the Vote in Paul Ryan’s District

Friday, November 2nd, 2018 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Elliott Magers, elliott@vdlf.org, 317-997-3558 Sam Singleton-Freeman, sfreeman@vdlf.org, 414-469-9206           Who: Youth Empowered in the Struggle (YES), the youth arm of Voces de la Frontera. 350+ students, parents, teachers and community leaders from Racine and Milwaukee-area high schools. What: Voces de la Frontera and YES’s 2018 Get […]

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BREAKING: ICE Separates Dozens of Families Across Wisconsin

Saturday, September 22, 2018   Madison, WI — On Friday and Saturday, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents arrested dozens of people in their homes and workplaces across Wisconsin, terrorizing immigrant communities from Wausau to Milwaukee. As of Saturday afternoon, organizers have confirmed that ICE arrested at least 9 people in the Madison area, and at least one person […]

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Erika Andiola: Keynote Speaker at Voces de la Frontera’s 2018 Gala!

Erika Andiola will be the keynote speaker at our gala on September 28th — click here for tickets!  A national leader in the immigrant youth movement, Erika served as the Press Secretary for Latino Outreach for Bernie Sanders’ 2016 Presidential Campaign and was the Political Director of the campaign’s successor organization Our Revolution. She co-founded the Arizona Dream Act Coalition and […]

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Racine Leaders Condemn Sheriff Schmaling’s Attacks on Latinos & Immigrants

Monday, August 27th, 2018 | Contact: Sam Singleton-Freeman, 414-469-9206, sfreeman@vdlf.org  Racine, WI — On Monday, in response to ongoing protests against Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrests in Racine, Racine County Sheriff Christopher Schmaling released a disturbing statement defending his office’s collaboration in deportations and the separation of immigrant families through compliance with warrantless ICE detainer requests. In a move […]

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