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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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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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Congress Should Reject Funding Bill that Builds More Walls & Separates More Families

  Thursday, February 14, 2019   MILWAUKEE – According to news reports, the House and Senate appear headed toward a vote on a funding bill that would, among other things, provide $1.375 billion to build 55 miles of border walls and increase the budget of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) by over $500 million. Voces de la Frontera released […]

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Trump’s “Offer” is No Offer at All

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 Harsh anti-immigrant proposal is not a serious effort at negotiation and only worsens harm for poor families, federal employees, immigrants & refugees MILWAUKEE – Late Monday night, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell published the text of a bill that he says he will put forward for a vote in the Senate later this […]

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Voces de la Frontera Condemns Trump’s Latest Anti-Immigrant Proposal

Saturday, January 19, 2019 MILWAUKEE – On Saturday, President Trump offered to extend temporary DACA protections for immigrant youth and TPS protections for refugee families in exchange for Congress agreeing to provide $5.7 billion to fund more walls along the US-Mexico border. Voces de la Frontera issued the following statement condemning the proposal: “This is […]

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Driver Licenses for All Toolkit

We are urging Governor-elect Evers and leadership in the Wisconsin state legislature to include provisions int he 2019 state budget to restore access to driver’s licenses for all regardless of immigration status, and to end the practice of suspending licenses solely due to inability to pay fines.  Restoring access to driver licenses for all in […]

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