31 ministers, rabbis, and other religious leaders blocked the garage doors of the ICE building in Milwaukee to stop agents from leaving to detain and deport community members Hundreds of people rallied at the same time Photos here. Video here. MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN — On Monday, a group of 31 ministers, rabbis, and religious leaders blocked the […]
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On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed the Dream and Promise Act, which provides a path to citizenship to some 2.5 million immigrant young people and refugees currently threatened with deportation because of President Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure […]
March with Voces in the Milwaukee Pride Parade / Marcha con Voces en el desfile del orgullo LGBT en Milwaukee
We are excited to join Milwaukee Pride Parade for the first time! The parade is Sunday, June 9, starting at 2pm from the corner of 2nd and Greenfield. We will meet at 12:30pm at 1027 S 5th St before walking over to join the parade. Sign up here to join us!
The Racine Interfaith Coalition, Emaus ELCA, and Voces de la Frontera will be holding a prayer vigil today, Tuesday, May 28 at 6:00 PM at Emaus ELCA church, 1925 Summit Avenue in Racine, in support of Betty Rendon and her husband Carlos Hincapie. Rendon and Hincapie have reportedly been transferred to a detention center in […]
MILWAUKEE – DHS communicated with attorneys for Pastor Betty and her husband that their petition for a stay on their order of deportation was denied and that they intend to move them to another detention center in Louisiana, then deport them this Tuesday. Pastory Betty’s family, Voces de la Frontera and allies are asking the […]
CHICAGO – Two weeks after Betty Rendón and Carlos Hincapié were arrested at their Chicago home as part of a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) operation that has destroyed their family, advocates and faith communities will rally in their support outside ICE’s Chicago office as the couple’s attorney requests a stay of removal. Pastor […]
Voces is asking supporters and members to sign and share with your networks this online petition in support of Pastor Betty Rendon and her husband Carlos Hincapie. This is an ongoing situation after an immigration raid on May 8th 2019 in which Pastor Betty, her husband, a relative, their daughter, and granddaughter were were all […]
Voces de la Frontera invites organizations and leaders to write letters of support calling for the release of Pastor Betty Rendon and her family. We were given an extension for organizations to send a letter by this Wednesday 05/22 at 5 p.m. The letter should be addressed to Louis Zamora, Acting Field Office Director, ICE. We […]
Wisconsin Must Restore Driver Licenses & In-State Tuition for Immigrants through Standalone Legislation
Friday, May 10, 2019 MILWAUKEE – On Thursday afternoon, the Wisconsin state legislature’s Joint Finance Committee voted along party lines to remove many so-called “non-fiscal” provisions from Governor Evers’ proposed budget, including measures to restore access to driver licenses and in-state tuition at public colleges to immigrants in Wisconsin. All Republicans voted to removed licenses and in-state, […]