Voces de la Frontera

Voces de la Frontera is Wisconsin's leading immigrant rights group - a grassroots organization that believes power comes from below and that people can overcome injustice to build a better world.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
DACAmented Youth to Cardinal Dolan: Rescind Paul Ryan Keynote Invitation If He Won't Meet Immigrant Youth
This week, immigrant rights leaders are from New York, Wisconsin, and around the country are calling on Cardinal Timothy Dolan to rescind his invitation of House Speaker Paul Ryan as the keynote speaker for the annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation children’s charity dinner unless Ryan finally...
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Wednesday, September 06, 2017
Hundreds March to Demand Paul Ryan Protect Immigrant Youth & Families
The Wisconsin March for DACA on March 5th . Photo: Joe Brusky On Tuesday night, hundreds of immigrant families and supporters marched through Racine calling on US House Speaker Paul Ryan to advance legislation to protect immigrant youth and families. The march came hours after US Attorney General...
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Friday, May 26, 2017
Wisconsin Republicans Introduce Discriminatory, Anti-Immigrant Bill in the Senate
On Friday morning, Republican State Senators introduced a companion bill to the anti-immigrant bill AB190 that seeks to turn public employees including law enforcement into an arm of Trump’s deportation machine. The bill is the same so-called “anti-sanctuary” bill that was defeated by the Day...
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Monday, May 01, 2017
TODAY: Wisconsin Day without Latinxs & Immigrants Demands Walker Remove Sheriff Clarke; Statewide March in Milwaukee
Monday, May 1st, is a national day of action for immigrant and worker rights to resist Trump and keep families together. Hundreds of cities will see marches and actions, and many organizations have endorsed the call for a general strike led by immigrants and workers. In Wisconsin, tens of thousands...
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Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Neil Gorsuch Won't Stand Up to Trump's Attacks on Immigrants
With Senate Republicans expected to begin hearings on Donald Trump's nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the US Supreme Court next week, advocates are speaking out about why Gorsuch is wrong for the Court. Voces de la Frontera released the following statement from Executive Director Christine Neumann-...
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Friday, February 17, 2017
After Dreamer's Detention, Constituents Demand Speaker Ryan Protect DACA & Hold Town Hall on Raids from Trump Immigration Orders
Who: Voces de la Frontera, Youth Empowered in the Struggle, DACA beneficiary constituents of House Speaker Paul Ryan and their families, supporters What: Rally to demand House Speaker Paul Ryan protect DACA beneficiaries and hold a town hall meeting with constituents on raids from Trump immigration...
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Tuesday, November 08, 2016
Advisory: Post-election Press Conference with Voces de la Frontera Action on Historic Latino Voter Turnout
Tomorrow , Voces de la Frontera Action members will hold a press conference to discuss the outcome of today's elections. Wisconsin is one of the 10 key states where the Latinx vote will impact both national and US Senate races. The 2010 election between Russ Feingold and Ron Johnson was decided by...
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Friday, November 04, 2016
Wisconsin Latinx Voters Could Have Final Say in Tight Senate Race
With just five days left before election days, new polls suggest that Latinx voters in Wisconsin could likely be the tipping point in the U.S. Senate. The final Marquette Law School Poll of the 2016 campaign shows Democrat Russ Feingold with 45 percent support and incumbent Republican Sen. Ron...
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Wednesday, October 19, 2016
In Wisconsin Senate Debate, Feingold Stands for Immigrants & Working Families, Johnson Embraces Trump
In response to Tuesday’s debate between Wisconsin Senate candidates Ron Johnson and Russ Feingold, Voces de la Frontera Action issued the following statement from Executive Director Christine Neumann-Ortiz: “On Tuesday night, Ron Johnson embraced some of the most extreme aspects of Donald Trump's...
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Tuesday, September 27, 2016
After the Debate, Latinx Voters Re-Commit to Defeating Trump
After last night's presidential debate, Voces de la Frontera Action issued the following statement: “Trump lied, blustered and interrupted,” said José Estrada a veteran and member of Voces de la Frontera Action. “He continued to demonstrate his racism and scorn for hard working immigrant families...
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