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.

Releases by this organization

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Ryan's Departure is an Opportunity for the Immigrant Rights Movement
On Wednesday morning, US Speaker of the House Paul Ryan announced he would not seek re-election in November and would retire from Congress at the end of his term. Ryan joins at least 42 Republicans in the House and Senate who are not seeking re-election in 2018. Voces de la Frontera issued the...
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Tuesday, March 06, 2018
School Walkouts & Civil Disobedience as Wisconsin Rises Up for the Clean Dream Act
On Monday , hundreds of Wisconsin high school students walked out of class and 23 people were arrested in an act of civil disobedience at US Speaker of the House Paul Ryan's Racine office, as part of a national day of action demanding Congress pass the clean Dream Act. After Monday , immigrant...
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Friday, March 02, 2018
Hundreds to Rally at Paul Ryan's Racine Office for the Dream Act
Over 16,000 immigrant young people have lost protection from deportation since Trump ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, in September 2017. After March 5th , young people will begin to lose DACA protections in much higher numbers. Nationwide, the immigrant rights...
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Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Hundreds Expected to Rally at Paul Ryan's Racine Office Monday for the Dream Act
Over 16,000 immigrant young people have lost protection from deportation since Trump ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, in September 2017. After March 5th , young people will begin to lose DACA protections in much higher numbers. Nationwide, the immigrant rights...
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Thursday, February 15, 2018
The Senate Must Reject the GOP Anti-Immigrant Amendments
Today, the Senate is debating legislation that could protect 1.8 million immigrant young people left vulnerable to deportation by President Trump's cruel decision to end DACA. Republicans have proposed amendments that would use the crisis created by Trump to advance an anti-immigrant, white...
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Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Senate Democrats Must Not Cave to GOP's Taking Immigrant Youth as Hostages
The Senate is debating protections for 1.8 million immigrant young people left vulnerable to deportation by President Trump's cruel decision to end DACA. Republicans have proposed various bills that aim to use the crisis created by Trump to advance an anti-immigrant, white nationalist agenda that...
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Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Immigrant Youth & Allies Urge Paul Ryan to Pass the Clean Dream Act with Funding Bill
With the federal government expected to shut down Thursday night unless Congress passes spending legislation, constituents of US Speaker of the House Paul Ryan will rally at his Racine office Wednesday to urge him to allow a vote on a spending bill that includes Dream Act protections for immigrrant...
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Friday, February 02, 2018
Midwest Dreamers & Allies Canvass Paul Ryan Voters for the Dream Act
On Saturday, February 3rd , immigrant youth and allies from US Speaker of the House Paul Ryan's district and from across the Midwest will gather in Racine, Wisconsin, to rally for the Dream Act and canvass Ryan's constituents. Members of the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant & Refugee Rights (...
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Friday, January 26, 2018
Wisconsin's Largest Gathering of Immigrant Leaders
On Saturday, January 27th , Voces de la Frontera will hold their Annual Assembly to decide organizational goals and priorities for 2018. Registration begins at 9am , press is encouraged to be at the event between 10am and 11am "This year's Annual Assembly is of grave importance," said Christine...
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Monday, January 08, 2018
Voces de la Frontera Calls for Continued Grassroots Pressure to Demand the Clean Dream Act & TPS Protections
On Monday, January 8th, Trump Administration officials announced they would be ending Temporary Protected Status protections for some 200,000 Salvadoran families. This comes days after President Trump declared he would sign no bill to protect DACA recipients unless Congress provides $33 billion for...
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