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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Thursday, June 28, 2018
Wisconsinites Shut Down Highway Near Trump Fundraiser to Protest Family Separation and Imprisonment
On Thursday , hundreds of people marched and blocked streets around a fundraiser Donald Trump held for Wisconsin Republicans in protest of Trump's plans to intern tens of thousands of immigrant families in border camps. Marchers called for ICE and Customs and Border Patrol to be abolished and...
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Tuesday, May 08, 2018
Wisconsin Family Launches Petition to Urge ICE to Release Their Dad
On Tuesday , the family of Eduardo Gualajara Castro and Voces de la Frontera launched an online petition to Immigration and Customs Enforcement ("ICE") Louisiana Field Office Director David D. Rivera urging him to use his administrative power to release Eduardo from ICE detention. Eduardo was...
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Friday, April 27, 2018
May 1st Will Be a Day Without Latinxs & Immigrants in Wisconsin; Statewide March in Waukesha to Stop 287g
May 1st is a national day of action for immigrant rights, and dozens of cities are expected to hold marches to protest the Trump Administration's cruel crackdown on immigrant communities. In Wisconsin, immigrant community members are organizing a Day without Latinxs & Immigrants general strike...
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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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