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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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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Thursday, December 07, 2017
100+ Wisconsinites Join Historic Protests to Tell Speaker Ryan & Democrats, Pass the Clean Dream Act Now!
Over 100 DACA recipients, immigrant families, and supporters from Wisconsin travelled to Washington, DC on Wednesday to join an estimated 4,000+ people from across the country rallying to demand Speaker Ryan and members of both parties act to pass the clean Dream Act before the end of the year. Two...
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Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Following Community Outcry, Federal Government Rejects Milwaukee County's 287g Application
On Tuesday the Department of Homeland Security rejected an application to give Milwaukee County Sheriff's deputies authority to separate immigrant families under the 287g program. DHS approved 287g applications from Waukesha County and 22 other jurisdictions nationwide. The Trump Administration is...
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Friday, November 10, 2017
Immigrant Youth, Children Affected by Deportation Hold Dream Act Vigil at Paul Ryan's Home
On Thursday , DACA recipients, youth whose family members have been deported, and supporters from US Speaker of the House Paul Ryan's district held a vigil outside Speaker Ryan's Janesville home to urge him to bring a clean Dream Act up for a vote. Click here for video. Click here for photos . The...
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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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