President-elect Donald Trump claims that there are 2 million of what he calls “criminal aliens” in the United States. He has promised to deport them all, establish a zero-tolerance policy for any criminal infractions committed by immigrants, and to triple the number of Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents. He has repeatedly promised to build “an […]
Donald Trump’s election has raised concerns among the immigrant community in Wisconsin about his proposed mass deportations and racial scapegoating. Voces De La Frontera has been holding forums and spreading information about the legal rights of immigrants. Operations Director Nancy Flores talks with Tony about the organization’s recent work. Voces De La Frontera Website Phone: […]
Donald Trump supporters, protesters, and curious bystanders gathered in Janesville, Wisconsin today in anticipation of the GOP presidential candidate’s first campaign appearance in the state. Darien Lamen reports from the demilitarized zone.
(WORT) — La Communidad News founder and publisher Dante Viscarra speaks with Kristian Knutsen about the status of these bills and the ongoing organizing against them.
While some have lauded Obama’s attempts to offer immigration relief through executive orders in November 2014, the best of those provisions—extension of the deferred action immigration relief to parents of US citizens has been stopped up in the courts. Meanwhile, his enforcement strategy has continued. In late December, the Washington Post reported that the administration […]
Every so often, we check in with our far flung correspondents from around the nation and the globe. This week, we check in with our friends at WTJU, in Richmond Virgina. UVA Economics Professor John Mclaren says “absolutely,” more immigrant workers can help the US economy. He joined WTJU’s Esther Namubiru to explain what he […]