Join Tony Castaneda and Christine Neumann-Ortiz, Executive Director of Voces de la Frontera, for a look at how bills affecting immigrants fared in the recently ended legislative session. While grassroots opposition helped kill a bill that would have involved police in immigration, a law passed that prohibits counties from issuing local IDs. The law will […]
Next week the Wisconsin State Senate is poised to vote on anti-immigration bill AB 450 that will have a chilling impact on immigrants and Latinos in our state. Today Carousel Bayrd talks with Voces de la Frontera‘s Executive Director Christina Neumann-Ortiz and Gloria Reyes, Interim Director of City of Madison’s Department of Civil Rights.
(WORT) — This week we cover the Day without Latinos Rally, the State of the Tribes Address, and Nigel O’Shea reviews the fish fry at the East Side Club in Madison.
The “Day Without Latinos and Immigrants” walkout protest will take place tomorrow at the Wisconsin State Capitol. How did we get here? What can we expect from the protest? Today Karma Chavez talks with Dante Viscarra and Jorge Ceballos from La Comunidad News in the studio. She is also joined on the phone by Nancy […]
Christine Neumann-Ortiz, Executive Director of Voces de la Frontera, talks with Tony Castaneda about the Day Without Latinos and Immigrants on February 18. This grassroots event will oppose 3 anti-immigrant bills in the Legislature. The bills would have draconian effects on immigrants in Wisconsin. Learn about the proposed legislation and how to get involved in […]
Proposed Assembly Bill 450 requires local police to ask about immigration status. Nancy Flores from Voces de la Frontera, a labor support and immigrant resource center in Milwaukee, says that this will build mistrust of police in Wisconsin. A hearing, originally scheduled for December 15, 2015, was cancelled and has yet to be rescheduled.