Photo by McBeth on Flickr. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, allows undocumented immigrants who arrived in the United States before they were fifteen years old to stay in the country. Recipients are given a permit, which must be renewed every two years, that allows them to work in the United States. […]
On May 14th, the state’s Republican leadership met via phone with Governor Evers to discuss future steps for the state’s reopening plan. But, unbeknownst to Assembly Speaker Robin Vos and Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, who were on the call, the discussion was recorded by Governor Evers’ staff. Evers has since stated that he was […]
In 2013, then-Representatives André Jacque and Dave Craig introduced a bill that would have made English the official language of Wisconsin. The Republicans controlled the legislature at the time, but the bill didn’t receive a hearing. Now the bill’s authors are reviving the bill in the state senate. Their stated motives? To encourage non-English speakers […]
A bill introduced in the Wisconsin senate in April would require local governments to obey state and federal immigration enforcement laws. In a heated public hearing today, supporters and opponents argued about the bill in front of a committee. The bill would prevent Wisconsin municipalities and counties from creating a safe haven for undocumented immigrants. […]
Host Tony Castañeda interviews Christine Neumann-Ortiz the executive director of Voces de la Frontera. She talks about sanctuary cities and the Milwaukee Police Department standard operating procedure on how police will interact with people on issues of immigration.
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 […]