In this November 15th edition we review the City’s budget deliberations and the Fire Chief’s call for a ninth ambulance, a student protest in support of DACA, Governor Tony Evers’ order to promote diversity in state government, and confusion surrounding a Lafayette County resolution some say amounts to a gag order.
Hundreds of high school and college students from across the Madison area met at the State Capitol earlier today with one message: Preserve DACA. They chanted phrases such as “Up, up with education. Down, down with deportation” as they approached the State Capitol. DACA stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. It is a program […]
Esty speaks with Voces de la Frontera activist, DREAMer, and public health student Alejandra Gonzalez, who was in DC during the federal shutdown last week.
Tuesday host Carousel Bayrd discusses the recent upheaval over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program with Lindsay Lemmer, President of the National Organization for Women, Madison-Wisconsin Chapter and organizer of the Defend DACA phone bank. Those interested in volunteering for the Defend DACA phone bank may sign up here. Carousel also speaks with […]
Last Tuesday, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, would end in six months. This announcement sparked marches and rallies across the nation, including here in Madison. Hundreds rallied at Library Mall and marched to the Capitol Building on Saturday. They carried with them a message […]
President Donald Trump ordered the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The policy better known as DACA allowed children who arrived in the U-S without paperwork to work and live here without fear of deportation. The retraction would affect 800,000 people in the United States, 8,000 of which live in Wisconsin. […]