“You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be provided to you.” So goes the now-familiar Miranda rights read to people accused of a crime. But if you are an undocumented immigrant in the United States facing deportation, you might never hear those words. Even if you do […]
Today on the show, guest host Nan Enstad talks border politics, deportation, immigrant rights, and sanctuary with Rachel Buff, author of Against the Deportation Terror: Organizing for Immigrant Rights in the Twentieth Century. Rachel Buff is a professor of history and director of the Cultures and Communities program at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. She is […]
Republican lawmakers in the state of Wisconsin have been drumming up support for a bill that restricts the ability of local governments to issue their own photo identification cards. Opponents of the bill say it threatens local control and interferes with a recent initiative designed to increase access to basic services in Milwaukee. Reporter Darien Lamen has more.