On January 27th, President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order banning refugees from Libya, Sudan, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Yemen and Somalia from entering the United States. Trump has also authorized federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials to deport immigrants who have committed, or are suspected of, even minor legal infractions. Despite court orders that have […]
Jan Miyasaki speaks with Columbia University history professor Mae Ngai about the history of immigration reform in the U.S. and how it could happen today.
President Obama issued an executive order to reform U.S. immigration policy. Will it it make a difference? Alex Gillis of the Immigrant Workers Union, joins us with a reaction.
MADISON (WORT) — President Barack Obama announced another round of executive orders targeting U.S. immigration policy on Thursday night. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) calls the executive actions “lawless.” Dylan Brogan reports.
Your host Sabi Atteyih hosts a live report from Alexandria, Egypt. Topics this week include Obama and immigration reform, the new electronic hookah, the International Festival in Madison, and The Freedom Theater of Jenin Refugee Camp touring play “The Island,” coming to the United States. The show includes poetry from Mahmoud Darwish and music by […]
With 100,000 undocumented workers in Wisconsin alone and 11 million in the U.S., it’s painfully clear that our nation needs to have a serious discussion about immigration reform. The Voces de la Frontera is a national organization (based in Wisconsin) that is leading the fight for immigration reform in the United States.