On Thursday, August 2 our host Tony Castaneda interviewed Christine Neumann-Ortiz, the Founding Executive Director of Voces de la Frontera. Voces de la Frontera is Wisconsin’s leading immigrant rights group. Christine and Tony discuss how Voces de la Fontera has filed a lawsuit, claiming Republicans developed redistricting maps in secret, to strengthen their majorities, deliberately […]
On Wednesday, June 5th, host Karma Chavez talked with Christine Neumann-Ortiz of Voces de la Frontera about labor, immigration issues, and the 1-year anniversary of the Palermo’s worker strike.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]