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Wisconsin Immigrant Families Keep Fighting Despite Delay

Wisconsin Immigrant Families Keep Fighting Despite Delay Experts agree DAPA and DACA will ultimately be upheld, immigrant communities continue to prepare for implementation and organize to stop deportations ESPAÑOL ABAJO Today the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit denied the US Department of Justice’s request for an emergency stay in the anti-immigrant lawsuit, […]

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All Out for May First!

On Friday, May 1st, Voces will organize its 10th annual May Day Solidarity March.  We march: To defend administrative relief for immigrants For Immigration reform with a path to citizenship for all For the freedom to organize in the workplace For a living wage To defend our public schools The May Day marches have been among the […]

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IMMIGRANT COMMUNITY MEMBERS RESPOND TO ADMINISTRATIVE RELIEF

MILWAUKEE – In response to President Obama’s November 20th announcement that the White House will take executive action on immigration, Voces de la Frontera released the following statement:

 “We welcome this historic step towards equality that comes as a result of the tireless efforts of community members,” said Christine Neumann-Ortiz, Executive Director of Voces de la Frontera. “We know that millions of people will not be protected by this executive relief.  Our movement will build on this victory to keep fighting to stop deportations until all people in this country are treated equally.”

“I have been in this movement for many years, and though I am one of those who will not benefit, I am not defeated,” said long-time Voces member Guadalupe Romero, who has lived here since 1990. Although Ms. Romero’s grandchildren are U.S. citizens, she will not qualify because her children are Dreamers. “I will continue to fight for myself and all the people excluded from this relief.”

 

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