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Wisconsin will be key to the future of the country in the 2020 elections. Voces de la Frontera Action is starting to organize a network of Latinx, multiracial youth and pro-immigrant rural voters to turn out for all elections. Read more

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According to a nonpartisan think tank, some 32,000 Wisconsin residents would become eligible to obtain driver’s licenses, including 14,000 parents. Read more

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Polls have shown that more than 80% of the American people support continued protections for the Dreamers (and DACA), but answering poll questions is easier than taking action; now is the time to move from sympathy to support. Read more

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ICE agents arrested 97 individuals across the Midwest last week in their latest "enforcement surge." Read more

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A Milwaukee police officer was seen on video assisting ICE officers while detaining a Milwaukee resident Monday. Read more

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Milwaukee organizations are taking action to help those caught in the border crisis. Read more

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Christine Neumann-Ortiz, our hero of the week, is the director of Voces de la Frontera and organizes grassroots movements to protect immigrants. Read more

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A recent uptick in hate crimes across the nation, including the most recent incidents in Pittsburgh and Kentucky, led some on the left in Wisconsin to respond with harsh words. Read more

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“If Clarke’s deputies pull over a mother for a broken tail light and detain her for Immigration, the public has no right to know. Her children have no right to know." Read more

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“I think we can add this one extra thing to a list of reasons why Sheriff Clarke should resign now," Milwaukee County Supervisor Supreme Moore Omokunde said to wild applause at the rally. Read more

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The Trump resistance movement will continue with an inauguration protest to be held on Friday, Jan. 20, at 5 p.m. in Red Arrow Park in Downtown Milwaukee, which is organized by the Milwaukee Coalition Against Trump. Read more

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“I think when you appoint white nationalists to your administration and politicians who don’t represent civil rights or workers’ rights, I think you can say [Trump] is serious and I think he can get it done,” Christine Neumann-Ortiz, exe... Read more

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“I don’t want to see families broken up, I don’t want to see children’s dreams dashed.”—Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett Read more

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The long-simmering stalemate between pizza maker Palermo Villa and its disaffected workers may be coming to an end—or not.Last month, an investigation led by the regional director of the National Labor Relations Board Read more

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Palermo's Pizza, located on Canal Street in the heart of the revitalized Menomonee Valley, has been hailed as an urban... Read more

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