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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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“They do not understand what a positive influence my husband was in the Milwaukee community,” says Kristine De La Cruz. 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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Get personally involved in local politics and social justice causes; find out how by reading Saving Our Democracy. Read more

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

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Milwaukee-based activist and screamo-punk band, snag, performs at Hum by Humdrum Fest at Cactus Club on Aug. 10. Read more

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“This an act of remembrance," said former Wisconsin State Representative Sandy Pasch. 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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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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The Democratic Party of Wisconsin holds a post-election debrief, and Black Leaders Organizing for Communities celebrates the holidays. Read more

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Milwaukee will be on the front lines of the War on Christmas, and a benefit will be held for families separated by deportation. Read more

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CNN commentator Symone D. Sanders will speak at “An Evening to Promote Racial Justice,” while the Milwaukee Riverkeepers discuss the future of Milwaukee’s parks. Read more

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Laughing Liberally is throwing a Bye Bye Scott Bonanza! A panel discusses immigration and the city in the Trump era. 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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A vigil for Puerto Rico is happening in Riverwest while Milwaukee’s youth moderate a town hall meeting. Read more

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Voters will have the opportunity for ample face time with candidates running for office this week, while citizens can learn how to help protect fair elections. Read more

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The U.S.-Mexico border lies more than 1,800 miles from Milwaukee, but for some local families who have had loved ones detained by ICE, it feels as though it’s right down the street. Read more

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The Democratic candidates for Wisconsin’s First Congressional District debate twice, while protesters hold a vigil for immigrants outside of GOP Rep. James Sensenbrenner’s office. Read more

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The heat didn’t silence angered citizens Saturday afternoon, as hundreds gathered in downtown Milwaukee to protest actions taken by President Trump’s administration regarding families detained at the U.S./Mexico border. Read more

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