Milwaukee betrayed: Decision to host the RNC undermines public safety and normalizes the far-right

Español en la Segunda Pagina Voces de la Frontera Action, BLOC, Never Again is Now, SEIU Wisconsin State Council, and Freedom Action Now, express disappointment in Milwaukee’s leadership (Milwaukee, WI) – On Friday, Milwaukee was approved to host the 2024 … Continue reading “Milwaukee betrayed: Decision to host the RNC undermines public safety and normalizes the far-right”

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As legal threats challenge the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), Wisconsin DACA recipients speak out to demand permanent protections

Español en la Segunda Pagina (Milwaukee, Wisc).- Today, a three-judge panel on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit heard arguments in Texas v. United States, challenging the legality of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. … Continue reading “As legal threats challenge the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), Wisconsin DACA recipients speak out to demand permanent protections”

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Voces de la Frontera Action responds to SCOTUS “Remain in Mexico” ruling, calls for for immediate action to ensure asylum seekers are welcomed safely and with dignity

Español en la Segunda Pagina (MILWAUKEE, WISC).-  On June 30, 2022, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Biden Administration in Biden v. Texas, giving the Biden administration the ability to move forward with  ending the dehumanizing, draconian, Trump-era … Continue reading “Voces de la Frontera Action responds to SCOTUS “Remain in Mexico” ruling, calls for for immediate action to ensure asylum seekers are welcomed safely and with dignity”

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Voces de la Frontera Action denounces decision by federal judge leaving 11 million immigrants vulnerable to deportation and plans for national day of action on July 25 in Washington D.C. to condemn far right Republicans and call on Biden to abolish 287g

Español en la Segunda Pagina (MILWAUKEE, WISC).-  On June 10, 2022, a federal judge in Texas suspended a Biden Administration policy that prioritized the arrest of undocumented immigrants who are considered a threat to public safety and national security, leaving … Continue reading “Voces de la Frontera Action denounces decision by federal judge leaving 11 million immigrants vulnerable to deportation and plans for national day of action on July 25 in Washington D.C. to condemn far right Republicans and call on Biden to abolish 287g”

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As DACA is threatened with repeal, Immigrant youth speak out on the 10th anniversary of the DACA program to demand the Biden Administration expand protections for all and Congress pass citizenship

Press Release Español en la Segunda Pagina (Milwaukee, WI) -Today, June 15, 2022 marks 10 years since immigrant youth won the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. There are roughly 700,000 DACA recipients living in the U.S., and according … Continue reading “As DACA is threatened with repeal, Immigrant youth speak out on the 10th anniversary of the DACA program to demand the Biden Administration expand protections for all and Congress pass citizenship”

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RNC framework contract is a betrayal to the people of Milwaukee 

Español en la segunda pagina FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 2, 2022 A response statement to Milwaukee Common Council Members from Voces de la Frontera Action, Never Again is Now, SEIU Wisconsin State Council, Freedom Action Now, and BLOC (Milwaukee, WI) … Continue readingRNC framework contract is a betrayal to the people of Milwaukee 

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Community organizations send an open letter message to members of the Milwaukee Common Council Steering and Rules Committee: Don’t Hold the Republican Convention in Milwaukee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 25, 2022 CONTACTS: Jessica Schmidt, 414-469-9206, jessica@vdlf.org Español en la Segunda Pagina Community organizations send an open letter message to members of the Milwaukee Common Council Steering and Rules Committee: Don’t Hold the Republican Convention in … Continue reading “Community organizations send an open letter message to members of the Milwaukee Common Council Steering and Rules Committee: Don’t Hold the Republican Convention in Milwaukee”

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Community organizations send an open letter message to Milwaukee leadership: Don’t Hold the Republican Convention in Milwaukee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 24, 2022 CONTACTS: Jessica Schmidt, 414-469-9206, jessica@vdlg.org Español en la Segunda Pagina (Milwaukee, WI) – We the undersigned community organizations want to send a clear message to city, county and state leaders: the Republican National Convention … Continue reading “Community organizations send an open letter message to Milwaukee leadership: Don’t Hold the Republican Convention in Milwaukee”

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Over 300 Immigrant Essential Workers, Farmers, Students Lobby State Republicans to Stop Blocking Driver Licenses & In-State Tuition for Immigrants 

Español en la Segunda Pagina Lobby Day Is Final Day of “Two Days Without Latinxs and Immigrants” Statewide General Strike (WISCONSIN) – For the second day of their “Two Days Without Latinxs and Immigrants” general strike for immigrant rights, over … Continue reading “Over 300 Immigrant Essential Workers, Farmers, Students Lobby State Republicans to Stop Blocking Driver Licenses & In-State Tuition for Immigrants “

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Latinxs and Immigrants in Swing States Gear Up for National Actions on May 1st to Demand Biden & Congress Protect All Immigrants Before Hotly Contested Midterm Elections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 4/22/22 (NATIONAL) – In anticipation for the upcoming, hotly contested midterm elections, at a time when recent poll numbers show President Biden hemorrhaging support from Latinx voters, immigrants and Latinx leaders from the key swing states of … Continue reading “Latinxs and Immigrants in Swing States Gear Up for National Actions on May 1st to Demand Biden & Congress Protect All Immigrants Before Hotly Contested Midterm Elections”

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Latinxs e inmigrantes en estados cambiantes se preparan para acciones nacionales el 1 de mayo para exigir que Biden y el Congreso protejan a todos los inmigrantes antes de elecciones de mitad de período muy disputadas

PARA PUBLICACIÓN INMEDIATA: 21 de abril, 2022 (NACIONAL) – En anticipación a las próximas elecciones muy disputadas de mitad de término, en un momento donde las encuestas recientes muestran que el presidente Biden está perdiendo el apoyo de los votantes … Continue reading “Latinxs e inmigrantes en estados cambiantes se preparan para acciones nacionales el 1 de mayo para exigir que Biden y el Congreso protejan a todos los inmigrantes antes de elecciones de mitad de período muy disputadas”

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Latinxs and Immigrants in Swing States Gear Up for National Actions on May 1st to Demand Biden Use Executive Powers to Protect All Immigrants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 4/20/22 Español en la Segunda Pagina (NATIONAL) – In anticipation for the upcoming, hotly contested midterm elections in key swing states, immigrants and Latinxs are preparing to join a national day of action in 29 states on … Continue reading “Latinxs and Immigrants in Swing States Gear Up for National Actions on May 1st to Demand Biden Use Executive Powers to Protect All Immigrants”

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VDLF Action Continues to Build Working Class Latinx and Multiracial Voting Power in Wisconsin

Succeeds in Electing Pro-Immigrant Candidates to Local Offices Across the State Español en la Segunda Pagina FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 4/7/22 (WISCONSIN) – The results of Tuesday’s Spring General Election demonstrate the growing power of Latinx and multiracial youth voters and … Continue reading “VDLF Action Continues to Build Working Class Latinx and Multiracial Voting Power in Wisconsin”

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Latinx Voters & Allies Celebrate the Freedom to Vote Early Amidst Republican’s Ongoing Attacks on Voting Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 3/26/22 Español en la segunda pagina (MILWAUKEE, WI) – This morning, Latinx voters on Milwaukee’s south side gathered at the Zablocki Library to vote early before heading to Voces de la Frontera Action’s (VDLFA) office to celebrate … Continue reading “Latinx Voters & Allies Celebrate the Freedom to Vote Early Amidst Republican’s Ongoing Attacks on Voting Rights”

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Latinx Voters & Allies Will Hold “Freedom to Vote Early” Celebration This Saturday

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 3/25/22 Español en la Segunda Pagina (MILWAUKEE, WI) – Amidst relentless election lies and attacks on the freedom to vote by Republicans in Wisconsin, members of Voces de la Frontera Action (VDLF Action) and allies are planning … Continue reading “Latinx Voters & Allies Will Hold “Freedom to Vote Early” Celebration This Saturday”

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VDLF Action Endorses Cavalier Johnson for Mayor 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 3/11/22 Español en la Segunda Pagina (MILWAUKEE, WI) – Voces de la Frontera Action (VDLF Action) has endorsed acting Mayor Cavalier Johnson for Milwaukee Mayor. The endorsement was made after Mayor Johnson met with VDLF Action members … Continue readingVDLF Action Endorses Cavalier Johnson for Mayor 

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VDLF Action Condemns WI GOP’s Racist & Xenophobic Voter Suppression Amendment to the State Constitution?

Español en la Segunda Pagina FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 2/25/22 (WISCONSIN) – Yesterday, Republicans in the Wisconsin State Legislature continued their efforts to restrict voting freedom by passing a joint resolution (AJR54/SJR32) that would needlessly amend the state constitution to prohibit … Continue reading “VDLF Action Condemns WI GOP’s Racist & Xenophobic Voter Suppression Amendment to the State Constitution?”

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VDLF Action Celebrates Gableman’s Withdrawal of Baseless Subpoenas

Español en la Segunda Pagina FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 2/16/22 (WISCONSIN) – Yesterday, Tuesday, February 15, 2022, Voces de la Frontera Action’s (VDLF Action) attorney received a letter from the partisan Office of the Special Counsel withdrawing all of their subpoenas … Continue reading “VDLF Action Celebrates Gableman’s Withdrawal of Baseless Subpoenas”

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Three of Four VDLF Action-Endorsed Candidates Advance to Spring General Election After VDLF Action Engages Nearly 70,000 Latinx & Multi-Racial Youth Voters in Milwaukee & Racine

Español en la Segunda Pagina FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 2/16/22 (WISCONSIN) – Three of four pro-immigrant, pro-worker candidates endorsed by Voces de la Frontera Action (VDLF Action) in Milwaukee and Racine will advance to the Spring General Election on April 5th … Continue reading “Three of Four VDLF Action-Endorsed Candidates Advance to Spring General Election After VDLF Action Engages Nearly 70,000 Latinx & Multi-Racial Youth Voters in Milwaukee & Racine”

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Voces De La Frontera Action Condemns Speaker Vos’s Attempts to Intimidate and Silence the Political Voices of Communities of Color; Files Lawsuit Challenging Gableman’s Subpoena as Part of Sham Election Review

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 19, 2022 Español en la Segunda Pagina (WISCONSIN) – Today, Voces de la Frontera Action (VDFLA), Wisconsin’s leading immigrant and workers rights organization, filed a lawsuit in Dane County Circuit Court challenging the legality of an … Continue reading “Voces De La Frontera Action Condemns Speaker Vos’s Attempts to Intimidate and Silence the Political Voices of Communities of Color; Files Lawsuit Challenging Gableman’s Subpoena as Part of Sham Election Review”

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Voces de la Frontera Action Endorses Alderwoman Marina Dimitrijevic for Mayor of Milwaukee

Dimitrijevic: “I’m honored to have the endorsement of Voces de la Frontera Action, a leader in the fight for civil rights and protections for all workers in our city.” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 19, 2022 Español en la Segunda Pagina … Continue reading “Voces de la Frontera Action Endorses Alderwoman Marina Dimitrijevic for Mayor of Milwaukee”

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Ni un paso atrás: The struggle for immigrant rights and what lies ahead

By Christine Neumann-Ortiz, Executive Director Voces de la Frontera Action 2021: A Historic Fight for Immigration Reform As we begin a new year, let’s remember the many immigrant workers who supported essential industries during the pandemic, got sick from COVID-19, … Continue reading “Ni un paso atrás: The struggle for immigrant rights and what lies ahead”

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Voces de la Frontera Action Statement on the Police Shooting of Jacob Blake

(Milwaukee, Wisconsin) — Last night, 29-year-old Jacob Blake was shot in the back seven times by Kenosha police officers as he was entering the driver’s side of an SUV. His three children, aged 3, 5, and 8, were in the … Continue reading “Voces de la Frontera Action Statement on the Police Shooting of Jacob Blake”

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¡GOTV, WISCONSIN!: LA LISTA COMPLETA DE CANDIDATOS APROBADOS PARA LA PRIMARIA PARTIDISTA DEL 11 DE AGOSTO DE VOCES DE LA FRONTERA

Para mantenerse al día sobre nuestra defensa electoral y sobre cómo estamos movilizando el voto de Latinx 2020 en Wisconsin para derrotar a Trump, por favor siga nuestra página de Voces de la Frontera Acción en Facebook. El orador de … Continue reading “¡GOTV, WISCONSIN!: LA LISTA COMPLETA DE CANDIDATOS APROBADOS PARA LA PRIMARIA PARTIDISTA DEL 11 DE AGOSTO DE VOCES DE LA FRONTERA”

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GOTV, Wisconsin!: Voces de la Frontera Action’s Complete List of Endorsed Candidates for August 11 Partisan Primaries

To stay up to date on our electoral advocacy and how we are mobilizing the 2020 Latinx vote in Wisconsin to defeat Trump, please follow our Voces de la Frontera Action Facebook Page. Assembly speaker Robin Vos has blamed the … Continue reading “GOTV, Wisconsin!: Voces de la Frontera Action’s Complete List of Endorsed Candidates for August 11 Partisan Primaries”

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El último ataque de Trump a los soñadores es un llamado a la acción para votar el odio fuera de la oficina

29 de julio de 2020 Voces de la Frontera Acción (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) – El 28 de Julio, el Departamento de Seguridad Nacional de los Estados Unidos (DHS) emitió un memorándum que recorta drásticamente la Acción Diferida para la Infancia (DACA), … Continue reading “El último ataque de Trump a los soñadores es un llamado a la acción para votar el odio fuera de la oficina”

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Trump’s Latest Attack on Dreamers is a call to action to Vote Hatred Out of Office

July 29, 2020 Voces de la Frontera Action (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) — On July 28th, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a memorandum drastically slashing the Deferred Action for Childhood (DACA), despite the Supreme Court of the United States … Continue reading “Trump’s Latest Attack on Dreamers is a call to action to Vote Hatred Out of Office”

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Primera Ronda de Voces de la Frontera Acción Candidatos para las elecciones del 11 de agosto

Hoy, jueves 23 de julio de 2020, Voces de la Frontera Acción anuncia nuestra primera ronda de apoyo a los candidatos para las próximas elecciones de Wisconsin el 11 de agosto. Apoyamos firmemente a estos cuatro candidatos. Por eso creemos … Continue reading “Primera Ronda de Voces de la Frontera Acción Candidatos para las elecciones del 11 de agosto”

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First Round of Voces de la Frontera Action Candidate Endorsements for August 11th Elections

Today, Thursday July 23, 2020, Voces de la Frontera Action announces our first round of candidate endorsements for the upcoming Wisconsin primaries on August 11th. We strongly support these four candidates. Here is why we think you should be as … Continue reading “First Round of Voces de la Frontera Action Candidate Endorsements for August 11th Elections”

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Carta de Christine Neumann-Ortiz, el Día del Trabajo 2022

Christine Neumann-Ortiz, directora ejecutiva de Voces de la Frontera Action: Read this in English here. Vea en Youtube aquí.  El presidente Biden está en Milwaukee el Día del Trabajo antes de las elecciones intermedias porque entiende lo que hemos estado … Continue reading “Carta de Christine Neumann-Ortiz, el Día del Trabajo 2022”

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