Results tagged with 'immigration'
Published Oct. 20, 2019
Three weeks ago, I was at the border with a trio of rabbis, a national group of 20 leaders of Jewish Community Relations Councils and Elana Kahn of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation. We were there to bear witness and to get a better understanding of the issues and the history that led to the current immigration crisis. We were also looking for ideas of what we can do to help.
Published Aug. 7, 2019
Two bills authored by State Rep. Marisabel Cabrera would ban using Wisconsin facilities to detain immigrants and would effectively make Wisconsin a "sanctuary state" for those who are undocumented, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
Published March 21, 2019
The message arrived yesterday, in the wake of the revival on Facebook this week of a post I wrote about hidden Milwaukee graffiti. There's more to be found in a walkway between a retail building and a home on Van Buren Street, near Brady Street, it said.
Published July 13, 2018
When local tech entrepreneur Ruben Flores made a simple, screen-printed T-shirt emblazoned with one word (IMMIGRANT) and began wearing it around town, he had no idea that it would spark a movement.
Published Aug. 6, 2017
Since the start of the Trump administration, undocumented people across the state of Wisconsin have been filling out Power of Attorney forms (POA), Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports.
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Almost two years ago my husband and I found out that his immigrant visa interview had been scheduled at the U.S. Consulate in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, just across the border with El Paso, Texas. We had been waiting for the interview for more than a year, so we were excited, but also terrified. My...
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