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Author: Susan Ruggles

Thousands March in Waukesha against Sheriff Severson’s 287g plan for Immigration Enforcement

Over ten thousand people from Milwaukee and across Wisconsin marched in Waukesha on May 1 as part of A Day Without Latinxs & Immigrants, a statewide general strike and protest. Marchers demanded that Waukesha County Sheriff Eric Severson not turn his deputies into ICE agents through the 287g program. Across the United States, dozens of cities held marches to protest the Trump Administration’s unlawful crackdown on immigrant communities. “The 287g program is part of Trump’s white nationalist plan to divide working people and implement a cruel mass deportation program targeting people of color, immigrants and refugees,” said Christine Neumann-Ortiz, Executive...

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