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Border Patrol Agents found mocking care of migrant kids with unofficial commemorative coin

An unofficial commemorative coin has been circulating among Border Patrol agents at the U.S./Mexico border, mocking the task of caring for migrant children and other duties that have fallen to...
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A list of 20 things any individual can do right now to help immigrant families

Immigrant children are dying in federal custody. Children in detention are being denied basic supplies like soap and blankets—and the Trump administration says that is fine. Trump threatened then...
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America’s longstanding history for harsh punishment of undocumented residents

By Anthony W. Fontes, Assistant Professor of Human Security, American University School of International Service From the Trump administration’s Muslim travel ban to its family separation policy,...
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LULAC members swarm Senator Ron Johnson’s Milwaukee office in protest of “Kids in Cages” at border

On the same morning that President Donald Trump arrived in Milwaukee for a fundraising event, members attending the national convention of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)...
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Lights for Liberty coalition holds vigil to shine a light on the darkness of detention camps

Local advocates, activists, and impacted individuals spoke out in public on the issue of human detention camps in the United States on July 12 outside Milwaukee City Hall. Organized as an awareness...
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Politics and Puppets: How oligarchs profit from Trump’s division of Americans

I keep hearing that the Democratic party has moved “left” and that Democratic candidates may be “too far left.” But in an era of unprecedented concentration of wealth and political power at the top,...
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Presidential candidates Castro, Warren, Sanders, and O’Rourke visit Milwaukee for LULAC’s Town Hall

Four Democratic candidates for President spoke at a public forum in Milwaukee on July 11 at the Wisconsin Center, organized by the Hispanic Civil Rights organization, LULAC. The LULAC event was...
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Chief Alfonso Morales joins Wisconsin leaders in support of drivers permits for immigrants

Hosted at the Potawatomi Hotel on July 10, the Wisconsin Celebration event kicked of the 2019 LULAC National Convention in Milwaukee, featuring a renewed round of support by elected leaders on a...
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Puerto Rican leaders share love of America and need for disaster relief during Milwaukee visit

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) was joined by Puerto Rican leaders in Milwaukee on July 11, who shared the harsh reality still facing the Island in the aftermath of Hurricane...
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Milwaukee’s Latino community welcomes LULAC 2019 National Convention with gala celebration

Potawatomi Hotel hosted the Wisconsin Celebration VIP reception on July 10 for the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), kicking off the Civil Rights organization’s 90th Annual National...
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Historic ribbon cutting at LULAC convention ushers in new chapter for local Hispanic population

Even though the Latino community is the fastest growing ethnic population in Wisconsin, the group has at times been considered northern cousins far removed from issues affecting border states. But...
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How a vibrant local Latino history landed the LULAC national convention in Milwaukee

By Sergio M. González • Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), the nation’s oldest Latino civil rights organization, held its 90th annual national...
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