Civil Rights & Immigration

Black and Latino Roundtable focuses on immigration, incarceration reform Legislators spar...

The negative fallout from decades of mass incarceration was a major topic of discussion during the second annual State of Wisconsin Black and Latino...

Why are private prisons controversial? Three questions answered

Editor’s note: Private prisons have long stirred controversy, most recently over their role in housing undocumented immigrants and asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border. Several states have banned them, several...

Family left “haunted” after father was taken by ICE Dozens of...

Milwaukee’s City Hall was charged with raw emotion last week as community members packed in, shoulder-to-shoulder, to support a family whose loved one had...

Arrest video fuels outrage over Milwaukee Police helping ICE Man arrested...

The Milwaukee Police Department (MPD) has become embroiled in controversy after its officers were filmed assisting Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents in the...

Baldwin, Johnson split as Senate rebukes Trump on border wall Majority...

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Senate voted again on Wednesday to block President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency along the southern U.S. border.  Sen....

Is the Wauwatosa Police Department working with ICE? Questions surround the...

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Wisconsin recently discovered a partnership between the Waukesha County Sheriff's Office and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)....

U.S. Rep. Moore sponsors measure on intersection of misogyny, domestic violence...

It’s been 25 years since Congress passed the landmark Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) but the GOP-controlled U.S. Senate still hasn’t reauthorized it. Marking the...

Activists push Milwaukee PD to not work with ICE Fire and...

Holding artwork and signs saying “Stop ICE,” and “Keep families together,” a diverse collective of teenagers, local activists and community leaders gathered at the...

Waukesha sheriff’s deal with ICE

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Wisconsin has learned that the Waukesha County sheriff's office is the state’s only police department to enter...

No nation filled with hate can be great

Hate is not only devastatingly traumatic to those on the receiving end, it’s destructive to those doing the hating. It’s like drinking poison and...
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