Civil Rights & Immigration

Is DACA doomed? Supreme Court may side with Trump

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court appears unlikely to salvage an Obama-era program that has allowed hundreds of thousands of young, unauthorized immigrants known...

DACA case heads to U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday Wisconsin is home...

WASHINGTON — Can President Donald Trump put an end to legal protections for a group of undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United...

Renewed birth certificate program provides IDs for work and voting

Milwaukee County supervisors Theodore Lipscomb and Sequanna Taylor are supporting an amendment to the county’s free birth certificate program, continuing the program into 2020....

New report shows high levels of uninsured children Wisconsin fares better...

After falling steadily for at least eight years, the number of children without health insurance rose nationwide for the second year in a row...

Potential E-Verify deal would give legal status to farmworkers

Congressional Democrats hope to broker a deal with Republicans that would grant legal status to farmworkers currently in the country illegally but would require...

Midwest racial gaps grow New study maps how and why life...

Industrial expansion and unionization helped improve the lives of many black families even in the face of segregation. When industry declined and unions shrank, their fortunes reversed.

ICE raids and a battle over Arcadia’s school bus route Wrestling...

Arcadia, a small town in western Wisconsin, near the Minnesota border, has seen a huge influx of immigrants from Latin America in recent years....

Rev. Barber brings his campaign for justice to Milwaukee Uniting people...

“Wisconsin is one of those states that’s critical for talking about poverty,” Rev. William Barber told Wisconsin Examiner, shortly before taking the stage at...

Immigration activists push Milwaukee to clarify policy Milwaukee Fire and Police...

Momentum continued to build in Milwaukee as immigration activists flooded City Hall on Thursday for a third time in two consecutive weeks. Dozens of...

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...
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