Wisconsin ‘dreamers’ to demonstrate outside Paul Ryan speech in New York


House Speaker Paul Ryan is due to speak Thursday night at the prestigious Al Smith Dinner in New York, and six Wisconsin “Dreamers” plan to demonstrate outside the venue. The Wisconsin youth are members of Voces de la Frontera’s student group Youth Empowered in the Struggle. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Baldwin requests DACA deadline extension due to hurricane complications


Amid GOP congressmen trying to reach a bipartisan decision to end the DACA program, U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin joined 37 other senators in requesting to extend the program’s Oct. 5 deadline since hurricanes have hit an area where a large portion of the current Dreamers occupy, making it potentially difficult for them to meet the deadline. > The Daily Cardinal

Dane County exec: We stand with our immigrants


Dane County Executive Joe Parisi: “To our immigrant community, I want to be clear: We do not agree with actions by our federal government to eliminate of DACA or step up efforts aimed at mass deportation. In Dane County we welcome you, respect you, and stand with you, and will assist you during these challenging times.”

Wisconsin immigrant advocates push for pressure on Paul Ryan, ‘clean’ Dream Act


Wisconsin activists said Wednesday they won’t stand for compromise on DACA, insisting Wisconsinites put pressure on Paul Ryan for “clean” legislation that allows Dreamers to stay without any border security add-ons. “We’re not willing to trade DACAs for their parents, DACAs for their siblings, DACAs for the wall,” said Madison Mayor Paul Soglin. > Cap Times

Johnson believes Congress will take action to protect Dreamers


U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson said he expects Congress will take action on DACA within the next six months. Johnson said he believes the policy implemented by President Obama was unconstitutional, but the federal government needs to take care of the young immigrants who didn’t act on their own in coming to the U.S. > Cap Times

Rep. Glenn Grothman’s town hall in Beaver Dam


U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman held a town hall session on Sunday night in Beaver Dam and heard concerns from local residents ranging from the fate of the “Dreamers” to the current shape of the Republican Party. Beaver Dam’s Daily Citizen provides a summary.

‘It’s devastating for us’: immigration advocates point to the negatives of ending DACA


Several immigration advocates spoke out on the Sunday shows “UpFront with Mike Gousha” and “Capital City Sunday,” arguing that ending DACA would lead to negative personal and economic consequences not just for the program’s recipients, but the wider Latino community and the nation. > Cap Times