Even with a Republican-controlled state legislature, local Latinos are cautiously optimistic that Tony Evers’ election means they may see movement on two issues they’ve pushed for years: driver’s licenses and in-state tuition for undocumented immigrants. > Cap Times
The bottom line for voters on Nov. 6 is stark: While Scott Walker is embracing the worst of Donald Trump’s destructive politics, Tony Evers is upholding the values of the state that my immigrant family has called “home” for almost two centuries. > Cap Times
Gov. Scott Walker is attacking his Democratic challenger Tony Evers in a new ad launched Tuesday. The ad concludes with the tagline “Tony Evers: Special treatment for illegals, higher taxes for you.” > Cap Times
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials found and detained 83 of the 250 individuals this week that they are looking for in Wisconsin, according to a statement from U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan. > Channel 3000
U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan will be meeting with officials from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement after 83 arrests were made in the state as part of a four-day operation last week. > Channel 3000
Wisconsin is not among the 17 states known to host facilities where the federal government detains migrant children. The state does, however, have two facilities where U.S. ICE holds adult detainees: the Kenosha County and Dodge County Detention Centers. WisContext lays out how each fits into broader federal immigration policy and practices.
Twenty-one Wisconsin cities are expecting protesters to show up in big numbers Saturday to rail against President Trump’s immigration policies, most notably the “zero tolerance” order that led to border-crossing children being separated from their parents. Hundreds of “Families Belong Together” rallies are set for Saturday in all 50 states and Washington, D.C. > Appleton Post Crescent