Duffy, Grothman issue dire wall warnings


Wisconsin Republican Congressman Sean Duffy and Glenn Grothman took to the talk radio airwaves this week in support of President Donald Trump’s demand for border wall funding, issuing warnings on the threat posed to America by illegal immigrants. > Wisconsin Radio Network

Paul Ryan wants more immigrants, as long as they look like him

Paul Ryan is pushing new legislation that would increase the number of Irish immigrants coming to the U.S. It’s another example of Republican hypocrisy, given Ryan has done nothing to expand immigration for Latin American nations. It’s also self-serving: Ryan has expressed interest in becoming U.S. ambassador to Ireland. > Rolling Stone

Pocan demands ICE respond to FOIA request regarding raids in Wisconsin

U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan sent a letter to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Monday demanding a response to a Freedom of Information Act request that was sent two months ago about ICE raids that occurred across Wisconsin. > Channel 3000

Outgoing Speaker Ryan cites immigration, not paying off national debt as biggest regrets

The Republican lawmaker from Wisconsin, the 2012 vice presidential nominee, sat for an interview with The Washington Post as he prepares to step down. Ryan also delivered one of his final floor speeches, thanking his staff and voters of his Wisconsin congressional district, where he first won election in 1998 at age 28. > TIME

Immigrant rights groups press for Wisconsin driver’s licenses for 32,000 residents


Immigrant rights advocates hope a new Democratic administration could mean a chance for undocumented immigrants to obtain a driver’s license. But while advocacy groups may have an ally in Gov.-elect Tony Evers, there’s so far no indication the Republican-controlled Legislature will support Democratic legislation on immigration or any other issue. > Wisconsin State Journal

Johnson touts immigration reform


As President Donald Trump sends thousands of American troops to the Mexican border to defend against caravans of Central American migrants and proposing to end birthright citizenship, U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson said he agrees with the president that the nation’s immigration system needs to be fixed. > Eau Claire Leader-Telegram

Johnson talks Pittsburgh shooting, immigration policy, midterms

When asked about the Pittsburgh shooting, U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson called it both a tragedy and an isolated incident. “It’s a senseless slaughter of innocent worshipers,” the Republican Senator said. “An act of pure hate and evil. ” Johnson also says he doesn’t believe the shooting is connected to any political movement. > FOX 11 Green Bay