Waukesha County gets preliminary approval to enforce immigration, while Milwaukee County’s request is denied

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An advisory panel Tuesday recommended approval of Waukesha County’s application to participate in a controversial federal immigration law enforcement program, which can turn sheriff deputies into ICE agents. But the same panel rejected former Sheriff David Clarke’s similar request for Milwaukee County. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Wisconsin Public Radio

Protesters call to prevent Waukesha deputies from acting as ICE agents

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Hundreds of protesters joined Voces De La Frontera to gather outside Gov. Scott Walker’s event to announce his re-election bid. Many called on the Waukesha County Sheriff to not allow deputies to act as immigration agents because they are scared for what it could mean to Hispanics in the area. > WDJT Milwaukee

Waukesha sheriff seeks to have deputies become part of Trump’s immigration force

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The ACLU of Wisconsin said the Waukesha County Sheriff has applied to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for some of his deputies to become immigration enforcers. The deputies would become part of President Trump’s ICE force, which seeks to deport millions of immigrants living in the United States. > Wisconsin Gazette

Pence promotes Trump’s tax overhaul plan in Wisconsin

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Visiting Wendall Manufacturing in Waukesha Thursday, Vice President Pence promoted the new Trump administration tax overhaul plan, saying: “The bottom line is tax cuts create jobs, tax cuts create growth. It’s worked here in Wisconsin, and it’s going to work across the United States of America.” > Wisconsin Public Radio

‘It’s devastating Trump’s here’, say Waukesha GE workers whose jobs are moving to Canada

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President Trump’s Waukesha visit had Waukesha GE employees speaking out that they consider the President and Paul Ryan to have failed them as they prepare to lose their jobs to Canada. GE announced they plant closure before November but many employees believed his promise that he’d keep jobs in America and voted for him. > WDJT Milwaukee

Trump to put focus on Wisconsin’s growing apprentice program

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Wisconsin’s growing apprenticeship program will come into the spotlight with President Donald Trump’s visit Tuesday to Waukesha County Technical College. Ivanka Trump will be joining him for the workforce development and apprenticeship push he’s begun this week. > AP News / US News

President Trump and Ivanka to visit Waukesha County Tech on Tuesday

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On Tuesday President Trump and his daughter Ivanka will visit Waukesha County Technical College as part of Trump’s pivot to spotlighting workforce development and apprenticeships. Joined by Governor Walker, the group will also participate in a roundtable discussion with local business owners, and Trump will headline a Walker fundraiser that evening. > WDJT Milwaukee