Posted inGovernment, Local news

Undocumented immigrants qualify for rent relief, but Wisconsin sends mixed signals

By Vanessa Swales, Wisconsin Watch Some regional nonprofits administering Gov. Tony Evers’ $322 million emergency rental assistance program may be unintentionally discouraging non-U.S. citizens from applying — even though immigration status holds no bearing on eligibility for the federally financed program. At least eight of the 14 organizations administering the Wisconsin Emergency Rental Assistance (WERA) program […]

Posted inRCE Noticias

Biden Presentará Plan De Reforma Migratoria Al Congreso En Su Primer Día De Trabajo

WASHINGTON, D.C (RCE Noticias) – Presidente-electo Joe Biden, tiene planes ambiciosos para su primer día de la presidencia, incluyendo una reforma migratoria con un camino a la ciudadanía. Biden tomará posesión como el presidente número 46 de los Estados Unidos el miércoles 20 de enero, 2021.  Según la Prensa Asociada, mejor conocida como AP por […]

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DREAMers En Wisconsin Elegibles Para ‘Beca De Oportunidad’ De $80,000

Wisconsin (RCE Noticias) – La organizacion TheDream.Us abrió las aplicaciones para la ‘Beca de Oportunidad,’ también conocida como “Opportunity Scholarship” en inglés.  La beca está disponible para 13 estados en los cuales los dreamers no tienen acceso a una educación universitaria. Los fondos de la beca cubrirán la colegiatura, comida y vivienda en ciertas universidades […]

Posted inCommunity, Government

Your news roundup for August 2

Here are several headlines from national, state and local news sources today. News Headlines 9th Circuit rules White House can’t withhold money from ‘sanctuary cities, Politico Dow set to drop nearly 200 points after Trump threatens China with bigger tariffs, CNBC Clean Wisconsin sues over state smog regulations, WPR Wisconsin confirms death linked to fake […]

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Stay of deportation of community activist Ricardo Fierro sought today

A stay of deportation is expected to be filed today in federal court by attorneys for Ricardo Fierro, a well-known community activist. Fierro, 39, from Racine, was taken into custody by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents last week. He is undocumented and originally from Mexico, according to a report on the Hispanic News Network. […]

Posted inLetter to the Editor

Letter to the editor: We need safe schools now

As a leader in Youth Empowered in The Struggle, a DACA recipient, and a student in Racine Unified School District, I am disappointed with the RUSD School Board’s decision to pass an ineffective “feel good” resolution regarding the impact of administration action on DACA students. The letter and Safe Zone replacement resolution proposed by board […]

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In Setback For Trump, Judges Reject Travel Ban

By Dan Levine and Mica Rosenberg (Reuters) – President Donald Trump suffered a legal blow on Thursday when a federal appeals court refused to reinstate his executive order temporarily banning people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled that the […]

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Trump Signs Immigration Executive Order, Here’s What It Means

By Julia Edwards Ainsley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered construction of a U.S.-Mexican border wall and punishment for cities shielding illegal immigrants while mulling restoring a CIA secret detention program as he launched broad but divisive plans to reshape U.S. immigration and national security policy. The executive order will block the entry of […]

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Executive Order: Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements

Editor’s Note: Here is the entire executive order President Donald Trump signed Wednesday. The executive order was published on the site. By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq.) (INA), the Secure […]

Posted inCommunity

200 Travel to Madison for Day Without Latinos

**Editor’s Note: This story and the accompanying photographs were submitted by Keith Kohlmann. More than two hundred Racine students and their families formed a caravan of three busses and dozens of cars to participate in “A Day Without Latinos” at the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison. The crowd was there to call attention to two […]

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