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David Michael Miller

U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan wants to abolish the federal immigration agency, ICE. He says it can’t be fixed. But Pocan’s proposal is a political misstep and lets the real culprit off the hook. more

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David Michael Miller

U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan traveled to the United States-Mexico border where he saw the facilities holding immigrants whose families have been torn apart by border agents. He is right to call for the abolition of ICE. more

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Felicia Clark

On a scorching Saturday in Madison, a couple marries at the state Capitol. Around the bend, a rally protesting the Trump administration’s policy that has separated children from their parents was taking place. The irony was surreal. more

Opinion

U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan says he never thought his opinion of President Donald Trump could be any lower. Then he toured the detention centers where immigrant children have been taken away from their parents and held in cages. more

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Samuel Lustgarten and Nika Ranjbar-Irani are getting married in Madison. Unfortunately, President Trump’s Muslim travel ban will keep some relatives from attending. more

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On April 13, a 67-year-old Cambodian refugee who fled the brutal Khmer Rouge regime more than 30 years ago was detained by immigration agents while grocery shopping in Monona. more

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Madison is part of the Safe Cities Network, a group of 11 areas ramping up resources to help immigrants facing detention. more

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Trump is finding it’s not so easy to build his promised wall. But there is one exception: it would be relatively straightforward to build a three-mile wall along a federally owned wildlife refuge. more

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The process of signing up for DACA required participants to give out a lot of information about their families, who they now worry are at greater risk of deportation. Could decades of hard work by their parents be upended? more

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Over the last 50 years, Madison’s Indian community has grown and thrived, but their contributions aren’t always noticed. A citizen coalition is throwing a party to celebrate this successful immigrant group. more

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