25 Sep 2021

One thing will not change regardless of whether this effort in Congress results in a true path to citizenship for ‘Documented Dreamers’. We will continue to be powerful advocates for immigrants and their families in Wisconsin and beyond. Source:

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14 Jul 2021

You do not have to be driving a car in order to be charged with an OWI in Wisconsin. According to Wisconsin law, if you are “operating” a vehicle under the influence, then can be charged with an OWI. Sitting behind the wheel while your car is running is still considered “operating” a vehicle. If […]

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28 Jun 2021

The Biden administration has announced that more “remain in Mexico” asylum seekers will be able to enter the U.S. to pursue asylum claims. The first of thousands of asylum seekers were admitted last week. This initiative is projected to aid tens of thousands of people.  The “remain in Mexico” policy forced migrants to stay in […]

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21 Jun 2021

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation asserts the existence of Wisconsin’s open container law. This law states that it is illegal to “have an opened container on your person in a motor vehicle on a public highway.” If you wish to transport alcohol beverages that have an opened seal, then you must keep them in the […]

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9 Jun 2021

The policy called for the returning of asylum seekers to Mexico as they awaited their court dates. Immigrant advocates have declared the end of the remain in Mexico policy a “huge victory”. Judy Rabinovitz, American Civil Liberties Union attorney and lead counsel stated, “The forced return policy was cruel, depraved, and illegal, and we are […]

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19 May 2021

As exhibited by the following Wisconsin Department of Transportation OWI Penalty Chart, the consequences of any OWI charge become steeper in the event that a minor is in the vehicle. In these cases, a minor is considered anyone who is under 16 years of age. This means they are not old enough to drive themselves.  […]

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4 May 2021

President and CEO of the National Immigration Forum Ali Noorani stated, “I don’t think anybody anticipated the pent-up demand that was at the border.” During the last couple of months, the number of unaccompanied children arriving at the border has dramatically risen. According to experts, new immigration laws must be developed, aside from the feat […]

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21 Apr 2021

According to Wisconsin Act 100, an ignition interlock device is required following an OWI charge, if these circumstances are present: You are a repeat OWI offender If you are a first time OWI offender whose BAC was more than .15 percent If you refused to provide chemical testing In the event of the requirement of […]

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