The federal Secure Communities program was created to protect communities by identifying and deporting immigrants who have broken criminal laws. However, one-third of those deported from Milwaukee County had no criminal record.
The last time Hector Arenas had any contact with law enforcement officials was when he was 22. Fifteen years later, he was removed from his home by immigration officers and deported to Mexico, leaving behind five children and their mother.
Eugene Kotowski has participated in Fourth of July parades for 70 years, starting a tradition that continues with his nieces, nephews, children and grandchildren.
Fondy Food Center supporters won the organization an orchard valued at $5,000 in a national contest.
Mobile Market shoppers are relieved that the low-cost food program will continue to provide access to healthy food in their communities—at least through the summer.
Two years after the implementation of the Wisconsin smoking ban, restaurants and bars report varied effects on business.
Milwaukee native Erika Johnson was one of just six Wisconsin students selected to study space exploration this summer with the experts at NASA in Houston.
The Boys and Girls Clubs of Milwaukee partnered with the Hillside Family Resource Center for the first time to host the clubs’ annual walk and health fair.
A community effort to revitalize the once-proud North Division High School is beginning to pay off as a new principal and staff bring “discipline and high expectations.”
Local healthcare providers and reform advocates praised the Supreme Court’s decision Thursday to uphold most provisions of the Affordable Care Act and urged the state to comply with the law.