Voting laws, Law enforcement and immigration

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Poll workers sort out early and absentee ballots at the Kenosha Municipal building on Election Day, late Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Kenosha, Wis. Wong Maye-E/AP Photo

We check in on recent court rulings on voting laws in Wisconsin with a WPR reporter. Then, two immigration law experts explain a growing trend of local law enforcement supporting ICE efforts.

Featured in this Show

  • Latest updates to voting in Wisconsin

    We catch up on two recent decisions regarding voting in Wisconsin ahead of this fall’s midterms: guidance for clerks to assist voters with disabilities, and a ruling that clerks cannot fill in missing information on absentee ballots.

  • Report: Increased collaboration between local law enforcement and ICE in recent years

    A new report from ACLU Wisconsin finds that partnerships between ICE and local law enforcement grew in the state in the last 15 years, with sheriffs often keeping undocumented immigrants in jail longer than is allowed by law. Two experts explain.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Shawn Johnson Guest
  • Tim Muth Guest
  • Erin Barbato Guest