Navigating Wisconsin as an immigrant, A former justice’s reaction to Supreme Court leak

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A protester's sign says "We all have a choice!" The Capitol can be seen behind them.
A protester raises a sign during a march in favor of abortion access Tuesday, May 3, 2022, in Madison, Wis. Angela Major/WPR

We hear from an immigration attorney with the Catholic Multicultural Center about challenges that refugees and immigrants face when settling in Wisconsin. Then, we talk with a former Wisconsin Supreme Court justice about her reaction to the leaked draft decision overturning of Roe v. Wade.

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Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Steven Potter Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Carmel Capati Guest
  • Janine Geske Guest