The National Immigration Detention Hotline

Freedom for Immigrants has recently announced that a settlement was reached with the federal government, that will allow for the continuation of the hotline. The hotline began operation in 2013, but was later s...

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Wisconsin Identity Theft

The Wisconsin Statutes defines identity theft as intentionally using or attempting to use another individual’s identity or ID documents to: (a) To obtain credit, money, goods, services, employment, or an...

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Wisconsin OWI Conviction Penalties

1st Offense OWI in Wisconsin Wisconsin law forbids the operating of a motor vehicle if you have a blood alcohol concentration of .08% or greater, or if you are showing signs of impairment. If you are requi...

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An End to the “Remain in Mexico” Policy

On January 20, the “remain in Mexico” asylum policy was halted temporarily. However, the policy has now been officially ended.  The “remain in Mexico” policy called for tens of thousands of asylum-...

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First Degree Sexual Assault in Wisconsin

According to Section 940.255(1) of the Wisconsin Statutes, the state must prove the following elements in first degree sexual assault: “Has sexual contact or sexual intercourse with another person without con...

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Marijuana Laws in Wisconsin

Despite the move to legalize marijuana in many states, it remains illegal in the state of Wisconsin. If you are charged with possession of marijuana, it is considered a misdemeanor, even if it is your first off...

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Ignition Interlock Devices in Wisconsin

In Wisconsin, the installation of an ignition interlock device in every vehicle you own is ordered by judges, in the following cases: If you commit a repeat OWI offense If your BAC was .15 or higher for your fi...

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