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Shortly after his inauguration, President Donald Trump signed an executive order banning refugees from coming into the U.S. Mary Flynn, refugee program director for Lutheran Social Services, discuses how legal turmoil surrounding the order has affected resettlement in Wisconsin.
They're as familiar a part of America's car-oriented transportation infrastructure as the roads themselves: Highway travel centers with gas, commercial truck and RV parking, Wi-Fi, a convenience store and maybe an in-house fast-food joint or and other amenities.
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Tony Huppert and his family own TEAM Oil Travel Center in Spring Valley. As Gov. Scott Walker and key Republicans in the Wisconsin Legislature are split over transportation funding, rural areas find themselves in a difficult position when it comes to maintaining and repairing roads.
Every single refugee among multitudes around the world has their own individual story, their own experience of fleeing danger and seeking a better life elsewhere. One family that escaped Syria and moved to Wisconsin offers an example of the personal scope of this vast crisis.
The first week of the Trump administration brought a hail of executive orders, including two that marked an abrupt shift in U.S. immigration policy.
Mousa Aldashash, his wife and his daughter fled violence in Syria a few years ago and are adjusting to life in the U.S. They are part of Wisconsin's relatively small Syrian refugee community.
More than 15,000 refugees from Syria resettled in the U.S. last year, but only 119 people have arrived to Wisconsin from Syria between 2002 and 2016. Scott Gordon of WisContext discuses refugee resettlement in the state.
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Immigration is at the forefront of the new administration of President Donald Trump, who issued a pair of executive orders that shift federal priorities. Christine Neumann-Ortiz, executive director of Voces de la Frontera, discusses what these policies mean to immigration advocates.
Cindy Mischnick was a driving force behind the La Crosse Seed Library, the state's first that allows patrons to "check out" seeds to plant in their gardens.
As a new president took office after campaigning hard against the Affordable Care Act, a University of Wisconsin physician is urging caution on making immediate changes to the health care system.