Spanish speakers came to Wisconsin before it was a state. Here’s how they’ve shaped the economy, labor laws, and found the American dream.

Irina Baranova

This piece was produced for the NEW News Lab, a collaboration between five newsrooms covering important issues in Northeast Wisconsin. When Carlos Muñoz arrived in the United States in 1973, he was thinking only about vacationing. Family members who lived in Aurora, Illinois, had been trying to convince him for […]