Gov. Evers joins immigrant workers on day 6 of march from Milwaukee to Madison

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JOHNSON CREEK, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Governor Tony Evers is standing with immigrant workers for day six of their march from Milwaukee to Madison, stopping in Johnson Creek on Friday, June 25.

The group Voces de la Frontera is demanding a clear path to citizenship for all undocumented workers.

The governor says this group's 90-mile journey is symbolic of the work that still needs to be done for immigration reform.

"For generations, Hispanic and Latino folks in the state of Wisconsin and their communities have kept this state running," Gov. Evers said. "And you saw it during the pandemic. How many of them were essential workers? Many of them right here with us today."

The marchers are pushing for citizenship to be added to President Biden's infrastructure plan.

They will arrive at the state Capitol on Monday.

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