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The Home Clock: Episode 3 of Our Podcast Series, “A Better Life?”

The daughter of immigrants visits her parents during COVID-19, raising questions about the meaning of family.

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NHL Playoffs: The Hockey Myth, Joel Ward and My Immigrant Identity

The Washington Capitals face the NY Rangers tonight, but Sehreen Noor Ali can’t stop thinking about Game 7 of the last playoff round when Joel Ward’s winning goal shot the Capitals to glory and set off a wave of racist comments from fans.

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A Muslim Love Story – Bridging Differences to Make a Marriage

Growing up the child of immigrants in Virginia, Sehreen Noor Ali clung to her identity as an Ismaili Muslim. When she met Talah she fell in love, but he was a Sunni Muslim, and she worried she’d lose herself in marrying him.

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Podcast: Immigrants Seek a Constructive Role in US-Pakistan Crisis

Relations between the U.S. and Pakistan are at an all time low, presenting challenges for Pakistani immigrants in the U.S. In this Feet in Two Worlds podcast, Pakistani-American journalist Mohsin Zaheer talks about immigrants torn between their native country and their adopted home.

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Food in 2 Worlds Podcast – The Many Flavors of South Asia, All Within Walking Distance

In this Food in Two Worlds podcast you’ll hear how Jackson Heights’ restaurants and food shops tell the stories of South Asian immigrants in New York.

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Podcast: Yoni Ki Baat – The South Asian ‘Vagina Monologues’

In this Fi2W podcast, reporter Aswini Anburajan interviews Vandana Makker, one of the founders of the performance series Yoni Ki Baat on the importance of exploring women’s sexuality through a cultural and immigrant lens.

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Podcast: How 9/11 Transformed the Lives of Immigrants

In this episode of the Feet in Two Worlds podcast three immigrant journalists from New York discuss the changes they have witnessed over the past decade since the 9/11 attacks, including the impact of new security laws and policies, the stalemate over immigration reform and the stagnant economy.

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‘Cricket Diplomacy’ Between NYPD and Pakistani Diplomats

At a time when diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Pakistan are tense, local law enforcement and Pakistani diplomats based in NYC tried to find common ground and friendship through a national pastime. Reporter Mohsin Zaheer brings us a video report.

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Hidden Costs of Calling Cards Weigh Heavily on Immigrant Consumers

Many immigrants use calling cards to stay in touch with family and friends back home. And while government agencies try to police the industry, calling card users still encounter undisclosed fees and charges for calls that never went through.