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Ethnic Media Outlets Urge House Republicans to Pass Immigration Reform

Media serving immigrant communities insist ‘There is no room for failure.’

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Article Sparks Concern Over the Future of New York’s Leading Spanish-Language Daily

An article speculating on the possible demise of El Diario has hit a nerve in the city’s Hispanic community.

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Dominican Women Follow Politics like Baseball, but Struggle to Get in the Game

The Dominican Republic holds presidential and congressional elections on Sunday. This year three women are running for vice president, which is awakening interest in the election among Dominican women in New York. A story from our partner El Diario/La Prensa.

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With Dominican Republic Elections Set for Sunday, NY Dominicans are Caught Up in Campaign Fever

Dominican immigrants vote in their homeland’s national election on Sunday. We bring you election coverage from our partner El Diario/La Prensa.

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Looking Back at an Aviation Disaster that Tore Through Dominican Immigrant Families

11/12/11 marks the tenth anniversary of the crash of American Airlines Flight 587 from New York to Santo Domingo. Families who lost loved ones received monetary settlements. But fighting over the money caused years of additional grief for many.

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Perry Fumbles With Hispanics in New York

GOP Presidential candidate Rick Perry met with Hispanic community leaders in his visit to New York this week. He was greeted with a little warmth and a lot of skepticism.

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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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Podcast: Same-Sex Marriage Coverage in Spanish Language Media

In this podcast episode, Fi2W executive producer John Rudolph interviews freelance reporter Monika Fabian and LGBT Latino blogger Andrés Duque of Blabbeando about the Spanish-language media’s coverage of New York’s marriage equality law.

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NYC Cooperation with ICE on Immigrant Detentions Angers Council Members

A heated exchange between the Bloomberg administration and its critics over federal access to immigrant inmates at the city’s Rikers Island prison.

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Cuomo’s Campaign Promises to Latinos

The Democratic candidate for New York governor said if elected he’ll review the controversial Secure Communities agreement with the federal government.