Tag: Politics

Commentary: Immigrants Reflect on the American Dream

Respondents to the Fi2W ‘American Dream’ poll share their reflections on immigration, citizenship, and achieving the American Dream.

Analysis: Nothing New on Immigration Reform in State of the Union, But You Can Speak Out

Read our analysis of President Obama’s speech and answer our quick poll on achieving the American Dream

Take the Fi2W Poll: What is the ‘American Dream’ for Today’s Immigrants?

Give us your take and join the conversation about immigrants the ‘American Dream.’

Commentary: At Last I Have A Green Card, But Many Others Still Wait

After 23 years in this country, Fi2W’s Erwin de Leon can now truly call the U.S. home.


News Analysis: Are Immigrant-Aid Organizations Ready for Reform?

There’s a big job waiting for community based organizations after Congress acts to legalize undocumented immigrants. Columnist Erwin de Leon says they better be ready.

Filipino Families Unaware of Affordable Care Act

Part 2 of a series by Cristina Pastor.

Improving Access to Care for Children with Disabilities Under Obamacare

Part one of a two-part series on the Affordable Care Act and immigrant families.

Cracks Starting to Show in DACA Program for Young Undocumented Immigrants

Von Diaz reports for Colorlines on the experiences of three young immigrants and the deferred action program.

Chinese Media Dissects Defeat of Mayoral Candidate John Liu

New York’s Chinese community does not appear ready for the post-Liu era.

A First for New York – Mexican-American Headed to City Council

Carlos Menchaca made history this week, beating incumbent Sara González.