Tag: politics


Why Are Some of Silicon Valley’s Best and Brightest Spending Time on a Foreign Election?

Forget the midterm U.S. elections: Indian immigrants are pouring energy and campaign contributions into India’s national elections.


Could Voters in a Heavily Hispanic District Elect the First Arab-American to the New York City Council?

Zead Ramadan could make history, but is considered an underdog in the race in upper Manhattan.

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Podcast: The “High Road” Restaurant – A New Approach to Improving Conditions for Restaurant Workers

NYC restaurant workers, many of them immigrants, survive on low wages and must endure poor working conditions.

Michaelle Solages, First Haitian Elected to NY State Assembly, Now Focused on Long Island Sandy Relief

Michaelle Solages, from Nassau County’s 22nd district, has become the first person of Haitian descent elected to the New York State Assembly. Her first order of business is to get the power back on.


Podcast: Immigration Is a Polarizing Topic in American Politics. A New Book Looks at How It Got That Way

Frequent FiI2W contributor and senior political reporter for La Opinión Pilar Marrero comes on the podcast to discuss her new book Killing the American Dream


Podcast: Young Latinos Work To Get Out The Vote In Arizona

Arizona is seeing a surge in Latino voter registration and political activism that could be the leading edge of bigger political changes for the politically conservative state.

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Immigrant Stories from Feet in 2 Worlds on Public Radio Today

You can hear four different Fi2W stories across the country today on public radio. We link to them inside.

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Maria Hinojosa on WNYC’s Brian Lehrer this Morning

Listen to Maria Hinojosa, host of NPR’s Latino USA and co-anchor of Need to Know on PBS, speak with Brian Lehrer this morning on WNYC talking about the presidential campaign and plugging our event tonight at the New School.


Podcast: For Latino Voters it’s Immigration & the Economy, Not Necessarily in that Order

What’s important to Latino voters this year? A preview of the conversation coming up on Thursday, Oct. 18 at the “Unlocking the Latino Vote” town hall at The New School.

Commentary: The Choice is Clear for Immigrants

This November, Fi2W commentator Erwin de Leon will be supporting the party that listens to immigrant voices.