Feet In Two Worlds
Feet in Two Worlds brings the work of immigrant and ethnic media journalists from communities across the U.S. to public radio and the web. A project of the Center for New York City Affairs at the New School, FI2W is supported by the New York Community Trust and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation with additional support from the Mertz Gilmore Foundation, the Sirus Fund, and WNYC. Its work for WNYC comprises occasional radio features, political coverage for our blog It’s a Free Country, podcasts and a new web series called Food in Two Worlds.
Friday, June 27, 2014
By Von Diaz : Feet in Two Worlds
After years of impasse on national and local immigration reform, young activists in the once-monolithic movement are questioning its core goals.
Monday, April 01, 2013
It’s been two years since the uprising in Syria began. Hundreds of thousands of Syrians have fled the country. One woman finds herself back in New York, caught at the intersection between the U.S. immigration system, war refugees and the conflict in Syria.
Monday, June 11, 2012
Young Latino voters are often discouraged by Congress’ inaction on immigration reform and other issues concerning youth in general, such as student loans.
Monday, April 16, 2012
Immigration officials will now issue immigration documents which reflect an individual’s gender identity, so long as they present “an amended birth certificate, passport, or court order recognizing their new gender," is welcome news for the transgender community and its allies.
Sunday, March 18, 2012
Souleymane Diallo is one of the hundreds of West African immigrants in the U.S. who use free conference-call services — like those used in office meetings — to host free radio shows that can be dialed into from anywhere in the country.
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Sen. Scott Brown's bill would qualify Ireland for the E-3 visa program, but America’s sordid history of excluding, and at times oppressing, non-European immigrants has left a bad taste in the mouths of ethnic minorities.
Wednesday, February 01, 2012
For the past weeks Quevedo and other students have protested what they believe is an arbitrary ban to their education via walkouts.
Thursday, January 26, 2012
Friday, January 13, 2012
The outcome of November’s elections will not only affect the lives of native-born Americans but immigrants as well. For that reason, some foreign-born individuals are doing what they can to get the candidate they believe has their best interest in mind elected.
Friday, January 06, 2012
By Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska : Nowy Dziennik/The Polish Daily News
With Greece’s economy reeling and its unemployment rate about 18 percent, some Greeks are trying their luck in the U.S. — especially true in the stronghold of Astoria, Queens, where Greek stores, restaurants and travel agencies dot Ditmars Boulevard and 31st Street.
Thursday, December 22, 2011
Among the millions who will have less money to survive on are Latinos and other immigrants who are here legally or are naturalized citizens.
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has been accused of flip-flopping on issues, chief among them immigration. But has his stance on immigration really shifted that much?
Finger-pointers wonder how Romney has the chutzpah to accuse Gingrich of being soft on immigration, claiming the former Speaker was opening “a new doorway ...
Thursday, December 15, 2011
Would Latinos in Florida, Texas, New Mexico and Nevada who voted for President George W. Bush in 2004 vote for Gingrich?
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
By Von Diaz : Feet in Two Worlds
In this Food in Two Worlds podcast, Von Diaz reports on how Chef Zarela Martinez brought sophisticated Mexican cuisine to New York. Also, Mariana Suarez, of Gourmet Latino, weighs in on the challenges facing today's Latino chefs. Listen to the podcast here and try Martinez's recipe for Chiles en Nogada.
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
An endorsement from "America’s Toughest Sheriff" may not be worth as much as it used to in the past.
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Newt Gingrich’s comments on immigration during Tuesday’s CNN debate sparked a maelstrom. He suggested that some immigrant families, including those with members who are in the country without papers, should not be broken up.
“I don't see how the party that says it's the party of the family is ...
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security sent guidance to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) attorneys Thursday which clearly identified enforcement priorities among pending deportation cases. In short, it said who should be deported and who gets to stay.