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.
Protestors for and against building an Islamic community center and mosque near the World Trade Center site rallied outside of Ground Zero on the ten year anniversary of 9/11.
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.
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.
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf and his wife Daisy Khan have distanced themselves from the renewed effort to build a mosque and Islamic cultural center near Ground Zero.
The Federal Communications Commission may begin accepting new applications for LPFM licenses next year. But the level of awareness of this communications resource is “pretty low” in immigrant communities.
A wave of relief, as Pakistani Americans and organizations representing Muslim Americans react to the death of Osama bin Laden.
Arab Americans and their supporters protested in front of the UN building and the Saudi Arabian Consulate in New York to support Bahrani Shiites. Fi2W’s Mohsin Zaheer prepared a video report on the demonstration.
Muslim Americans are protesting congressional hearings on the “radicalization of American Muslims” scheduled for March 10. Meanwhile, Park51 opponents are screening a “documentary” purporting to show the dangers of a proposed Islamic cultural center in lower Manhattan.
Immigrants from the Middle East and North Africa demonstrated in front of the United Nations on Friday to show support for the uprisings in their homelands.