Author Archives: Sarah Kate Kramer

About Sarah Kate Kramer

Sarah Kate Kramer first got hooked on collecting stories as a StoryCorps facilitator, then traveled the world with a microphone for a few years before settling down in her hometown of New York City. From 2010-2012 she was the editor of Feet in 2 Worlds and a freelance reporter for WNYC Radio, where she created “Niche Market,” a weekly segment that profiled specialty stores in New York. Sarah is now a producer at Radio Diaries, a non-profit that produces documentaries for NPR and other public radio outlets.
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Counties in New York Activate Secure Communities

Despite efforts to have New York drop out of the federal fingerprint sharing program aimed at identifying undocumented immigrants with criminal records, two New York counties have joined the program.

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DREAM Act Fails to Advance in Senate

Immigrant activists joined President Obama in expressing “incredible disappointment” at the failure of the bill that would have provided a path to legal status for hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants.

Kevin Kang speaking at Sunday's DREAM Act rally in Brooklyn, NY - Photo: Catalina Jaramillo

House Passes DREAM Act, Senate Tables It

After passing in the House, Senate Democrats made a strategic decision to postpone a vote on the measure that would offer a path to citizenship for young undocumented immigrants.