Author Archives: Suman Raghunathan

About Suman Raghunathan

Suman Ragunathan is a former Feet in 2 Worlds contributor. Suman is an experienced immigration and public policy analyst and consultant, with expertise spanning the grassroots, advocacy, and policy worlds.

News Analysis: Immigration Policy in 2009

By Suman Raghunathan, FI2W columnist As the dust begins to settle after the historic November elections, the incoming Obama administration has lost no time in assembling transition teams on a host of pressing issues, including immigration. The new administration faces…

Latino and Immigrant Votes Likely Crucial to Obama’s Victory

JERSEY CITY, NJ – Suman Raghunathan, FI2W consultant Over 63-million Americans voted for Barack Obama yesterday to be the nation’s 44th President, giving him a 53% to 46% victory over John McCain. Pundits are saying that Obama’s historic victory hinged…

In Gritty Jersey City, Eager Immigrants Stream to the Polls

JERSEY CITY, NJ – Suman Raghunathan, FI2W consultant At a fire house in Jersey City, Arab, Filipino, and South Asian voters voted in a steady stream as the early evening fog rolled in. Several immigrants, longtime residents and US citizens…

Voter Registration 101: How Do New Citizens Become Voters?

In the midst of the swirling allegations of fraudulent voter registrations, I thought it would be useful to explain how most of the nation’s immigrant citizens become legally registered voters. Federal authorities are investigating alleged voter registration fraud by the…