Asian

Stories about Asian immigrant communities.

Jackson Heights, Queens: A Babel Tower of Electoral Activity

JACKSON HEIGHTS, NY – Aswini Anburajan, FI2W reporter Coming from Manhattan, you can feel the difference as you step off the subway platform at 72nd St. and Broadway in Queens. A primarily ethnic community, Jackson Heights is home to, among many…

On Election Day, Feet In 2 Worlds Covers The Immigrant Vote

As America votes Tuesday, we will bring you reports from polling places in immigrant and ethnic neighborhoods across the U.S. Follow Election Day from the perspective of immigrant journalists in battleground states Florida and New Hampshire, as well as Illinois,…

Mom, Dad, I’m Voting: A First-Time, First-Generation Voter

First-time voters are getting lots of attention this year — both foreign-born Americans who have recently become naturalized citizens and American-born young people who’ve just reached voting age. Patrick Ng falls into the latter group, but he also comes from…