The rank and file membership of American labor unions is increasingly made up of immigrants. In this podcast Fi2W’s Cristina Pastor talks about the influence of Asians on organized labor.
When Filipino boxing hero Manny Pacquiao pummeled Shane Mosley in a recent fight, the best view in the house was on Facebook. This story comes to us from TheFilAm.net, a new online magazine for Filipino Americans in the New York area.
The new Fi2W podcast makes its debut with an examination of the hopes and fears of Pakistani immigrants following the death of Osama bin Laden and rising tensions between the U.S. and Pakistan.
Manhattan’s Chinatown lost population over the past decade. New Census figures showing the decline have added to an intense debate about the future of the historic neighborhood.
A wave of relief, as Pakistani Americans and organizations representing Muslim Americans react to the death of Osama bin Laden.
Hosting weddings fit for kings and queens is a cherished tradition for South Asian immigrants in the U.S. and around the world.
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are among the fastest growing ethnic groups in organized labor. Their increasing numbers in the labor movement has implications for both workers’ rights and election year politics.
Homing pigeons were once a common sight in the skies over many New York neighborhoods. Fi2W’s Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska produced a radio story for WNYC about a handful of immigrants and native New Yorkers, who keep pigeon flocks today.
Remé Grefalda is constantly on the lookout for books, publications, documents and other ephemera that preserve the Asian immigrant experience. She is the driving force behind a new collection at the Library of Congress -the Asian-American Pacific Islander Collection
At a redistricting forum in Queens, community leaders gathered to discuss how new districts could present an opportunity for the Asian American community to grow as a political force.